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MEDIA ADVISORY: November 18th Event–Treating Adolescents with Borderline Personality Disorder

Free Breakfast Learning Series invites clinicians and community members to learn about Dialectical Behavior Therapy and its affect on adolescents

WHAT:
Centerstone and the Ivy Tech Community College School of Liberal Arts and Sciences’ Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences to present a free, Breakfast Learning Series event titled, “Dialectical Behavior Therapy for Adolescents.” Licensed Clinical Social Worker Cheryl Mansell of New Outlook Counseling Center will review:

  • The skills and strategies of using Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) with adolescents struggling with emotional disorders such as borderline personality
  • disorder.
  • The common strategies used for emotional regulation and reducing emotional ntensity in young adults.
  • How the Mindfulness practice of DBT works in conjunction with distress tolerance skills.
  • The types of barriers adolescents face with interpersonal communication and sustaining stable relationships.

The Breakfast Learning Series is designed especially for clinicians and community members who support those recovering from mental illness and addiction. Continuing education credits are available for a $5.00 charge.

WHO:
Cheryl Mansell, MSW, LCSW of New Outlook Counseling Center
WHEN:
Friday, November 18, 2011
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

WHERE:
Ivy Tech Community College – Bloomington Campus

Lamkin Hall
200 Daniel’s Way
Bloomington, Ind.
NOTES:
For more information, please contact Nicholas Spagnolo at (812) 337-2350 or
nicholas.spagnolo@centerstone.org.

About Centerstone

Centerstone, a not-for-profit organization, has provided a wide range of mental health and addiction services to Indiana residents for more than 50 years. Through more than 60 facilities in 17 Indiana counties, Centerstone serves more than 24,000 children, adolescents, adults and seniors each year. The organization also operates the Foster Care Select program in 24 counties. It is accredited by CARF International. For more information about Centerstone, please call 800-344-8802.