New York State Office of Mental Health
MICA Teleconference Series

Fall 2000 Programs

Beyond Borderline:
The Path Towards Wellness

Featuring Marilyn Gewacke, Ph.D.
Dr. Gewacke has received national recognition for her conceptual framework and treatment approach for individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. She is currently in private practice.

Part I: Viewing the Borderline Drama Through Trauma
Thursday, October 5, 2000
This 3-part series will provide an in-depth look at successful treatment strategies for individuals diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder. Part I will highlight the role of childhood trauma as it relates to etiology and treatment. A trauma treatment model featuring "how to strategies" will be presented.

Part II: The treatment Relationship: Vehicle for Movement and Change
Thursday, October 26, 2000
In Part II a three-stage treatment model will be presented to address techniques and strategies for dealing with behavioral management issues and building a therapeutic alliance.

Part III: Trauma Recovery and Truth Discovery
Thursday, November 2, 2000
Special attention to issues related to healing the trauma within while maintaining stabilization and safety will be presented in Part III.

12:300 pm Registration, 1:00 - 2:30 pm Program

: 1.5 CE credits. The NYSPA is approved by APA to offer continuing education for psychologists. NYSPA maintains resonsibilty for this program.
Social Work: This program has been approved by NASW-NYS for 1.5 contact hours.
Nursing: This activity has been submitted to the New York State Nurses Association's Council on Continuing Education, which is accredited by the American Nurses' Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation, for approval of contact hours.
Rehabilitation Counselors: This program has been approved for 1.5 CRCC credits.
CASAC: Documentation of attendance may be submitted for CASAC credentialing/recredentialing.
Sites on reverse. Please call for reservation.
For more information, please contect NYS OMH Bureau of Education and Workforce Development, 518-474-2578.


Reverse Side