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Cover image for lecture: Borderline Personality Disorders in the Workplace

Lecture Overview

In this lecture, Geoff Ahern explains the differences in opinions, staff culture and lack of understanding which all contribute to feelings of frustration among healthcare professionals. Borderline Personality Disorders in the workplace are a significant factor in the healthcare environment. Watch this lecture to increase your understanding of management in the clinical context, including co-workers with personality disorders, manipulative behaviour and staff-splitting.


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Geoffrey Ahern Visit

Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician and educator who splits his time between working with people in a mental health crisis in the ED setting and working proactively to educate other health professionals and the community about how to better understand mental health problems, as well as substance use and addiction. Over the years, he has gained extensive experience in emergency and trauma, rural nursing, alcohol and other drug counselling, and psychiatric nursing across both the public and private sectors. He holds a masters of health science (mental health and addiction). Geoff is particularly fascinated by the impact that exercise, nutrition, community, meaning and purpose, and practices like yoga have on a person’s mental health, as well as living a simple life of reflection, contentment and wonderment.


8 Total Rating(s)
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Linda Annett
20 Oct 2019

Lecturer very knowledgeable and engaging.

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Catherine Papadopoulos
16 Oct 2019

Interesting topic with some great insight into how to respond positively to challenging personality traits

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Julie Wilson
16 Oct 2019

lecturer very engaging

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Michele Selby
12 Oct 2019

interesting topic

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Karen Allen
11 Oct 2019


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Mary Wright
11 Oct 2019

Good resource

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Margie Weiss
09 Oct 2019

Interesting topic,and highly relevant to my ongoing practice.