On Demand Professional Workshop: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Recent Progress in Assessment and Treatment

This presentation was originally reviewed on May 16, 2023, and broadcast live online on May 19, 2023, from 1:00 PM- 4:15 PM ET.

The views and opinions expressed by this presenter in this lecture are their own, and do not represent the views of Sheppard Pratt.

Over the past decade there has been significant progress in identifying and treating pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality disorder, NPD. This presentation aims at discussing strategies for recognizing and diagnosing NPD, understanding the individual struggling with this personality disorder, and outlining advances in treatment interventions and modalities. Specific attention will be given to the range and dimensions of narcissistic personality functioning, and the process of change.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health professionals. 

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, attendees will be able to:

  1. Identify three dimensions of psychopathology in diagnosing narcissistic personality disorder
  2. Distinguish three developmental origins for narcissistic personality disorder
  3. List three treatment modalities adjusted to narcissistic personality disorder

 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
06/19/2023
Course expires: 
06/16/2025

There is no commercial support for this activity.

About the speaker

Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D is an Associate Clinical Professor at Harvard Medical School and a psychologist at McLean Hospital affiliated to the Gunderson Outpatient Program specialized in treatment of personality disorders. She is a psychoanalyst and a member of the Faculty of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, BPSI and teaches in the Advanced Training Program in Psychotherapy and in the Exploration in Mind Program. She is also a longstanding member of the Boston Suicide Study Group which focuses on the psychodynamic understanding and treatment of suicidality.  Over the past 35 years she has specialized on studies and treatment of pathological narcissism and narcissistic personality  and she has  over 100 publications.

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Elsa Ronningstam, Ph.D,  reports receiving royalties from Oxford University Press and is a speaker for American College of Psychiatry. She will not discuss any products, services, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 24 months: Todd Peters, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Elizabeth Ryznar, MD, MSc, Louis Marino, MD, Ehsan Syed, MD, Devi Bhuyan, PhD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Octavia Coit, MN, Heather Billings, RN, Lisa Illum, MLIS, MEd, and Jennifer Tornabene.

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Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 Category II credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation
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This presentation was originally reviewed on May 16, 2023, and broadcast live online on May 19, 2023, from 1:00 PM- 4:15 PM ET.

Professional Workshop Series: Narcissistic Personality Disorder: Recent Progress in Assessment and Treatment

Elsa Ronningstam, PhD

Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School

Psychologist, McLean Hospital

Boston, MA

 

Originally reviewed May 16, 2023.
Originally broadcast live May 19 2023, from 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm ET
Enduring Activity Credit Expiration Date: June 16, 2025

Activity Time: Three-hour recorded webinar lecture with a 15-minute evaluation process. Total Time: 3:15

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