Cluster B – The Squeaky Wheels – Psychopathy/Narcissism/Borderline

02/01/2019The Doubletree2150 Veterans Blvd.Kenner, LA.
02/08/2019The Holiday Inn2219 NW Evangeline ThruwayLafayette, LA
02/22/2019 SOLD OUTThe Holiday Inn9940 Airline Hwy.Baton Rouge, LA.
03/08/2019The Wyndham1419 E. 70th St.Shreveport, LA.


Regular Registration: $130.00

On-Site Registration: $140.00 (seating is limited)

Premium Club Members: $115.00


PRESENTER:  John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.


  • Describe DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for the four Cluster B Disorders: APD, BPD, NBD, and HPD.
  • Differentiate and explain how “psychopathy” differs from APD
  • Discuss variants of psychopathy
  • Explain antisocial personality disorder and psychopathy in children and adolescents – assessment and critical questions
  • List suggestions for spotting patients with Narcissistic Personality Disorder and discuss ways to cope with their behavioral patterns
  • Demonstrate and discuss Cluster B disorders in women
  • Summarize the role of emotional dysregulation in Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Assess and critique treatment options for each of the Cluster B Personality Disorders


8:00 a.m. — 8:30 a.m. — Registration

8:30 a.m. — 10:00 a.m.

  • DSM-5 diagnostic criteria for Cluster B Disorders
  • Antisocial Personality/Conduct Disorder and Psychopathy

10:00 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. — Break

  • Variants of psychopathy
  • APD/Psychopathy in children and adolescents

11:30 a.m. — 12:30 p.m. — Lunch Break

  • Spotting Narcissistic Personality Disorder and traits
  • Coping with Narcissism
  • Cluster B Disorders and women

2:00 p.m. — 2:15 p.m. — Break

  • Borderline personality disorder and the regulation of emotions
  • Treatment suggestions for patients with Cluster B disorders

4:00 p.m. — Adjournment



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  • Social Workers (NASW 6 clinical hours) –This program has been approved for 6 continuing education contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Chapter, and may be applied toward the continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
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  • Rehabilitation Counselors (CRCC) — approved by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC) for 6 clock hours.
  • Substance Abuse Counselor (ADRA) — approved by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority for 6 clock hours topic.
  • School Psychologist (NASP) –Professional Training Resources is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer continuing education for school psychologists.  Professional Training Resources maintains responsibility for the program.
  • Other Professions –may seek approval for education credits through their respective boards.  Everyone in attendance will receive a certificate of attendance.