Glossary for BPD Collaborative

Abbreviation or acronym Word or phrase
ABIC Assessment and Brief Intervention Clinic
ACT Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
AMBIT Adolescent Mentalisation Based Integrative Therapy
BPD Borderline Personality Disorder
BPDCo Borderline Personality Disorder Cooperative
CaFHS Child and adolescent Family Health Services
CALHN Central Adelaide Local Health Network
CAMHS  Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
CAT  Cognitive Analytic Therapy
CBT Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
CHSALHN Country Health South Australia Local Health Network
CMHT Community Mental Health Team
DECD Department of Education and Child Development
DCP Department of Child Protection
DCS Department of Correctional Services
DASSA Drug and Alcohol Services of South Australia
DBT Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
DSM Diagnostic and Statistical Manual
DTN Digital Telehealth Network
ED Emergency Department
ETLS Emergency Triage and Liaison Service
GP General Practitioner
GPM Good or General Psychiatric Management
ICD International Classification of Disorders
ITRS Infant Therapeutic Reunification Service
LHN Local Health Network
MBT Mentalisation Based Therapy
MH Mental Health
MHPN Mental Health Professionals Network
MI-DBT Mother – Infant Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
NALHN Northern Adelaide Local Health Network
NH & MRC National Health and Medical Research Council
NGO Non-Government Organisation
PHN Primary Health Networks
PTSD Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
SA South Australia
SAAS South Australian Ambulance Service
SALHN  Southern Adelaide Local Health Network
SAPOL South Australian Police Service
SCM Structured Clinical Management
SFT Schema Focused Therapy
STEPPS Systems Training for Emotional Predictability and Problem Solving
SUN Service User Network
TAU Treatment as usual
TFP Transference Focused Psychotherapy
WCHN Women’s and Children’s Health Network

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