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Table 1 Overview of module content for FC programme

From: Family Connections versus optimised treatment-as-usual for family members of individuals with borderline personality disorder: non-randomised controlled study

Module Content
1 Introduction (orientation and current information on research about BPD)
2 Family Education (psycho-education on development of BPD and available treatments, transactional model)
3 Relationship Mindfulness (emotional self-management, mindfulness, letting go of judgments and decreasing emotional vulnerability)
4 Family Environment (skills to improve relationship quality; letting go of anger and acceptance skills)
5 Validation (accurate and effective self-expression, how to validate)
6 Problem Management (defining problems, collaborative problem-solving, knowing when to focus on acceptance and change)