Understanding Personality Disorder

Webinar: Zoom, Webinar
Event Tutors
Learning and Development
Admin Contact
Target Audience
All Internal Staff / CAH Staff / ECS Staff / External Care Providers / Manager / Social Care Staff / Voluntary Sector Workers
target audience
Event Types
Course (daytime)
Course categories
Adult Social Care
Adult Social Care subcategories
Adult Mental Health / General Adult Social Care
Event description
This half day workshop aims to provide an opportunity for participants to understand more about the diagnostic category of personality disorder in order to better provide services and support that can make a positive difference to peopleðs lives.

It is aimed at all employees and managers of the Statutory, Voluntary and Independent sectors.

This is a workshop that is suitable for participants at all levels, mainly as an introduction to the issues, though it can also provide an update for staff who are already trained / more experienced in working with people with a personality disorder. It will draw upon personal experiences of receiving a personality disorder diagnosis and up to date evidence of helpful interventions and approaches.

The standard charge for this course is £40. Please refer to our Course Charges on the Home page for information on discounts and exemptions.
Learning outcomes
-  Understand what is meant by the term personality disorder, the different types of personality disorder and the proposed causal factors.
-  Consider the pros and cons of receiving a diagnosis of personality disorder including examining the attitudes of services and practitioners.
-  Hear from individuals given the diagnosis of borderline personality disorder.
-  Find out more from recent research and policy guidance about best practice in providing services and support to individuals.
Start Date
Tuesday 12 October 2021
End Date
Tuesday 12 October 2021
Closing Date
Thursday 7 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
Maximum Places
Number of Sessions
Certificate expiry
Pass/Fail event