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Personality Disorders: Types, Causes, and Support (Half Day)

Duration

½ day

Course Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Course Overview


This half-day course examines personality disorders from a range of perspectives including medical and psycho-social. The concepts of 'normal' and 'abnormal' personalities will be discussed in relation to the pros and cons of this model. The trainer will then focus on the causes of personality disorders, and the core traits of the diagnosis, before moving on to the borderline, narcissistic, and anti-social personality disorders. Delegates will finally be introduced to various options for treatment, support and self-help.

Learning Outcomes


By the end of this course delegates will have covered:
  • The main diagnostic criteria of a personality disorder
  • Key characteristics of the borderline, narcissistic, and anti-social diagnoses
  • Possible causes of personality disorders
  • Treatment pathways and helpful support approaches


  • Methods of Delivery


    This course is very interactive and is designed to give delegates a good overview of the key issues on the agenda. The trainer will employ a mix of group work, case studies, and visual presentation throughout the day.
    • Course Content
    • Audience
    • Training Considerations
    • Certification
    • Related Courses

    Course Content

    • Personality disorder: Defining 'normal' and 'abnormal' personality
    • Different types of personality disorder
    • Causes and core traits
    • Borderline, narcissistic, and anti-social diagnoses
    • Treatment, support, self-help

    Target Audience

    This course is relevant to anybody who works with people who have been diagnosed with a personality disorder and is suitable for both frontline staff and managers.

    Training Considerations

    None, although previous Mental Health Awareness training can be beneficial.

    Certification

    Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.

    Related Courses

    Mental Health Awareness: Signs, Symptoms & Interventions
    Mental Health First Aid
    Psychosis: Voices, Visions, and Unusual Beliefs
    Schizophrenia and related conditions: An Introduction
     
    Personality Disorders: Types, Causes, and Support (Half Day)
    DURATION: ½ day

    Course Time: 9.30am - 12.30pm or 1.30pm - 4.30pm

    COURSE OVERVIEW:
    This half-day course examines personality disorders from a range of perspectives including medical and psycho-social. The concepts of 'normal' and 'abnormal' personalities will be discussed in relation to the pros and cons of this model. The trainer will then focus on the causes of personality disorders, and the core traits of the diagnosis, before moving on to the borderline, narcissistic, and anti-social personality disorders. Delegates will finally be introduced to various options for treatment, support and self-help.

    Learning Outcomes:
    By the end of this course delegates will have covered:
    · The main diagnostic criteria of a personality disorder
    · Key characteristics of the borderline, narcissistic, and anti-social diagnoses
    · Possible causes of personality disorders
    · Treatment pathways and helpful support approaches




    METHODS OF DELIVERY:
    This course is very interactive and is designed to give delegates a good overview of the key issues on the agenda. The trainer will employ a mix of group work, case studies, and visual presentation throughout the day.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES
    · Personality disorder: Defining 'normal' and 'abnormal' personality
    · Different types of personality disorder
    · Causes and core traits
    · Borderline, narcissistic, and anti-social diagnoses
    · Treatment, support, self-help



    TARGET AUDIENCE
    This course is relevant to anybody who works with people who have been diagnosed with a personality disorder and is suitable for both frontline staff and managers.

    TRAINING CONSIDERATIONS
    None, although previous Mental Health Awareness training can be beneficial.

    CERTIFICATION
    Upon completion of the course, the delegates will receive a certificate of attendance.


    RELATED COURSES
    Mental Health Awareness: Signs, Symptoms & Interventions
    Mental Health First Aid
    Psychosis: Voices, Visions, and Unusual Beliefs
    Schizophrenia and related conditions: An Introduction

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