Understanding personality disorder in practice

The Training Exchange
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

Develop practical strategies and frameworks to work effectively with people with personality disorder life difficulties. With a focus on Borderline Personality Disorder, explore the impact of attitudes, responses to interpersonal challenges and key psychological theories and models that can be applied in practice in order to provide services and support that can make a positive difference to people’s lives.

Course aim:

This one day training aims to provide support staff with psychologically informed understandings and practical strategies to work effectively with people with personality disorder life difficulties.

Course objectives:

By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to:

  • Clarify what is meant by ‘Personality Disorders’ with a specific focus on Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Think about how to challenge the stigma associated with the term ‘personality disorder’ using an empowering recovery orientated approach
  • Gain information about development of the emotional brain and some key psychological theories and approaches that can be practically applied
  • Consider how to understand and respond to common interpersonal challenges including: boundaries; attachment and endings; potential for ‘team splitting’ and ‘acting out’ emotions
  • Recognise the importance of individual and service reflective practice and looking after ourselves when supporting people with personality disorder difficulties

Maximum group size: 16 people

Competences: MH14.2013, NHS KSF HWB2

Bookable Dates

20th Oct 2020 (09:30)
Easton Business Centre, Felix Road, Bristol, BS5 0HE
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Dates available on arrangement

The Training Exchange can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

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