Learning Disabilities and Personality Disorder

Livewell Southwest Academy
Delivery Method: Face-to-face

This one day course is tailored to staff supporting people that have a learning disability and have difficulties with their relationships (e.g. to make and maintain friendships, have conflicts with their staff team), to manage their emotions, with a relative lack of capacity to withstand life challenges impacting on their sense of self.

Objectives/Aims of Course

To be able to support service users with a range of complex difficulties and provide compassionate care to help the person feel valued, hopeful and empowered.

Course Programme

The course will cover the following;

  • Develop understanding of Personality disorder (PD)
  • Consider how PD in LD may compare to someone without an LD
  • Look at a why a formulation approach to PD can be useful
  • Reflect on the emotional impact this type of work can have on us
  • Briefly cover Evidence Based Interventions
  • Consider strategies, and share ideas to support staff in their role of enabling service users to feel empowered and hopeful about change

Course Deliverables

This course will provide a certificate in training for Learning Disabilities and Personality Disorder.

Who Should Attend (including pre-requisites)

This one day course is tailored to staff supporting people that have a learning disability and have difficulties with their relationships, to manage their emotions, with a relative lack of capacity to withstand life challenges impacting on their sense of self

Dates available on arrangement

Livewell Southwest Academy can also create this course for you on arrangement either at your workplace or at one of their locations.

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