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ASC Personality Disorders **FOR PCC STAFF ONLY**

Venue - Virtual Classroom, Sand Martin House, Bittern Way, Fletton Quays
Course Tutors
St.Thomas Training
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Workforce Development Team (
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Course description

Aimed at Social Workers & Care Support Workers.

Training objectives
Learning outcomes
To give participants an overall understanding of what personality disorders are, and how to deal with
someone who has one.

  • Understand what constitutes an individual’s personality

  • Be able to describe how a personality disorder differs from a “normal” personality

  • Appreciate the difference between a personality disorder and a neurotic or psychotic mental disorder

  • Be able to list the 10 different types of personality disorders

  • Be able to identify the common signs and symptoms of these 10 types of personality disorder

  • Have explored good and poor practice in dealing with people who have personality disorders

  • Understand how the Mental Health Act applies to people who have personality disorders

  • Know about some of the resources which are available to help support people with personality disorders, and to support the professionals and family members who deal with them

  • Appreciate some of the emotional effects on professionals, and family members, of working with (or living with) someone who has a personality disorder

  • Understand how the Recovery Model can help in coping with a personality disorder

Additional Information
Start Date
Wednesday 13 October 2021
End Date
Thursday 14 October 2021
Closing Date
Tuesday 12 October 2021
09:30 - 12:30
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