1 Day Course
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Where and When
Delivered at a venue of your choice throughout the UK, contact us for availability.
The course content are accredited by the Open College Network (OCN) Credit4Learning as a Level 3 course.
Over recent years there has been considerable progress in the understanding and social awareness of mental health related conditions which affect millions of people throughout the UK, including personality disorder, but despite a growing awareness of these conditions, this still remains a misunderstood and often confusing condition to understand.
This training course focuses on what personality disorder is, the different categories and types and the possible causes or influences. This training course also considers the range of associated characteristics, how to recognise these and states professional treatments and practical support ideas. This is a Level 3 accredited course.
Course Learning Outcomes
Below are the main topics covered in this course, expand each one to see the criteria.
- 1.1Describe what personality disorder is
- 1.2Define the meaning of the words ‘personality’ and ‘disorder’ as separate and collective terms
- 1.3Describe how human beings adapt their personality depending different types of relationships and situations
- 1.4Identify statistics which relate to personality disorders
- 2.1Describe the meaning of the term ‘mental health condition’
- 2.2Define the meaning and components of the ‘continuum of mental health’
- 2.3Identify different recognised types of mental health conditions (including personality disorder)
- 2.4Explain the relationship between mental health, personality, identity and resilience
- 2.5Explain different characteristics associated with personality disorder
- 2.6Analyse the relationships between personality and identity
- 3.1Explain possible causes and influences of personality disorders
- 3.2Analyse how personality disorder may be perceived by wider society
- 4.1Explain and evaluate different categories of personality disorder
- 4.2Explain and evaluate different types of personality disorder
- 5.1Explain and evaluate the possible social, emotional, economical and psychological impact of personality disorder
- 5.2Consider how personality disorders can affect other people including families and supporters
- 6.1Define legislation which supports and protects people with a personality disorder
- 6.2Recognise key indicators of a person who may be experiencing a personality disorder
- 6.3Explain ways of providing support and signposting for people with personality disorder
Each learner completing this course will receive an accredited Level 3 certificate of learning.
Training course duration1 Day (please contact us if you require training which runs to a different timescale).
Availability of this training courseThis Personality Disorder training course is available as in-house training at a venue of your own choice throughout the UK.
Audience for this courseThis Personality Disorder training course is designed for professionals working with children and young people including support teams, education professionals and foster carers. This training course is also suitable for professionals working with adults.
QCF UnitsThis Personality Disorders training course is designed to meet the standards outlined in the new Children's Homes (England) Regulations which were introduced on 1st April 2015 and can contribute to outcomes of QCF units including the National Diploma for the Children and Young People's Workforce. This training course is also suitable for professionals working with adults.
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