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BORDERLINE PERSONALITY DISORDER

One day course from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Who should come on the course

The course will benefit anyone working in Health and Social Care who wishes to understand more about working with individuals who have attracted the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.

The aims of the course

The one-day Borderline Personality Disorder course is designed to give a greater understanding of Borderline Personality Disorder diagnosis and its causes.

The course will explore how it is to work with individuals who have attracted the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder and how workers can support themselves.

The objectives of the course

Participants will learn how to:
• Understand the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder in terms of the medical model and from the individual’s point of view
• Understand the kind of experiences that may have contributed to the list of symptoms given in the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder
• Discuss how it is to work with individuals who have attracted the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder to include the effects on the worker; ways that participants can work with individuals and ways that participants can support themselves.

Our trainer

Jean Budge has worked for Health in Mind’s Trauma Services for ten years, the last five as a supervisor of Trauma Services, a specialist service providing support to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.