Personality Disorder and the Impacts on Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviour

This workshop will discuss why it is important to identify personality disorders, the aetiology of personality disorders including trauma and other life impacts, and key features of each personality disorder. Participants will learn effective, safe strategies and responses for support

Description

Workshop Type: Introductory | Workshop Level: Four | Catering: Refreshments and light lunch provided

Aim

The word ‘personality’ refers to the pattern of thoughts, feelings and behaviour that makes each of us the individuals that we are. We don’t always think, feel and behave in exactly the same way – it depends on the situations we are in, the people with us, and many other things. This workshop provides comprehensive information on conditions that, in affecting personality, are so often misrepresented and misunderstood. In discussing personality development it is important to have an understanding of of causes of same and how we can best support individuals.

Overview

• Unpicking the notion of personality development
• The role of trauma
• The impacts
• A safe space for everyone
• Wider treatment strategies

Learning Intentions

Participants will be provided with the opportunity to:
• Discuss why it is important to identify personality disorders
• Understand the aetiology of personality disorders including trauma and other life impacts
• Identify the key features of each personality disorder
• Describe effective, safe strategies and responses for support

Let’s Get Real Skills

• Working with Service Users
• Working with Families/Whānau
• Challenging Stigma and Discrimination
• Professional and Personal Development

*Subsidised Rate: Check if you are eligible here. Apply your discount by completing the ‘Subsidised rate eligibility’ section when registering.

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