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Training Event

Through understanding personality disorder and the impact of childhood trauma upon individuals you will enhance your ability to empathise with the individuals you support and identify psychologically informed strategies to engage with this group of people.


Start Date
Thursday 20 September 2018
End Date
Thursday 20 September 2018
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes

After completing this course you will be able to

  • consider the impact of  trauma on childhood and adult attachment patterns

  • describe correlations between childhood trauma, social disadvantage and mental ill health

  • consider resilience and protective factors in people with personality disorders

  • explore the impact upon self and maintaining compassion, boundaries and motivation when working with this client group

  • implement helpful responses and avoid counter productive responses when working with people with personality disorders

  • describe sources of information and local services to people with a personality disorder.

Additional information
Target Audience
Assessment Services (BHCC) / Care Homes / Care Managers / Home Care Providers / Housing Services / Learning Disability Services / Mental Health Services / Nursing Homes / Occupational Therapists / Social Workers
target audience
Course pre-requisites
Hove Town Hall - Training Room G107, Norton Road
Event Trainers
Peter Cockersell
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