Many people struggle to work with individuals with a Personality Disorder. This session explores and dispels the myths that people cannot change and will look at how support staff can work effectively with this group of people.

Aim: Throughout the session we will cover valuable techniques to enable staff to feel confident when working with people with Personality Disorders.

Topics include:

  • The range of Personality Disorders and the nature of the disorders
  • The symptoms of the most common Personality Disorders
  • Explore the behaviour patterns in clients with Personality Disorders
  • Identify best practice when working with Personality Disorders
  • Principles for supporting clients with a Personality Disorder
  • Communication techniques for working with clients with personality Disorders