About Borderline Personality Disorders Awareness
This course is ideal if you are a social or mental health care worker. Training covers what BPD is and how to work with those affected. Also, candidates will learn how to diagnose and the different impacts on those suffering from the condition.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 2 hours.
Who needs this training?
This course is for social care workers as well as mental health care workers.
What are the main points covered?
This course explains Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) and provides an understanding of how a diagnosis is made, it also helps understand the different impacts upon individuals/groups within social care, criminal justice or in-patient setting.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Borderline Personality Disorders Awareness Course Outline
- Introduction and explanation.
- Full understanding of the term BPD and its practical, medical and social meanings.
- Knowledge of how a diagnosis is made.
- How those with the disorder are affected as a result.
- Techniques on how to work with those suffering from BPD.
- The different impacts upon individuals/groups within social care, criminal justice or in-patient setting.
Borderline Personality Disorders Awareness FAQs
What is Borderline Personality Disorder?
Known as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder or Emotional Regulation Disorder, it is a serious mental illness characterised by pervasive instability in moods, interpersonal relationships, self-image, and behaviour.
What are the symptoms of borderline personality disorders?
Symptoms of BDP can include; Fear of abandonment, an inability to form long-term relationships, unclear or shifting self-image, impulsive self-destructive behaviour, self-harm, and extreme emotional swings.
Who is this course for?
This course is designed to support staff who work with those with bipolar disorder, such as in the care, social services and child care industries. It may also apply to family members who live with or care for someone with the condition.
What will I learn from the BDP awareness course?
The course begins with an overview of Borderline Personality Disorder, introducing delegates to the condition and providing them with a basic understanding of the condition. They will discover how symptoms may present themselves and gain awareness of the various types of Borderline Personality Disorder.