Working with people with personality disorders (8AAF074)

Working with people with personality disorders (8AAF074)

Level ~ Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma
Availability ~ Teaching Period 4
Type ~ Adult

This unit will examine personality development, disruption and personality disorders, such as borderline personality disorder. A lived experience of personality disorders and an emphasis on collaborative ways of working will inform learning. Students will develop knowledge relevant for care planning and draw on evidence-based and recovery-oriented approaches for working with people who experience personality disorders.

For Term dates, see the Academic Calendar.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of recovery-oriented and evidence-based approaches for working with people who experience personality disorders.

Weekly Schedule
Week 1 Understanding Personality
Week 2 Borderline Personality Disorder I
Week 3 Treatment Approaches for BPD and other Personality Disorders
Week 4 Cluster A and Antisocial Personality Disorder
Week 5 Cluster C and Narcissistic Personality Disorder