Personality Disorders: The truth

SELF-HARM AND PERSONALITY DISORDERS: THE TRUTH
Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st February 2013 

The prevalence of Personality Disorders is between 2% and 13% in the general population in the UK. There are several diagnosis that come under this umbrella term. People who are given a Personality Disorder (PD) Diagnosis requires support and understanding to cope with the symptoms.

People who receive a Personality Disorder Diagnosis are often more stigmitised than people who receive other mental health diagnosis.

Supporting people who attract a Personality Disorder Diagnosis is often challenging due to  the lack of training and lack of understanding regarding this condition.

AIMS

During the two days participants will become familiar with the experience of being diagnosed with a Personality Disorder. In doing so their understanding and confidence supporting people with a PD diagnosis.

OBJECTIVES

1.   Increase understanding of what is like to have a PD diagnosis and how it affects people.
2.   Improve confidence and skills in order to respond to people with a PD diagnosis appropriately.
3.   Explore the links between self-harm, suicide and Personality Disorders.
4.   Learn more about the different Personality Disorders Diagnosis, including Borderline Personality Disorders.
5.   Support and help: where to go for help, advice and/or support.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone with an interest in Personality Disorders and would like to improve their confidence, knowledge and skills in the area.

COSTS
                           Two Days                One Day
Full price                  £165                      £90
Vol sector                £150                      £79
Student                     £95                      £40     
Early Bird                 £140                      £75

Prices include V.A.T, materials and teas/coffees. Lunch is not provided.

WHEN
2nd adn 3td May 2013

WHERE
South Side Centre
86 Causewayside
Edinburgh
EH9 1PY

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