Understanding Personality Disorders & Implications for Child Development and Parenting WEBINAR
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Understanding Personality Disorders & Implications for Child Development and Parenting
To explore different types of personality disorders and how they impact on parents, and on children and professionals.
An interactive webinar to support professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Before applying for this workshop, please note the following conditions:
Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the date, a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.
Target Group: Groups 3 – 5 Staff from all Greenwich SCB agencies that are in contact/work regularly with children/young people whose parents may have Personality Disorders.
Aims & Objectives:
This one day course is aimed at providing front line staff and managers who work with children and families with the necessary knowledge to understand and work with parents affected by personality disorders.
It will explore different types of personality disorders and how they impact on parents, and on children and professionals.
The course will then support practitioners in developing effective skills in assessment, and effective intervention for parents and children affected by personality disorder.
- Identify the prevalence, nature and presentations of the most typical types of personality disorders
- Distinguish between cases where there is a formal diagnosis of personality disorder or where there are personality based issues which can affect parents and carers
- Identify the types of risks and impulsive behaviours presented by adults diagnosed with personality disorders, and understand techniques for their effective management
- Understand the role and impact of drugs and alcohol on presentation of personality disorders and other co-occurring disorders
- Understand the impact on the child’s development when living with adults diagnosed with personality disorders
- Develop an awareness of the similarities/differences between men and women who are diagnosed with personality disorders, and the impact on parenting
- Develop an understanding of the impact of personality disorder in relation to managing risk of harm to parents and children
- Examine the effectiveness of clinical, social and "therapeutic" interventions for parents and children effected by personality disorders and barriers to change.