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Introduction to Personality Disorder, Cert
Introduction to Personality Disorder Cert
It is envisaged that students will have support within their work environment to ensure that study remains practice-related. The module focuses on introducing sources of knowledge about personality disorder and how to develop evidence based practice in your area of work. It doesn't equip you with the skills to carry out personality disorder assessments, for example, but you will be expected to critically evaluate practices in your place of work and introduce evidence based ideas for change. The course is delivered by both academic staff and practitioners in the field. Support workers, mental health workers, prison officers, health and social care professionals are invited to apply.
Students will produce a 2,500 word case study which examines the worker's role in the care of an individual with personality disorder. The assignment will aim to explore personal and professional approaches to personality disorder using reflection and evidence-based theory
Use of lead lectures/presentations, workshops, self-awareness groups and case studies, with seminar groups for student presentation, reflective learning and discussion
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Individuals working for health and social care organisations should initially discuss their application with their employer as arrangements may be in place for financial and study leave support.
Individuals can purchase this course as an independent student and should obtain an application form from:
School of Health
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE