• 20 Aug 2019

    Time: 09:00 - 16:30

    Understanding Personality Disorders - 20/08/2019 - PERTH

    Training Course

    Personality disorders are a group of conditions which disrupt thinking, behaviour and emotion causing distress and making it difficult to function in everyday life. This course provides a guide to understanding the causes, treatment and effects of some of the most misunderstood mental health challenges.

    This course will help mental health workers and others who may have contact with people experiencing a range of personality disorders including:  Antisocial, Avoidant Borderline, Narcissistic, Obsessive-Compulsive and Schizotypal.  In addition to developing your knowledge of symptoms and treatments, it will equip participants to provide practical support and improved services.

    Content covered includes:

    • Symptoms including mood swings, narcissism, mistrust, poor impulse control and relationship difficulties
    • Possible causes
    • Emotional and behavioural effects
    • Associated diagnoses
    • Treatments available
    • Specialised communication skills
    • Community resources and support.


    There are two scholarship places available for consumers or carers who face financial difficulty in attending this course. Scholarship applications close 10 business days prior to a course and the successful applicants will be notified five business days prior to commencement of the event.

    The cost will be 10% of the course rate. To apply for a scholarship place click here to complete the application form.

    Payment Options:

    Credit Card: Use "Register Now" below.
    Invoice: This option will incur a $30 admin fee. Please click here to request invoice. 

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    Venue Map
    Workzone Building, Level 1 (main reception), 1 Nash Street, PERTH (Attendees required to sign-in at main reception and also in the workshop class).


    • Associate Member (2018/19): $220.00
    • Associate Member (2019/20): $220.00
    • Full Member (2018/19): $195.00
    • Full Member (2019/20): $195.00
    • Non Member: $245.00
    • Scholarship pre-approval : $19.50

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