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This course is designed for Healthcare professionals to understand the myths commonly associated with personality disorder and paranoia.

This course is designed to provide you with a proper understanding of personality disorder & paranoia, and a clear and systematic sequence of steps to consistently deliver successful interventions. It will equip you with skills that are essential to working with personality disorder and paranoia, many of which can be transferred to other areas of your professional and personal life.

Course Summary

The syllabus covers such topics as:

  • Legal, clinical and social definitions, including classifications
  • An understanding of Personality Disorder, its prevalence and diagnostic criteria Exploring the origins of the term Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Understanding the term Borderline Personality Disorder, its application and validity within Personality Disorders
  • How to recognise paranoia – paranoid personality disorder / delusional (paranoid) disorder / paranoid schizophrenia
  • The Hare Psychopathy checklist / psychopaths in the media
  • When and where does the problem occur / triggers and consequences
  • Examining the risk factors, personality factors and predisposing factors for Borderline Personality Disorder
  • Exploration of the practical implications of what works in therapy
  • An overview of good practice recommendations for working more effectively with this client group
  • Developing and implementing a maintenance plan
  • Supporting yourself

Face to Face Training

  • Max attendees: 15
  • Course length: 1 day

This course can be tailored to meet your specific requirements.


Webinar Training

  • Max attendees: 20
  • Single session: 4 hours

Tutor lead webinars delivering theory based learning. Any practical elements are demonstrated via instructional videos.


Make an enquiry

To make a booking – or for further course details – please contact us on telephone: 029 20 494969. You can also write to us for more information about all of our healthcare training courses.