Classroom Course » Working with Difficult People (Part 2): Anti-Social, Paranoid and Dependent Personality Disorders

Dates & Times:
October 05, Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Hosted By:
Felton Institute Research and Training

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7.00 $75.00


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Description:

This training program provides an outline of the clinical, cognitive and behavioral profiles of three challenging but often misunderstood types of personality disorders.It offers some insights regarding the identification of such disorders and how to formulate treatment approaches and behavioral intervention strategies in working with them. It also provides some guidelines in managing the destructive and self-destructive behaviors of clients with such disorders.This course involves a combination of lectures and small group discussions and analysis of case vignettes.


Early bird special pricing: Seats are discounted to $75 until September 15! After September 15, seats will be $100.

Objective:

  1. Analyze and summarize the symptom presentations, cognitive and behavioral pattern of Anti-Social Personality Disorder
  2. Analyze and summarize the symptom presentations, cognitive and behavioral pattern of Paranoid Personality Disorder.
  3. Analyze and summarize the symptom presentations, cognitive and behavioral pattern of Dependent Personality Disorder.
  4. Identify common errors in diagnosing these personality disorders.
  5. Identify co-morbid symptoms and disorders such as substance use/abuse, mood disorders associated with these personality disorders
  6. Develop and apply strategies in containing and managing self-destructive and maladaptive behaviors.
  7. Design and Discuss treatment options and approaches in working with clients with these personality disorders.

Intended Audience:

Social workers, marriage/family therapists, nurses, physicians, case workers, psychologists and other human services/health care/mental and behavioral health care professionals and trainees. 

To request accommodations for disability please contact:
Anthony Vasquez, Program Manager, Training Division at 
avasquez@felton.orgor at 415.474.7310 ext. 707.

Venue:
601 Van Ness, Community Room
601 Van Ness
Mezzanine Level, Community Room
San Francisco, California 94102
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