Personality Disorder Service

Opportunity to learn about working with people with complex emotional needs and personality disorder. The team offers community based assessment, formulation and treatment pathways for individuals referred to the service. There are also opportunities to observe specialist therapy and learn from consultation clinics and team teaching.

Key learning opportunities/skills development

  • Gaining an understanding of signs, symptoms and classifications of personality disorders and how they are treated.
  • Holistic assessment of needs, including the assessment of risk and identification of relevant care pathway.
  • CPA process and caseload management.
  • Therapeutic relationship building.
  • Planning and implementation of care, including the management of risk.
  • Clinical decision making.
  • Communication and MDT working.
  • Medication management.
  • Record keeping.