Personality disorders are characterized by behavior patterns that create problems in relationships with other people, including loved ones and caregivers. One challenge for the helper is that it is hard to confront these patterns while maintaining rapport. This class describes personality disorders by thinking about what personality is and how we use it to navigate our lives. The training also practices communication techniques for common situations that arise because of the disorders.
Define personality to understand the nature of a disorder
Distinguish between personality disorders and other mental health challenges
Review DSM 5 criteria and descriptions
Practice skills for effective communication
MN Board of Social Work
2.0 CEUs (CEP-275)
MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
LADC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.ADC.011)
LPC/LPCC: 2.0 CEUs (2022.CE.011)
MN Board of Nursing
This activity has been designed to meet the Minnesota Board of Nursing continuing education requirements. However, the nurse is responsible for determining whether this activity meets the requirements for acceptable continuing education.
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