Borderline Personality Disorder

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In our Borderline Personality Disorder Awareness course, you will gain a greater insight into what the disorder is, the signs and symptoms, the four types of psychotherapy available and how you can support someone with Borderline Personality Disorder.

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All about this Borderline Personality Disorder course

In our Borderline Personality Disorder course you will gain a greater understanding of the subject, including the signs and symptoms of Borderline Personality Disorder.

Common myths surrounding Borderline Personality Disorder will also be dispelled and you will gain a greater understanding on how to support someone with Borderline Personality Disorder.

You will also cover the causes of the disorder, including how it is caused by a combination of factors, you will explore how brain development, family genes, brain chemicals and environmental factors can all contribute to this disorder.

You will also explore how Borderline Personality Disorder is diagnosed and treated, you will explore the four different psychotherapy treatment options, consider how each method works, as well as the benefits and drawbacks.

You will then cover the impact of the disorder and how it can affect the person who is suffering and the family, friends and loved ones of the individual too.

You will also explore other mental health conditions that can co-exist with borderline personality disorder, including depression anxiety, eating disorders, substance misuse, bipolar and ADHD. You will explore what to look out for.

You will finish the course by exploring how Borderline Personality Disorder symptoms can be managed and how the person who suffers with the disorder can help themselves.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Suitable for those working in mental health
  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Introduction to Borderline Personality Disorder- In the first unit of our Borderline Personality Disorder course you will be introduced to borderline personality disorder and will consider the personality traits a sufferer may develop, which may mean they struggle with interactions and how to cope with daily life in general. You will also explore the signs and symptoms. You will then finish the unit off by reviewing the causes of borderline personality disorder and how brain development, family genes, brain chemicals and environmental factors can all contribute to this disorder.
  • Unit 2 – Diagnosis and Treatment – In this unit you will explore how borderline personality disorder is diagnosed, you will also review the treatments available for people suffering from borderline personality disorder. You will examine the benefits and drawbacks of the four different psychotherapy treatments available.
  • Unit 3 – The Impact of Borderline Personality Disorder – This unit will focus on the impact of borderline personality disorder, including the impact on the individual, family, friends and loved ones. You will explore the different conditions that can exist alongside this disorder.
  • Unit 4 – Supporting Individuals –┬áIn our final unit you will look at how borderline personality disorder symptoms can be managed and how sufferers can help themselves, you will explore the different support available for the carers, friends and relatives too. The unit will finish with case studies related to borderline personality disorder.
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Frequently Asked Questions

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How long does the course take to complete?

This course takes a few hours to complete and you can do this without any restrictions. This means you can buy the course and start at any time. You can also begin your learning, stop and come back to the course to pick up where you left off.

Is this Borderline Personality Disorder course accredited?

Yes the course is fully accredited through the CPD Certification Service. They review all of our content to check for quality, depth and that the material is fully up-to-date. Each year our membership with the service is renewed and all courses are thoroughly checked prior to being accredited.

Will I get a certificate when I finish?

Yes, as soon as you finish this course you can immediately download a PDF version of your personalised certificate. We also then send a fully printed copy to you by first class post.

How long does the certificate last?

The certificate after finishing this course lasts for 2 years until expiry which is when we recommend completing the training again. Some industries may require an update to CPD more frequently than this and others may not but, as a standard rule, we recommend completing the Borderline Personality Disorder course every 2 years to ensure it is fresh in your mind and you understanding the latest regulations.

What are the benefits of completing this Borderline Personality Disorder course online?

By completing this course online you can study in your own time and at your own pace. Having the ability to complete the units at a time to suit you engages your learning much more and enables you to interact and soak up the information easier.

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Borderline Personality Disorder Course
Borderline Personality Disorder
£20 + VAT