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Personality Disorder and the Mental Health Act

Personality Disorder and the Mental Health Act

Who is it aimed at?

Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)

What are the objectives?

Supporting AMHPs to explore best practice approaches when working with personality disorder under the Mental Health Act 1983. It will specifically aim to:

  • refresh and develop knowledge about what is meant by personality disorder and its presentation
  • develop a greater understanding of risk and risk assessment with individuals with personality disorder
  • explore the best way to respond and relate to individuals presenting with personality disorder
  • increase knowledge about working with personality disorder under the Mental Health Act


How will it make a difference?

It will support AMHPs to practice effectively when working with people diagnosed with Personality Disorders

Delivery method:



1 Day


No Cost

How to apply:

If you work for Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) and are logged into a CCC device – PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, complete this application form.

If you work for the Council but do NOT have access to a CCC device or an email address your line manager will need to apply on your behalf.

Council employees cannot apply for any courses from their own personal device.

Partners, agency staff or people who do not work for the Council cannot apply for this course.

The online application system will only show courses that are actively open to book a place on. If the course you are interested in isn’t listed you can register an interest with the Learning and Development team, email: <span class="word-break-mobile">learninganddevelopment@carmarthenshire.gov.uk</span>.

Find out more information on how to make and manage your application. If you need any assistance or have a query please email the Learning & Development Team.

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