C.E. Credit for National Association of Social Workers Alaska Chapter (NASW-AK): 2.00 [pending]
This training will begin with a discussion of the role of personality disorders in the mental health system, emergency care and corrections. Consequences of not acknowledging personality traits on both the client and the system will be identified. Cluster B personality disorders will be identified, the diagnostic criteria reviewed, and steps for differential diagnosis given.
The Millon Personality Theory will be outlined. Special attention will be given to the Millon functional domains, evolutionary polarities and considerations for treatment. Kohlberg’s theory of moral development will be reviewed, identifying hidden difficulties in treating cluster B personality disorders. Common Evidenced Based Practices for cluster B personality disorders will be reviewed. This will include MRT, mental health court, DBT, Mentalizing, and family systems approaches.
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Tuesday, April 23, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM