FBS9007 - Personality disorder in the forensic context
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Leader: Dr Kylie Thomson
This unit provides students with an understanding of the aetiology and management of personality disorders prevalent in the forensic context. A framework (based on principles derived from psychological, psychiatric, sociological and criminological theory) for understanding personality disorder is presented and then applied to each specific personality disorder: antisocial, psychopathic, narcissistic, borderline, paranoid, and schizoid. The student will develop both a theoretical understanding of personality disorder and principles for working effectively with people with personality disorders who are in a forensic context. These principles are evidence-based.
Upon completion of this unit the student will be able to:
Short answer questions workbook 15%
Off Campus Attendance Requirements
One day on-campus workshop.