"Working with Mothers with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder

Date & Time:

Wednesday 29 April 2020 (9:00 - 12:00)


Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage SG1 2FQ


Course aimed at :Non-mental health professionals who work with pregnant women and mothers who have Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (e.g. but not limited to Children's services practioners; midwives and health visitors).

Delivered by: The HPFT Community Perinatal Team: Dr Sarah Cohen, Consultant Perinatal Psychiatriast; Dr Shetal Patel, Clinical Perinatal Psychologist and Dr Natasha Gray, Parent-Infant Psychologist.


This course is to support staff who are working with families where parents (particularly the mother) has Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder (EUPD).  We  will cover

  • Why EUPD develops; how it manifests and the impact of EUPD on the family in the perinatal period.
  • Risks that EUPD poses and risk assessment
  • Advice on working with mothers with EUPD to reduce risks
  • Understanding and supporting the parent infant relationship when a parent has EUPD

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Venue Details:

Hertfordshire Development Centre, Stevenage, Robertson House, Six Hills Way, Stevenage SG1 2FQ

(01438 845114)


Hertfordshire Development Centre Car Parking Directions and Permit

HDC now has a dedicated parking area at the Stevenage Campus, accessible via Caxton Way with separate disabled parking at the front of Robertson House and Farnham House receptions.


The entrance to HDC’s car park is on Caxton Way between the rear entrance for Farnham House and the Recycling Centre. There is no direct postcode that will bring you to the car park entrance; your nearest option is to follow the main Robertson House postcode SG1 2FQ or you can use "aside.ladder.jars" what3words app (human friendly coordinate location app). Please do not park in Abel Smith House car park as you will be fined.

We would like to encourage you to consider public transport. Stevenage has excellent rail and bus links and extensive cycling/walking routes. Please contact HDC for advice.

Parking is not guaranteed so should the new car park be full you will need to find alternative parking. Public pay-and-display car parks are available in and around the town centre. Please note that the old Bessemer Drive car park is no longer available to HDC for parking.

Hertfordshire Development Centre Car Parking Permit.

If you use the delegates car park, this permit MUST be displayed in your vehicle. Failure to properly display this permit may result in a fine. Misuse of the car park by anyone who is not visiting the HDC will be fined.