Working with Mothers with Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder
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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 Psychiatrist; Dr Ellen Craig Principal Perinatal clinical 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