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Understanding and Treating Personality Disorders

For all virtual training, a working microphone and video are required for participation and engagement. The Zoom link will be sent 24 hours prior to the start of the training to the email address provided at enrollment.

For any accommodations to this, please contact the Spectrum Education and Training institute at

Hillary Petko



CEUs: 6.5



Training Overview

This training aims to provide the foundational knowledge of Personality Disorders and associated treatment approaches. This training will give an overview of Personality Disorders including their diagnostic criteria and clinical presentation. Attendees will also acquire an understanding of techniques and strategies that can be used in a clinical setting to engage and treat individuals diagnosed with personality disorders. This is an interactive training. Video and microphone are required.


Educational Goals

Participants will be able to:

  • identify 1-2 potential influences on the development of Personality Disorders.
  • recognize and diagnose 1-2 Personality Disorders using DSM-5 Criteria.
  • identify at least 2 engagement strategies to use clinically with those diagnosed with a Personality Disorder.
  • identify 1-2 evidence-based treatment approaches for Personality Disorders.

Interested in this course?