This is your last chance to register for this upcoming online course from Amigos Library Services.
Understanding the Needs of Library Users with a Personality Disorder
August 25, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm CDT
The National Institute of Mental Health estimates the prevalence of personality disorders as 9.1% of the adult U.S. population, suggesting that public services staff will encounter individuals in this group. This workshop will provide attendees with a great understanding of common personality disorders, such as Borderline Personality Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder, and Antisocial Personality. Attendees will learn how to enforce healthy boundaries, manage challenging interactions, and connect patrons with community mental health resources.
Learning objectives for this session include
* Understanding common personality disorders and how these may present in library users.
* Developing strategies to enforce healthy personal and library-wide boundaries with library users with a personality disorder in ways that are empathetic and equitable.
* Employing strategies to manage challenging interactions with library users with a personality disorder.
* Identifying ways to connect library users with a personality disorder with community mental health resources.
Registration closes on August 22!
Amigos Member Individual Registration: $90.00
Non-member Individual Registration: $180.00
Register today: https://www.amigos.org/civicrm/event/info%3Fid%3D1756%26amp%3Breset%3D1
Jodie Borgerding (she/her/hers)
Continuing Education Services Manager
Amigos Library Services
1190 Meramec Station Rd. Ste. 207
Ballwin, MO 63021
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