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Personality Disorders and Eating Disorders

The course that is being presented this week in our face-to-face Substance Abuse Counselor Training at PAHA is part of our DSM-IV TR for the Addictions Professional Series: “Personality Disorders and Eating Disorders”. This is a 6-hour course that is also available at our on-line training center anytime at http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com which covers the topic of personality disorders and eating disorders with a specific substance abuse focus for Nurses, Counselors, and other Health Professionals.

Here are the topics covered in this course:

  1. Personality Disorders
  2. DSM-IV TR Criteria for Personality Disorders
  3. Cluster A Disorders including Paranoid Personality Disorder, Schizoid Personality Disorder, and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
  4. Cluster B Disorders including Antisocial Personality Disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder, Histrionic Personality Disorder, and Narcissistic Personality Disorder
  5. Cluster C Disorders including Avoidant Personality Disorder, Dependent Personality Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder
  6. Planning, Outcome criteria, & Intervention for Personality Disorders
  7. Eating disorders
  8. DSM-IV TR Criteria for Eating Disorders
  9. Anorexia Nervosa
  10. Bulimia Nervosa
  11. Binge Eating Disorder
  12. Planning, Outcome criteria, & Intervention for Anorexia Nervosa
  13. Planning, Outcome criteria, & Intervention for Bulimia Nervosa

To enroll in this course on-line please visit http://substanceabusecounselortraining.com. For more information about our face-to-face courses, please see our schedule at: http://addictionsprofessional.com/csac-certification/our-schedule


  1. Michelle Richter says:

    Really, has anyone ever met anyone who doesn’t display traits of a personality disorder? I recoginized several traits of my own. Although, they seemed to surface during different times in my life when I was younger, older, impaired and now sober. The important thing is to distingish them in the people we help and to know how to help them accordingly without hanging on to our own issues.

  2. Its on a continuum from “adjusted” to full blown disorder. Like mental health/disease, one can move back and forth on the continuum as mercury moves on a thermometer.

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