Creative Case Planning for Parents with Personality Disorders

Registration: 8:30 a.m.
Training: 9:00 a.m. - 3:45 p.m.
Fee: $20 for Partnership Members, $120 for Non-Partnership Members

To register

In order to register for training sessions, please click on the button below to go to the Wisconsin Child Welfare Professional Development System (WCWPDS) website to access PDS Online. Once you reach the WCWPDS website, you will click on the “PDS Online Go” button in order to login and register for pre-service, foundation and special skills/topics training sessions.  Once you reach the PDS Online system, you will be able to search training sessions  by title or locator number.  A locator number is identified below for each training session to streamline your search process on PDS Online.  Complete instructions for logging in and registering for training sessions are available on the WCWPDS website via the button below.


DESCRIPTION : When you hear “Personality Disorders”-what conjures up more confusion, frustration, concern and lack of understanding for the child welfare worker, especially when you have a parent on your caseload with one of these disorders? This training will focus on the DSM 5 diagnosis criteria, the symptoms, the causes and the prognosis for each personality disorder. You will understand the difference and similarity between personality styles versus personality disorder. You will be able to apply this understanding of personality disorders to the families you work with and transfer this knowledge to case planning.


  • Understand the etiology of each personality disorder

  • Understand the symptoms, behaviors and challenges facing those with personality disorders

  • Understand the difference between personality style and personality disorder

  • Understand the impact on the child and the family when a family member has a personality disorder

  • Demonstrate your understanding be creating a system of care for a typical child welfare case

TARGET AUDIENCE: Child welfare and Juvenile Justice professionals and supervisors whose caseload includes parents with personality disorders and who want to increase their skills in working with this population.

Upcoming Trainings
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Last Updated: December 2, 2013
December 2, 2013