General objectives, For the trainee to:
To make a diagnosis using Axis 1 and 11 of a person’s psychological capacities.
To make a Multiaxial Classification of the person
To gain skills that would help them work successfully with people who have impaired psychological functioning which is independent of the physical state of their body, in order to successfully help them effect change in their psychological functioning.
To know the scope of one’s personal capacities and to refer to appropriate sources when the client requires more than one can offer.
To recognise when the client needs more help than one can offer, and to refer the client appropriately.