Treating the Highs & Lows of Bipolar Adults
Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEs, MFT CEUs
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Discuss three stresss, anxeity, and Bipolar Disorder.
-Identify three types of Diagnostic Scopes for Bipolar Clients.
-Describe three characteristics of adult bipolar clients
-Identify eight symptoms of Bipolar Disorder
-Discuss three conditions that may co-occur with bipolar disorder.
-Describe sevens techniques to use for sleep problems with bipolar clients.
-Describe three gender implications of Bipolar Disorder
-Discuss three temperamental mood disturbances and Bipolar Disorder
-Discuss three steps in preventing suicidal thoughts for bipolar clients.
-Discuss two characteristics of family funictioning among Bipolar Clients.
-Discuss three types of Treatment regarding Bipolar Clients.
-Discuss three ways in monitoring stress of Bipolar Clients.
-Identify three most common substance abuse in Bipolar Adults.
-Identify three ways to cope with bipolar disorder.
-Name the four key elements in an integrated treatment approach for people with bipolar disorder.
-Explain what is the most effective form of therapy for increasing medication compliance in bipolar patients.
-Explain what is the main disadvantage caused by not having a universal bipolar depression rating scale.
-Explain the process of "mood-repair" in bipolar disorder.
-Name the three key difference between a "flight of ideas" in a manic episode and in a mixed depression episode.
-Explain the most reliable signs of depression prone to agitation.
-Explain the differences in symptoms do bipolar clients with comorbid substance-abuse disorders experience.
-Name the four stages in Annon’s P-LI-SS-IT model for creating a sexual health program for a bipolar client.
-Name the four components affect the establishment of a successful work environment for a bipolar client.
-Explain the main idea behind the counter projective therapeutic approach.
-Explain the interpersonal and Social Rhythm Therapy.
-Name the eight steps in creating a "stay well strategy".
-Explain what symptoms must have persisted and have been present to a significant degree.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."
CEU Continuing Education for
Counselor CEUs, Social Worker CEUs, Psychologist CEUs, MFT CEUs