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:
-Describe three techniques you might consider when educating your bipolar client.
-List three characteristics of client exhibiting signs of a psychosis.
-Explain three conditions that may be comorbid with bipolar disorder.
-Explain differences found between men and women with bipolar disorder.
-List temperamental disturbances that affect a client’s vulnerability for bipolar disorder.
-Describe what occurs when a bipolar client becomes sensitized to stress.
-List three ways a client can adjust their living habits to help them better cope with bipolar disorder.
-Apply four key elements in an integrated treatment approach for bipolar disorder.
-Explain the process of "mood repair".
-Discuss three differences between a "flight of ideas" in a manic client and a mixed depressed client.
-List the components that affect the establishment of a successful work environment for a bipolar client.
-Explain the eight steps in creating a "stay well" strategy.
"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