Course Learning Objectives/Outcomes
Social Worker CEU, Psychologist CE, Counselor CEU, & MFT CEU
By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Describe a CBT technique which can be implemented early in therapy for increasing a bipolar client’s self-esteem regarding a situation.
-Identify four steps in the CBT compassionate perspective technique.
-Discuss three steps to initializing Behavioral Activation Therapy.
-Identify three steps regarding implementing Behavioral Activation Therapy.
-Discuss the two steps regarding implementing ACT.
-Identify two CBT techniques which can be used regarding self absorption
-Discuss two CBT techniques which can benefit the bipolar client’s loved ones
-Explain what is the percentage of bipolar individuals that occurs in Psychiatric comorbidit.
-Name the three phases of Family Focused Therapy for bipolar disorder.
-Explain what is the social zeitgeber hypothesis.
-Name four components of the “relapse drill” technique for family-focused treatment.
-Explain how can well-meaning family members inadvertently reinforce suicidal behaviors in bipolar individuals.
-Name three integral tasks of Family Focused Therapy for BD.
-Name four unique aspects to CBT that make it particularly suitable to the treatment of BD.
-Explain what is an important consideration when a BD client with a comorbid anxiety disorder reports cognitive impairment, cognitive slowing, and difficulties with memory during the recovery phase.
-Explain what is the percentage of bipolar disorder patients, partial or non-adherence to longterm treatment.
-Explain what is the percentage of BD patients have been reported to have a history of substance abuse.
-Name twelve topics that psychoeducation should include.
"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 CEs, MFT CEUs