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:
-Explain the four steps in the compassionate perspective technique.
-Explain three steps to initializing Behavioral Activation Therapy.
-Explain three steps regarding implementing Behavioral Activation Therapy.
-Explain two steps regarding implementing ACT.
-Explain two techniques which can benefit the bipolar client’s loved ones.
-Explain three phases of Family Focused Therapy for bipolar disorder.
-Explain three tasks for the family for which you would use Family Focused Therapy.
-Explain four unique aspects to CBT that make it particularly suitable to the treatment of BD.
-Explain how well-meaning family members can reinforce suicidal behaviors in bipolar individuals.
-Explain what percentage of BD patients have been reported to have a history of substance abuse.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."