Online Course » Bipolar: A Review of Evidence-Based Therapeutic Interventions for Bipolar Disorder

Course Description:
Bipolar disorder is a complex disability that presents substantial challenges for diagnosis and treatment. A growing body of literature indicates that psychotherapeutic interventions benefit bipolar clients and have the potential to significantly improve their psychosocial functioning and decrease the substantial social costs of the illness. This program examines psychoeducational interventions along with three evidence-based interventions that address the complexity of bipolar disorder.
Course Objective:
Upon completing this program, participants should be able to:
  • Discuss therapeutic objectives for managing bipolar disorder; and
  • Describe evidence-based psychosocial interventions.
Author Bio:
Andrea Steinkuller and Jane E. Rheineck are affiliated with Northern Illinois University. Correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to Jane E. Rheineck, Northern Illinois University, 408 Graham Hall, CAHE, DeKalb, IL 60155. E-mail: jrheineck@niu.edu
Credits:
1.00
Hours:
1.00
Certificates:
American Psychological Association - view details
Association of Social Work Boards - view details
California Board of Registered Nursing - view details
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC) - view details
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) - view details
Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists - view details

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