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Childhood Bipolar Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment

Mary Fristad, Ph.D.

12.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
Streaming videos and audio downloads will be available immediately after checkout
Mailed CD and DVD formats include the printed handouts and CE test in an attractive portfolio

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Audio Download
RRP$160.00
Offer Price$128.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
RRP$175.00
Offer Price$140.00
Extra CE Test
RRP$70.00
Offer Price$56.00

Objectives

Participants will better understand:

  • Identify symptoms of depression and mania and how they appear
  • Differentially diagnose bipolar disorder and common co-morbid conditions
  • Identify and describe currently available biological interventions and their role in treatment
  • Develop a conceptual basis for comprehensive care in the context of the childís family and school system
  • Identify and use specific therapeutic techniques
  • Identify resources that will help families cope

Topics

Recognizing Symptoms of Depression and Mania

Differential Diagnoses & Co-morbid Disorders

Biological Interventions

Predictable Problems & Promising Possibilities

  • Building Therapeutic Teams
  • Working with Families
  • The 3 Ss: Spouse, Self & Sibling Issues

Therapeutic Exercises with Children

  • Naming the Enemy
  • Building a Tool Kit
  • Thinking-Feeling-Doing

Exercises with Children Continued

  • Problem Solving
  • Paying Attention to Feelings
  • Letís Talk

Therapeutic Exercises with Parents

  • Fix-It List
  • Mood Logs

Exercises with Parents Continued

  • Treatment Teams, Managing Symptoms
  • Out with the Old - In with the New