Free course Understanding Mood Disorders

We are currently offering FREE enrollment in the course “Understanding Mood Disorders” for NEW registered users on our site. We hope that you will take advantage of this opportunity to get to know our courses and our academy a little better.

This course is a $75 value and includes a certificate for 6-hours of “Verified ZOOM Study”, perfect for Continuing Education or to add to your CSAC/CADC Certification or Re-Certification requirements.

Here is an overview of the course:

TARGET AUDIENCE: 

Nurses, Counselors, and other interested Health Professsionals 

4INSTRUCTIONAL GOALS OR COURSE DESCRIPTION: 

This is a six-hour training aimed at providing an introduction to Mood Disorders    

In addition to a didactic presentation with PowerPoint and handouts, there will be an opportunity for questions and answers.  

This course directly relates to the  domains of assessment, counseling, case management, client education, and professional responsibility, with a specific substance abuse focus.. 

OBJECTIVES: (Behavioral Terminology) 

Upon completion, the learner will be able to identify: 

1. Major theories of Mood Disorders; 

2. Signs and symptoms of Mood Disorders; 

3. Health consequences of Mood Disorders; 

4. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism,  and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual; 

5. The underlying neurobiology of Mood Disorders, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals; 

6. Evidence based interventions that can be applied in private and professional settings.        

8. NUMBER OF CONTACT HOURS: 6  
9. CONTENT OUTLINE: (Topics to be covered)  Brochure/flyer attached with time lines 

1.     Major theories of Mood Disorders; 

2. Signs and symptoms of Mood Disorders; 

3. Health consequences of Mood Disorders; 

4. Appropriate assessments, interventions, professionalism,  and supportive measures such as case management and client education for the professional who is caring for the chemically impaired individual; 

5. The underlying neurobiology of Mood Disorders, as applies to professional self-care and the provision of care for chemically- impaired individuals; 

6. Evidence based interventions that can be applied in private and professional settings.