Management of Bipolar Disorders in Prison Populations

$9.00 | CE Hours:3.00 | Intermediate

 

CEU Course Description

This CEU course provides the most current Federal Bureau of Prisons recommendations for the management of bipolar disorders in the federal inmate population.

Article Author:  The Federal Bureau of Prisons
Exam writer:  Patricia Hocking-Walker, M.S. (Psychology)

CEU Course Objectives

1.  Discuss the goal of maintenance therapy.

2.  Enumerate the risk factors for the development of bipolar disorder.

3.  Investigate which medication is a drug of abuse and should generally not be prescribed in the correctional setting.

4.  Examine the questions that the clinician should specifically ask the patient in order to evaluate suicide risk.

5.  Identify the first-line monotherapy for acute mania, hypomania, or mixed episode.

6.  Provide the side effects that are related to dopamine blockage.

Social Work Approval

Social Work CE Credit for this course is offered with the following approvals. Many state boards of social work will accept the approvals listed. Provider Approvals by state and license type can be found here.

  • Quantum Units Education is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, CAMFT Provider #89970, to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEP. Quantum Units Education maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
  • Florida board for Social Workers (Quantum 'immediately' reports CE Credits to Florida licensees)
  • Texas Board of Social Workers
  • ACE credit is not offered for this course. A list of courses offering ACE credit can be found here.

To see other approvals in your state, see our state by state provider approval listings here.

 

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Added On: 2017-05-15

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