This course is designed with an e-book that explains scene-by-scene information about the other material component, the TriStar Pictures movie, Mr. Jones, starring Richard Gere. The materials demonstrate and guide participants in the application of knowledge about symptoms, diagnosis, mental status, social, vocational and educational impairments, treatment, psychiatric rehabilitation and disability management for a person who has bipolar disorder. Ethical and practical information about the boundaries of a professionally therapeutic relationship are also discussed. The movie portrays a textbook example of the disorder and is valuable for learning about the illness.
Note: This course is based on an e-book which is available for purchase from BeneficialFilmGuides.com. The DVD can be acquired locally, or it may be purchased from BFG.
This course is based on the reading-based online article and dvd, Bipolar Disorder: A Case Study of [the Movie] MR. JONES: With Notes About Professionally Ethical Boundaries created by Francine R. Goldberg, Ph.D.
Course Material Author
Francine R. Goldberg, Ph.D.
Francine R. Goldberg received her Ph.D. from the Rehabilitation Counseling Program at New York University (NYU) in 1981, following her doctoral research, Academic Achievement Bias among Community Mental Health Workers. She has more than 30 years of experience in the fields of mental health and psychiatric rehabilitation, including counseling, supervision, administration, staff development, clinical risk management, graduate and undergraduate teaching on the adjunct faculties at NYU and the City University of New York, Lehman College, and multiple national and international publications and presentations that address topics in mental health, psychiatric rehabilitation and the use of multimedia in the delivery of mental health services. She holds a CRC, NCC, LMHC, LPC and LRC.
Francine R. Goldberg, Ph.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.
This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about bipolar disorder and intervention strategies. It is appropriate for an introductory to intermediate levels of participants' knowledge.
After taking this course, you should be able to:
Understand a diagnostic difference between bipolar disorder and a psychotic disorder.
Demonstrate psychiatric rehabilitation, disability management and the functional impact for bipolar disorder.
Recognize symptoms, DSM-IV-TR diagnostic criteria and acute and long-term pharmacological treatment for bipolar disorder.
Demonstrate professionally ethical boundaries regarding power, relationships and clinical information.
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Course Creator: Keith Gibson, Ph.D.
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