Psychotic Disorders

Strategies that help before and during psychotic episodes

Description

Psychotic disorders are among the most difficult to understand disorders in the whole spectrum of mental health. This class uses clinical examples to guide understanding and show how psychotic symptoms present and what to do as a helper. Current strategies for prevention of symptoms and the role of medication and treatment are discussed.

Learning Objectives

  • Define psychosis

  • Specify disorders that have psychotic features and common symptoms of psychosis

  • Identify practices that help prevent psychotic episodes

  • Explore strategies to support someone during psychotic episodes

  • Build empathy and understanding for individual experiencing psychosis

Board Accreditation

As these courses are conducted via our live, interactive platform, the following boards approve these the same as in person classes:

MN Board of Social Work
     2.0 CEUs   (CEP-275)

MN Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
     LADC: 2.0 CEUs (2020.CE.ADC.058)
     LPC/LPCC: 2.0 CEUs (2020.CE.093)

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