Mental Health Disorders

*Bipolar Disorder: A Therapist’s Guide to Navigating Emotional Rollercoasters

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Friday, April 14th

12:00 PM EST – 2:00 PM EST


Are you uncertain about diagnosing a client for bipolar disorder due to the intricate nature of the disorder’s clinical presentation?

Bipolar disorder is a chronic illness associated with significant impairment in psychosocial function and quality of life. It can also be an intimidating disorder to diagnose.

Join Ellen Biros, LCSW, C-PD, as she presents an overview of considerations important in working with patients with bipolar disorder. She will review how clinicians can recognize bipolar symptoms and differentiate these from symptoms of other psychiatric conditions. She will discuss specific evidence-based tools that clinicians can immediately put into practice.


  • Differentiate between bipolar disorder and similar or co-morbid disorders to better
    inform treatment planning.
  • Identify risk factors and prognostic indicators related to bipolar disorder as
    related to assessment and treatment planning.
  • Implement specific clinical interventions to help clients with bipolar disorder
    anticipate, prevent, and manage mood lability that interferes with daily functioning.

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    Ellen Biros, MS, LCSW, C-PD

    Ellen Biros is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and adjunct professor. With over 20 years of experience in social work, Ellen is a seasoned expert in the treatment and assessment of individuals with personality disorders, substance abuse issues, and emotional regulation problems. Ellen earned a Master’s degree in Justice from American University in Washington, DC, and a Master’s in Social Work from the University of Georgia. She has been sharing her knowledge with students at Tulane University in the School of Social Work and The University of Phoenix in the College of Social Services and the College of Natural Sciences. She is known for her dynamic and engaging teaching style and her ability to inspire students to achieve their full potential. Ellen is also an accomplished author and speaker. She has authored several continuing education seminars that have been well-received by professionals in the field. Her seminars, such as “Personality Disorders: The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda,” “Antisocial, Borderline, Narcissistic and Histrionic: Effective Treatment for Cluster B Personality Disorders,” and “Unmasking Manipulative Relationships: Effective Strategies for Countering Covert Abuse,.”

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Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Addiction Counselors, MFTs, & other disciplines

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Once you register for this training, the course will immediately appear in your account dashboard. Inside, you’ll see a countdown timer. And once the scheduled time arrives, the live session will begin from there!

Of course! If you sign up but miss the live session… The recording will be added to your account Dashboard within 48 hours after the live session with an email notification of instructions. You will also receive home-study CE credits for watching the recording.

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No. Live webinar attendees are not required to take or pass a quiz to receive a CE certificate. (But yes for recorded webinars). You are required to pass a quiz with an 80% passing grade with 3 attempts only for recorded webinars.

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