Integrative Care: Mental Illness and Psychopharmacology
(4- Continuing Education Hours)

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Integrative Care: Mental Illness and Psychopharmacology

Course Description

Integrative Care: Mental Illness and Psychopharmacology provides an integrative and culturally informed framework to understanding mental illness.  A biological and epigenetic lens will be applied to examining mental illness. Psychiatric milieu therapy, psycho-dynamic and CBT approaches to treating mental health disorders, not limited to: anxiety, post-traumatic stress, depression, bipolar and schizophrenia will be considered. Psychopharmacology and medication management and treatment will be reviewed. Practitioners will examine the impact of the environment and stigma on coping and adjusting to illness. Furthermore, consideration is given to how integrating nutrition, mindfulness and holistic interventions can support healthier life outcomes.

Course Title: Integrative Care: Mental Illness and Psychopharmacology

Instructor: Trélan Nicole Holder, MS, LCSW

Contact Hours/CEUs: 4-Hours

Format: Online Self-Study Course (Text-based Readings and Videos)

Process: Register and pay for course. Read content online. Pass online post-test and print certificate of completion. Registrants can access course for 2 years from date of registration.

Learning Objectives

  • Implement a client-centered and culturally informed approach to working with diverse populations.
  • Identify psychiatric features and symptoms across the spectrum of mental health disorders.
  • Review psychotropic medications prescribed for treating mood disorders
  • Consider the side effects, and therapeutic uses of antidepressant medications.
  • Evaluate the side effects, and therapeutic uses of antipsychotic medications.
  • Explore therapeutic approaches to improve treatment adherence: cultivating patient rapport and care coordination with prescribing practitioners.
  • Examine the unique medication treatment approaches for geriatric patients.
  • Consider integrative nutrition as a complementary regimen for treating mental illness.

Course Features

  • Lectures 58
  • Quizzes 6
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 43
  • Assessments Self
  • Module 1: Course Overview and Pre-Test 0/3

    Course Description, Learning Objectives, Pre-Test

    • Lecture1.1
      Course Description
      5m
    • Lecture1.2
      Learning Objectives
      5m
    • Quiz1.1
      Pre-Test: Integrative Care
      10 questions
  • Module 2 : Mental Health Framework 0/9

    A Biological and Epigenetic Lens to Understanding Mental Illness

    • Lecture2.1
      Social Work Framework
      5m
    • Lecture2.2
      Cultural Competency- Integrative Care
      5m
    • Lecture2.3
      Mental Illness: A Biological Lens
      5m
    • Lecture2.4
      Stigma
      5m
    • Lecture2.5
      An Evolutionary Perspective: Depression & Pain
      5m
    • Lecture2.6
      Kraepelin’s Theory of Mental Illness
      5m
    • Lecture2.7
      Brief Review: Organization of The Brain
      5m
    • Lecture2.8
      Diagram: Brain Architecture- Limbic System
      5m
    • Quiz2.1
      Module 2: Review Question
      1 questions
  • Module 3: Psychiatric Features and Symptoms of Depressive Disorders 0/16

    Spectrum of Mental Health Disorders, Psychiatric Features and Symptoms

    • Lecture3.1
      What Is Depression?
      5m
    • Lecture3.2
      Other Types of Depressive Disorders
      5m
    • Lecture3.3
      Graph: Prevalence Rates of MDD among Adults
      5m
    • Lecture3.4
      Symptoms of Clinical Depression
      5m
    • Lecture3.5
      MDD: DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria
      5m
    • Lecture3.6
      Cognitive Level of Depression
      5m
    • Lecture3.7
      Developmental Aspects of Depression
      5m
    • Lecture3.8
      Graph: Adult Severity (MDD)
      5m
    • Lecture3.9
      Treatment of Major Depressive Episode Among Adults
      5m
    • Lecture3.10
      Major Depressive Episode with Impairment Among Adolescents
      5m
    • Lecture3.11
      Treatment of Major Depressive Episode Among Adolescents
      5m
    • Lecture3.12
      Diagram: MDD- Brain Changes
      5m
    • Lecture3.13
      Prevention and Treatment
      5m
    • Lecture3.14
      MDD: Psychopharmacology Treatment
      5m
    • Lecture3.15
      Behavioral and Cognitive Approaches To Treatment – Integrative Care
      5m
    • Quiz3.1
      Module 3: Review Question
      1 questions
  • Module 4: Anxiety Disorders 0/9

    Generalized Anxiety, Panic, Social and Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, Stress Management, Nutrition

    • Lecture4.1
      Anxiety Disorders
      5m
    • Lecture4.2
      Panic Disorder
      5m
    • Lecture4.3
      Social Phobia and Agoraphobia
      5m
    • Lecture4.4
      Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
      5m
    • Lecture4.5
      PTSD (Specifiers)
      5m
    • Lecture4.6
      Physiological Aspects of PTSD
      5m
    • Lecture4.7
      PTSD Treatment
      5m
    • Lecture4.8
      The Stress Response System
      5m
    • Lecture4.9
      Stress Response and Nutrition- Integrative Care
      5m
  • Module 5: Psychiatric Features and Symptoms of Bipolar and Related Disorders 0/15

    General Characteristics, Bipolar I and Bipolar II Distinctions, Genetics, Suicide and Prevention

    • Lecture5.1
      Bipolar Disorders: DSM-5 Categories
      5m
    • Lecture5.2
      Bipolar Disorders: General Characteristics
      5m
    • Lecture5.3
      Bipolar Disorders: Treatments
      5m
    • Lecture5.4
      Video: Managing Geriatric Bipolar Disorder: Use of Lithium and Anticonvulsants
      5m
    • Lecture5.5
      Bipolar I and Bipolar II
      5m
    • Lecture5.6
      Bipolar I: Criteria
      5m
    • Lecture5.7
      Bipolar II: Criteria
      5m
    • Lecture5.8
      Cyclothymic Disorder
      5m
    • Lecture5.9
      Substance/Medication-Induced Bipolar and Related Disorder (142)
      5m
    • Lecture5.10
      Bipolar and Related Disorder due to Another Medical Condition (145)
      5m
    • Lecture5.11
      Genetics of Bipolar Disorder & Neuro-Imaging
      5m
    • Lecture5.12
      Suicide: Rates and Statistics
      5m
    • Lecture5.13
      Suicide and Prevention
      5m
    • Lecture5.14
      Ecological Model of Prevention
      5m
    • Quiz5.1
      Module 5: Review Questions
      2 questions
  • Module 6: Psychiatric Features of Schizophrenia Spectrum and Psychotic Disorder 0/6

    Schizophrenia, Psychotic Disorders, Psychopharmacology

    • Lecture6.1
      Schizophrenia Spectrum
      5m
    • Lecture6.2
      Schizophrenia (295.90)
      5m
    • Lecture6.3
      Delusional Disorder (297.1)
      5m
    • Lecture6.4
      Brief Psychotic Disorder (298.8)
      5m
    • Lecture6.5
      Schizotypal (Personality) Disorder
      5m
    • Lecture6.6
      Video: Antipsychotics and Side Effects
      5m
  • Module 7: Resources, References, Course Survey & Post-Test 0/6

    • Lecture7.1
      Self-Care Resource: Worry & Anxiety – Integrative Care
      5m
    • Lecture7.2
      Resource: Unhelpful Thinking Styles – Integrative Care
      5m
    • Lecture7.3
      Resource: Meditation: Muscle Relaxation & Breathing – Integrative Care
      5m
    • Lecture7.4
      References
      5m
    • Quiz7.1
      Course Survey- Integrative Care
      10 questions
    • Quiz7.2
      Post-Test: Integrative Care
      10 questions

Course Features

  • Lectures 58
  • Quizzes 6
  • Duration 50 hours
  • Skill level All levels
  • Language English
  • Students 43
  • Assessments Self
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Renew Perspectives, LCSW, PC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0026. Additionally, New York State Education Department (NYSED) Social Work Board Approved Courses are recognized by Connecticut and New Jersey for Continuing Education. In 2014, Trélan Holder founded Renew Perspectives. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), who is a skilled psychotherapist with extensive years of experience in mental health and human services. Trélan is an Adjunct Lecturer at Columbia University School of Social Work and the Silberman School of Social Work at Hunter College. She attained her Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology from Clark University, her Master of Science Degree in Social Work from Columbia University, and a Certificate in Bioethics and Medical Humanities from Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Cardozo Law School. Additionally, her clinical pursuits include a postgraduate certificate in psychodynamic psychotherapy training from the NYU Institute for Psychoanalytic Education.

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    4 Comments

  1. Mariamartillo
    October 28, 2020
    Reply

    Very educational, refresh my mind about those diagnoses.

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      Trelan Holder
      November 14, 2020
      Reply

      Thank you!

  2. Veera Mookerjee
    October 30, 2020
    Reply

    Very informative and refreshing training. Just loved it as always !!

    • mm
      Trelan Holder
      November 14, 2020
      Reply

      Thank you!

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