Participants in this training will develop an in-depth understanding of individuals with the disorder, and specifically gain insight on dealing with bi-polar disorder in children. Through a multi-media presentation and various empathy exercises participants will recognize signals of bi-polar disorder while developing workable strategies dealing with such students in a safe and respectable manner.


Introduction

1. Audience survey 

2. A little history lesson
Diagnosis and characteristics

3. Empathy goes a long way
How it must feel         video
How it must lookvideo
What it acts like video
OC behaviors
Hallucination             video 
Rages               video
Depression       video 


4. What do we do?
Ideas for living and working with students who have bi-polar disorder
Accommodations
Specialized Instruction
Scheduling
Environmental Modifications

5. A wish

Conclusion 



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Bi-Polar Disorder
in Children