This module focuses on Mood Disorders, primarily Bipolar Disorder. As first responders, it is likely you will encounter people with a Bipolar Disorder. Our goal is to increase your awareness and understanding of this mood disorder and learn de-escalation strategies and skills you can use during a crisis intervention situation you may encounter.
The Minnesota Sheriffs’ Association is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course, CIT Module 4: Mood Disorders – Bipolar, has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive one (1) hour of continuing education.
This course is approved for one (1) hour under the mandated category of Crisis Intervention and Mental Illness Crises. It covers learning objectives 1, 2, 3, and 4.