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 Youth Bipolar Disorder


Do you notice extreme highs and lows often in your youth? Do these mood changes affect how your child behaves at school or home? Some youth with these symptoms may have Bipolar Disorder (BP), a serious mental illness. Participants will learn signs and symptoms of bipolar disorder in youth. Participants will gain awareness into causes of BP in youth. Participants will gain knowledge on appropriate Therapies and Interventions for youth.

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Dr Laklieshia Izzard is a Licensed Professional Counselor in Georgia and New Jersey, Georgia Certified School Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, an Approved Clinical Supervisor, and a Tri-Care Mental Health Counselor. Dr Izzard is the owner of Shekinah Counseling a virtual private practice with 17 years of community mental health counseling experience with diverse populations. Dr. Izzard practice services include counseling, clinical supervision, mentoring, and training. Dr. Izzard has experience in all levels of education and is an Adjunct Professor of Counseling. Dr. Izzard serves on the Region 3 Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Advisory Council as the only Newton County member. Dr Izzard serves on the board of directors for National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Georgia, and is a founding member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. Dr. Izzard is a founding member and has served as President from 2019-2020 for the American Counseling Association of Georgia. Dr Izzard obtained her doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision from Argosy University Sarasota, Dr. Izzard has a Master’s Degree in Mental Health Counseling from the largest HBCU in the nation North Carolina A&T State University and Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from a another great HBCU Fayetteville State University.
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great info for practical use

unsure of some of the conclusions



great info, thanks

Learned a lot of facts concerning BD, very informative!

Informative and learned something new about bipolar.

This was so helpful in understanding BD and how to help a child. Thank you.

the early signs are important to know

I don't appreciate a speaker pushing their religious beliefs and to their own personal books on me

Very informative!

Very informational.

Very informative


very good

confusing but well learn

Good information

Confusing but After watching it twice I get it now

It is good to know about BD

So much to take in, I have not yet had a child with bipolar problems yet but I believe I am ready and able to deal with this lovingly whenever I will be faced with it.

Awesome and great information

Very Informative


Very good info

wonderful course

Good Information

Good Information

thank you for sharing this information

Great info


great lesson


This was a good course.

excellent, very informative

Some useful information.

Presenter is incredible! This course is great!

very educational

very informative


Great Information!

This is my field of work so this was very interesting to me.



Good information

Good information

Very informative. Will be looking for her book on Amazon.

It was very informative, thanks


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