People with internalizing disorders deal with their emotional disturbances internally, thus many of these disorders may go unnoticed. Individuals with internalizing disorders have a difficult time maintaining ongoing relationships and may be moody, avoidant, or controlling. These factors can make it difficult for people who are providing assistance to individuals with internalizing disorders. This course will help you to identify internalizing disorders and also provides strategies that will benefit those persons with internalizing disorders that you support. This training explains common symptoms of internalizing disorders, describes how to diagnose specific types of internalizing disorders, and explains evidence-based treatment interventions that will make your work with individuals with internalizing disorders more effective.
This course is intended for entry-level and intermediate mental health professionals, as it discusses a general overview of symptoms and approaches as well as specific diagnostic criteria. Along the way, case vignettes and interactive learning will help you obtain a better understanding of internalizing disorders.