Assessment and Diagnosis of Mood Disorders: Part I (Lecture Series) (Self-Study)



Find out what mood disorders really are. Learn about the 11 most common forms of mood disorders, and elevate your practice

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Learn how to tease apart the 11 most common forms of mood disorders. Learn how to properly contextualize and formulate

What will you learn from this seminar?

  1. The practical use of the bio-psycho-social-cultural formulation of mood disorders
  2. The art and science of contextualizing the 11 most common types of mood disorders
  3. Learn and master the pathognomonic signs for each of the 11 most common forms of mood disorders

During this 2-hour seminar, we will guide you through an experiential learning process where you will learn what it takes to help your clients, and how to implement that in daily practice.

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Who is this for?

This course is for any clinician invested in learning new or honing existing skills to be able to use in dynamic ways to support their patients and clients and to end suffering.


This course is eligible for 1 CEU for Licensed Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, and Psychologists in New York State

For more information about CEU approval, please click here.

Format: Self-Study Online Seminar

Here's what attendees have been saying about SWEET seminars:

"This course sounds to me like you have been there and have done that, and transmit your experiences wonderfully." - William, LCSW-R

"The seminar was broken down in an organized way, one building on another. Thank you, I’m pleased and looking forward to remaining classes" - Marilyn, LCSW-R

"I would recommend this seminar to people I know because it is informative and my shared purpose. I am happy we have assignments to do." - Teresa, LMSW

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Your Facilitator and Co-Facilitator

Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW
Mardoche Sidor, MD & Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW

Mardoche Sidor, MD, is a Harvard-trained Quadruple Board Certified Psychiatrist, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Columbia University, School of Physicians and Surgeons, trained in and taught all major psychotherapeutic modalities, including and not limited to CBT, DBT, Family Systems, and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. He is also the author of 11 books including Journey to Empowerment, Discovering Your Worth, The Power of Faith. and, The Art of Living. Dr. Sidor has worked both as a primary care physician and Medical Director in three different settings, including a Chief Medical Officer of the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services (CASES). He is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute. His 11th book, entitled, NLP for Clinicians is now available to the public.

Karen Dubin, PhD, LCSW, is a Columbia-trained Social Worker with wide clinical, teaching, and supervision experience. She also has a background in management, mentorship, and leadership that spans more than 20 years. Her added passion is in advocacy and coaching. She has previously held Executive level positions, and two other directorships in different organizations. She is currently Adjunct Faculty at Columbia University School of Social Work and Adelphi University School of Social Work. She also maintains a private practice, provides supervision, and clinical and management training. She is also a personal and executive-level coach. She is a main facilitator for the SWEET Institute.

SWEET Curriculum

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