Course Details

Course TitleUsing the DSM-5 for Revolutionizing Diagnosis & Treatment
Date 2/18/2014
ProviderPESI Continuing Education Seminars
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Brooks Baer, MA, LCPC, CMHP
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

This seminar will guide you through the dramatic changes and the implications for all practitioners.

Course Objectives

• Summarize the new DSM-5® organizational structure.• Develop a better understanding of diagnosing children and adolescents.• explore the exact nature of the proposed trauma disorders.• Describe the controversies involving the new proposed paraphilias and forensic evaluations.• examine the DSM-5®’s expanded and comprehensive approach to suicide and self-injury.• Describe what was proposed for a possible new approach to personality disorders.