Course Details

Course TitleUsing the DSM-5 for Revolutionizing Diagnosis & Treatment
Date 6/25/2014
ProviderPESI Continuing Education Seminars
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Brooks W. Baer, MA, LCPC, LMFT
Method of InstructionVirtual (Synchronous/Live)
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

Most up-to-date information that you need to know New classification system Controversial new paraphilias and court evaluations Newly organized trauma disorders Changing diagnostics for children & adolescents Treatment planning New diagnoses Revised categories for schizophrenia, mood disorders and more

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.