Course Details

Course TitleUsing the DSM-5® for Revolutionizing Diagnosis & Treatment
Date 8/13/2014
ProviderPESI Continuing Education Seminars
LocationSan Diego
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Martha Teater, MA, LMFT, LCAS, LPC
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyAPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

Controversy … change … and one of the most anticipated events in mental health history is finally here. The DSM-5® is going to change the way you view, diagnose, and treat mental illness.

Course Objectives

Describe the structure of the DSM-5® diagnostic process and its new classification system. Articulate revisions relating to childhood and adolescent disorders. Demonstrate improved ability to diagnose mental health issues. Summarize the changes in autism spectrum disorders. Explain the major changes in how to diagnose substance use disorders. Identify the new symptom cluster used for PTSD.