Course Details

Course TitleUsing the DSM-5 for Revolutionizing Diagnosis & Treatment
Date Varies
ProviderPESI Continuing Education Seminars
Website No longer available
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Brooks W. Baer, MA, LCPC, LMFT
Method of InstructionIndependent Learning
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.