Course Details

Course TitleDiagnosing in the DSM-5
Date 12/7/2013
ProviderSacramento Valley Psychological Association, Forensic Division
Credit Hours6
Instructor(s)Christopher J. Hopwood, Ph.D
Method of InstructionWorkshop/Seminar
Approving AgencyCPA
Course Syllabus

Course Description

Course Objectives

• Understand current focal debates about diagnosis in the context of broad historical, theoretical,and empirical issues in mental health• Become familiar with changes to the organization and implementation of the DSM-5, including specific changes to diagnostic criteria for DSM-5 disorders, review the empirical basis for these changes, and consider the implications of these changes for practice• Become familiar with the direction that research suggests for future editions of the DSM.