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DSM-5 Overview and Substance Abuse

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Credit Value: 2
Exam Questions: 16
Passing Grade: 12 correct
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This course is based upon the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders DSM-5 published by the American Psychiatric Association (APA).

The purpose of the DSM is to provide the criteria for the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders and it is used by mental health and healthcare professionals throughout the world.  In addition, DSM criteria are utilized for billing purposes by major insurance companies in the US. 

This course summarizes many of the changes from the DSM-IV to the DSM-5 including changes to the organization of the manual with a focus on diagnosis and substance abuse.  This course on the DSM-5 is designed for clinical social workers, psychologists, professional counselors, drug counselors, and nurses who do clinical work. 

This course is appropriate for beginning, intermediate and advanced level practitioners who wish to develop their understanding of the DSM-5.  The course material includes an introduction to the literature on the DSM-5 as well as a brief review of diagnostic criteria and significant etiological factors.

This course is particularly useful for licensed clinicians who require clinical continuing education courses for license renewal.  

 

Authors: Toni DiDona, Ph.D., L.C.S.W., Ron Black, L.C.S.W.

 

Learning Objectives: This course will provide the practitioner with detailed information regarding evidence based practice interventions for children and adolescents with the DSM-5. Specifically, a professional will:

  1. Identify the organizational structure of the DSM-5.

  2. Recognize changes to diagnostic recording procedures.

  3. Describe the current diagnostic categories for substance abuse disorders

 

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