Workshops

Understanding and Using the DSM-5-TR and Associated Diagnostic Processes

ID: 5834WEB

Revisions made to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, version 5 (DSM5) include more emphasis on culture, race and language as these terms relate to diagnostic processes. This workshop will review the basic structure and organization of the DSM5 and its’ predecessors as well as more recent changes included in the DSM5-TR (text revised). Using case vignettes, participants will engage in assessing and diagnosing several disorders.


Fee: $60.00
Continuing Ed. Hours (CEH): 3.0 Clinical

Instructor: Craig Strickland, PhD
Date: Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Time: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm ET
Location: Live Interactive Online Webinar


Webinar Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize changes made to the multi-axial system used in previous DSM versions
  • Compare and contrast subtypes and specifiers
  • Apply the changes made in the DSM5 to specific diagnoses through case studies
  • List at least three changes made to the DSM5-TR which reflect changes
    in language as they apply to ethnoracial descriptions

    Webinar Outline

    9:30 am Welcome/Overview 9:35 am Developmental History 9:50 am Major changes to the DSM-5

  • Subtypes versus specifiers
  • Multiaxial versus dimensionality
  • Severity indices

    11:00 am Application of DSM-5 to specific diagnoses
  • Psychotic spectrum disorder
  • Mood disorders

    11:30 am - Case Study Practice

    12:00 pm DSM-5-TR - Changes
  • Language
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Gender References
    12:25 pm Conclusions/Q&A

    Target Audience

    Social Workers and Allied Health Professionals

    Content Level

    Beginner - Advanced

    Webinar Completion Requirements

    To earn CE credit, social workers must log in at the scheduled time, attend the entire course, and complete an online course evaluation. Certificates of completion will be emailed within 10 business days of course completion.

    System Requirements

    • Operating Systems: Windows XP or higher, MacOS 9 or higher, Android 4.0 or higher
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 9.0 or higher, Google Chrome, Firefox 10.0 or higher
    • Broadband Internet connection: Cable, High-speed DSL & any other medium that is internet accessible.

    About the Instructor

    Craig Strickland, PhD, graduated from Bryn Mawr College in with a Doctorate in Psychology and a focus on experimental research and neuroscience. Past positions include a faculty position at the Medical College of Pennsylvania and affiliate faculty positions at Widener University and Springfield College. He currently has guest lecturer privileges at the Bryn Mawr Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research, the Rutgers School of Social Work and an affiliate professor position at Thomas Jefferson University, East Fall Campus in the Community and Trauma Counseling program. Dr. Strickland is the owner of Biobehavioral Education and Consultation, LLC

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