DSM-5 Overview of Changes
Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.ce-credit.com/courses/102020
About the Course:
This course provides an overview of changes from the DSM-IV-TR manual to the newly released DSM-5. The course provides summary knowledge for practitioners transitioning from use of the previous manual to the new diagnostic criteria and coding system of the DSM-5.
American Psychiatric Association
This course is appropriate for psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals working in fields that utilize the DSM-5 as a component of the treatment process. It is also appropriate from other professionals for increasing knowledge of changes to this standard text of mental health practice.
Identify significant diagnostic changes from the DSM-IV-TR to the newly published DSM-5.
Demonstrate the changes to diagnostic terminology in the DSM-5.
Distinguish the concept changes in diagnosing between the DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5.
Cite examples of specific clarifications made to the practice applicabilty beginning with the DSM-5.
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