Revisions made to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders Fifth Edition Text Revision (DSM-5-TR) include more emphasis on culture, race and language as they relate to diagnostic processes. This workshop will review the basic facts about the DSM5 and its’ predecessors as well as a new diagnosis and updates for conditions in the DSM-5-TR. Participants will review on-line assessment tools provided to assist clinicians, not only regarding the diagnostic approach, but to understand the relationship between diagnostic categories previously viewed as distinct.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
- Discuss changes made between the DSM-5 and the DSM-5-TR
- Describe the importance of DSM-5-TR emphasis on dimensionality
- Apply diagnostic criteria in the DSM-5-TR to specific diagnoses through case studies
- Identify three assessment resources to support the diagnostic process
CE’s New Jersey:
This course “DSM-5-TR: What is New and How to Use it” and the trainer, Craig Strickland, PhD, have been approved by the Addiction Professionals Certification Board of NJ. This course, provided by Behavioral Health Matters, approval #403031623REC6 has been approved for six (6) continuing education credit hours by the APCBNJ. Credentials issued by the APCBNJ, the NJ Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners and the NJ Board of Social Work Examiners recognize such courses. This 6 CE course is approved for social work continuing education hours in accordance with N.J.A.C. 13:44G-6.4c12.
CE’s New York Social Workers:
Behavioral Health Matters, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers; provider approval #SW-0443. Social workers attending this Live-Online course titled: “DSM-5-TR: What is New and How to Use it” will receive six (6) continuing education contact hours.
Craig Strickland, PhD:
Dr. Strickland graduated from Bryn Mawr College 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. He is a highly sought after presenter on topics such as Psychopharmacology, Co-occurring Disorders, Neurobiology, and Psychopathology, to mention a few. Dr. Strickland is the owner of Biobehavioral Education and Consultation, LLC.