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This course is designed to address the significant changes made to the DSM  that occurs in the DSM 5.

Learning Objectives: 

As a result of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Summarize the organizational changes made to the DSM 5;
  • Describe modifications to the multi-axial system in the DSM 5;
  • Describe the importance of the emphasis on “dimensionality” in the DSM 5: and,
  • Apply diagnostic strategies to specific diagnoses through case studies.



Intended Audience: 

This intermediate level course, is designed for all professionals (behavioral health specialists, teachers, social workers, etc.) who work with young people and have had experience with the DSM 4.

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Completion Requirements: 

Participants must attend entire presentation and complete a course evaluation in order to receive credits.