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DSM-5 in Plain English (Portland)

DSM-5 in Plain English (Portland)



Dec 18th 7:30 am - 3:30 pm
1021 NE Grand Ave. Portland, OR 97232

DSM-5 in Plain English

Make a Smooth Transition from IV to 5 Without Pulling Your Hair Out

This one-day workshop is designed to help you pinpoint the new features of DSM-5, with emphasis on adult conditions. Dr. Kenneth Carter will teach you to take this information and apply the changes between DSM-IV and DSM-5 correctly, and comprehend what's new, what's changed, and what conditions are no longer listed to better serve your practice and your clients.

What you will learn:

  • Identify conditions that have been added to the DSM and conditions that are no longer listed
  • Distinguish the new features of the DSM-5, including the organizational structure
  • Apply DSM-5 diagnostic criteria accurately for a number of disorders
  • Discuss the new criteria for schizophrenia, substance use, and addictive disorders
  • Examine the new approach to personality disorders
  • Gain a better understanding of the rationale behind the development process
  • Evaluate case studies through an open case discussion and differentiate between cases that might be diagnosed differently under DSM-IV and DSM-5
  • Outline valuable DSM-5 resources to increase your knowledge

December 18, 2013
Red Lion Hotel Portland Convention Center
1021 NE Grand Ave. 97232
503-235-2100

Registration begins at 7:30
Seminar runs 8:00-3:30
Lunch on your own

For more information, visit http://www.CrossCountryEducation.com