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The Southeast Region Presents: Introduction to the DSM-5 (Southeast Region)
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When: Friday, November 8, 2013
8:00 AM - 12:45 PM (Breakfast will be provided.)
Where: Child and Family Services Inc. (Parking located behind the building.)
3057 Acushnet Ave
New Bedford, MA 02745
Presenter: Gregory Plante, PhD, Clinical Psychologist
Contact: Melissa Barbosa
(617) 803-0718

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The 5th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5) embodies the first substantial change to psychiatric diagnosis in over 30 years. This training focuses on the structural changes of the manual; reviews the additions, deletions, and changes to psychiatric diagnoses specifically focusing on adulthood; and describes the special features of the DSM-5 that are fundamental changes from the DSM IV–TR.

Learning objectives (participants will learn...)

  • About the proposed changes to the structure of the DSM-5 that highlights its chronological arrangement.
  • At least 3 changes to diagnoses in the categories of Trauma, Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and Depression.
  • The new severity rating systems that emphasize degree of dysfunction.

Approved for 4 CEs for Social Workers

Early Bird* fees:
NASW Member - $60
Non-Member - $90

*Add $5 if registering 10 business days or less in advance, or at the door.
No refunds unless requested in writing 5 business days prior to the date of the program. ($5 admin. fee will be deducted.)

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