DSM IV-TR to DSM 5: An Overview -0.6 CEUs

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Product Description

This three-hour workshop will provide an overview of the DSM-5 revisions, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to existing diagnoses, as well as the introduction of new disorders from the previous DSM IV-TR This workshop will also inform participants about the elimination of Axis and the new utilization of level of acuity. Each different categories of Mental Health and Substance Use Related Disorders will be discussed.

Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to identify at least three changes in classifications from DSM-4 to DSM-5.
  2. Participants will identify and describe at least two mental disorders and how clinicians and psychiatrists give appropriate treatments (counseling and medication).
  3. Participants will be able to identify common ASL signs that are used for terminology for numerous disorders.

This is an excellent vocabulary building opportunity!

This webcast is presented in ASL.

Additional information

CEUs

0.6 Professional Studies

The Betty & Leonard Phillips Deaf Action Center is an Approved RID CMP Sponsor for continuing education activities. The Professional Studies program is offered at the 'Some' Content Knowledge Level.

Location

Online

Refund Policy

We will have recorded version of every webcast available. If for some reason you cannot attend the webcast at the scheduled time, you may watch the recorded version later. Because of this, we cannot offer refunds. If a webcast is cancelled, you will be given credit to view another webcast, either live or archived.

Target Audience

Working sign language interpreters

Presenter Information

Steven Hunter, MSW, LCAS, CPSS
Steven is working as Outreach Coordinator/Consultant in North Central Region (TRIAD region) with RHA Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services in High Point. He currently obtains North Carolina Licensed Clinical Addictions Specialist and Certified Peer Support Specialist. He has been working professionally with the Deaf and Hard of Hearing populations over two decades in several states.. He holds a Master of Social Work from University of Houston, Houston, TX and is a currently doctorate (Organizational Leadership with an emphasis of Behavioral Health) student at Grand Canyon University. Steven has given numerous presentations related to Mental Health and Substance Abuse all over the country. Since Steven is a trauma survivor, he is strongly interested in doing research on vicarious trauma. During his leisure time, he loves playing with his chocolate lab, Hope, traveling, reading, and outdoor activities.

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