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Self-Paced Online Seminars

From the DSM-IV-TR to the DSM 5: Major changes in Child and Adolescent Diagnoses

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Date Published

May 2, 2014


UT School of Social Work


Clinical, DSM-5


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The new DSM 5 is a much- anticipated publication, and clinicians will need to prepare themselves for major changes in the DSM manual and different diagnostic categories. This two-part course will address the some of the major changes that have been made to the DSM 5 with a specific focus for how these changes will impact diagnoses for children and adolescents. Participants will learn how current diagnostic categories have been changed and what new diagnoses have been added with a specific focus on how it might impact practice. Participants will be provided opportunity to explore how new criteria may impact their current work with children and adolescents.

Please note: If licensed for other professions or other states, check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval.

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Cynthia Franklin

Cynthia Franklin, PhD, LCSW, LMFT, is Stiernberg/Spencer Family Professor in Mental Health at The University of Texas at... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Major changes in Child and Adolescent Diagnoses - Video
Major changes in Child and Adolescent Diagnoses - Audio
Major changes in Child and Adolescent Diagnoses - PPT
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How to Attend

Join the self-paced program from your office, home, or hotel room using a computer and high speed internet connection. You may start and stop the program at your convenience, continue where you left off, and review supporting materials as often as you like. Please note: Internet Explorer is no longer a supported browser. We recommend using Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari for best results.

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