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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION, SUMMARY AND OUTLINE
The purpose of this workshop is to assist participants in understanding and using the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV TR in their every-day practice as it relates to the assessment and treatment planning process with children and adolescents. A thorough review of how to make a five-axis diagnosis, and its relationship to clinical care will be provided through lecture, experiential exercises and actual patient videos.
Clinicians often limit their options by using criteria sets only found in the childhood disorders section of the DSM. This can be a serious mistake. Children have adult disorders just as adults have childhood disorders. The importance of making an accurate diagnosis cannot be understated. Get the tools necessary to make an accurate diagnosis.
By Attending This Workshop Participants Will: