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CE Workshop: Updating to DSM-5: What you need to know for the transition
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The focus of this workshop is to help psychologists understand the major changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5, including the creation of new diagnoses and categories, the consolidation of some diagnoses, and the elimination of others. In addition, the demise of multiaxial diagnosis, diagnosis-specific changes (e.g., criteria revisions), as well as broader, manual-wide changes (e.g., use of dimensional assessments) will be reviewed.

8/14/2015
When: 8/14/2015
9:00am-3:00pm (Break: 12-1pm)
Where: GPA Office
13 Corporate Blvd. NE
Suite 220
Atlanta, Georgia  30329
United States
Presenter: Jeff Ashby, PhD
Contact: Amy Dietrich, Director of Continuing Education and Communications
404-634-6272


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The focus of this workshop is to help psychologists understand the major changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5, including the creation of new diagnoses and categories, the consolidation of some diagnoses, and the elimination of others. In addition, the demise of multiaxial diagnosis, diagnosis-specific changes (e.g., criteria revisions), as well as broader, manual-wide changes (e.g., use of dimensional assessments) will be reviewed.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the new nonaxial documentation of mental disorders.
  2. Explain changes in the organization of the DSM-5
  3. List the new disorders included in the DSM-5
  4. Apply the use of new criteria for disorders in DSM-5
  5. Discuss the controversy associated with the changes in DSM-5.

    CE Hours: 5

    About the Presenter:

    Dr. Jeff Ashby is Professor and Training Director of Georgia State University’s APA-accredited PhD program. He is a licensed psychologist and diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology in Counseling Psychology. He teaches diagnosis and treatment planning and is the author or coauthor of more than 80 refereed journal articles, numerous book chapters, and two books.

      

     

     

     

     

    Registration Costs


    Early Bird Registration (Must be postmarked on or before July 31, 2015 to receive this rate.)

    • $110: GPA Members
    • $60: Student GPA Members (Will not receive a CE certificate)
    • $170: Non-members
    Registration (After July 31, 2015)
    • $120: GPA Members
    • $70: Student Members (Will not receive a CE certificate)
    • $180: Non-members
    Must be logged into member profile to receive member rate.

     

    Cancellation Policy:
    Registrants must cancel through Amy Dietrich only via email or phone (contacting other staff members/leadership does not guarantee your cancellation.) No faxes or mail cancellations will be accepted.
    Cancellation Fee: $35
    Refunds will not be given for cancellations within five (5) business days prior to the workshop date.

    The Georgia Psychological Association is proud to sponsor and support a wide variety of workshops throughout the year as an APA approved sponsor of Continuing Education.