Contact Hours: 4
Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP
This multimedia course is based in part on Counselor Toolbox Podcasts 41 and 156. Text-based materials are also provided in the course for those who prefer to learn by reading.
- Explore information on the use of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders;
- Understand the interaction between the diagnoses
- Identify how many "problem” behaviors are semi-functional adaptations to help the person survive
- Develop an understanding for how a positive change in any one area can lead to positive changes throughout the system