Child Health and Welfare Summit

DSM-5TM in Action: Practical Implications and Applications in Clinical Practice for Children and Adolescents

July 11, 2019

Course Description 

This workshop is designed to cover the DSM-5 regarding assessment and practice strategy focusing on children and adolescents.  Practice application will be explored such as the dimensional versus categorical assessment and other structural and strategic features within the diagnostic system. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding use of the principal, provisional and relevant specifiers needed for a comprehensive diagnostic assessment and treatment strategy with children and adolescents. An overview of several disorders commonly diagnosed in childhood and adolescence are outlined.  

Program Highlights:

  • Provide an Overview of the Supporting Information Related to Diagnosis and Assessment utilizing DSM-5
  • Provide an Overview of the several DSM-5 Diagnoses and Completing the Diagnostic Assessment in Children and Adolescents
  • Specific Application Information Related to Several Commonly Placed Diagnoses in Children and Adolescents (ASD, AD/HD,ODD, CD, and DMDD)


Who Should Attend:

  • Child Welfare Practitioners
  • Foster Parents
  • Therapists
  • Medical Personnel 


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