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In this webinar, Shannon Karl, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CCMHC, discusses the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders and its diagnostic criteria for substance-related and addicted disorders, impulse control, and conduct disorders. A specific focus is the implications for those in clinical practice. Participants will gain a better understanding of the diagnostic process and how to specify coding for these disorders. Dr. Karl is an associate professor with the Center for Psychological Studies at Nova Southeastern University in Florida and a co-author of the American Counseling Association bestseller DSM-5 Learning Companion for Counselors. This is the second webinar in a series of seven about the DSM-5.
Summarize the basic tenets of Shannon Karl, Ph.D., LMHC, NCC, CCMHC webinar presentation.
To provide an overview of Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders as well as Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders in the DSM-5.
To enhance understanding of the diagnostic process and to specify coding for these disorders.