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DSM-5™ and ICD-10-CM: Application, Assessment and Treatment Strategy

Presented by Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW


Friday, October 6, 2017 & Saturday, October 7, 2017


9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

12 core continuing education hours


Middle Georgia State University Conference Center

100 College Station Drive, Professional Sciences Center, Macon, GA 31206


This workshop is designed to cover the  practical implications when using DSM-5 in mental health assessment, treatment planning and evidence-based practice strategy.  Particular emphasis is placed on application of the DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM. An overview is provided stressing how to utilize cross-cutting of symptoms,  and the principal , provisional and supportive information related to the diagnoses. Comparison of DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM criteria is highlighted. Selected disorders across the lifespan that will be covered including the: Addictive Disorders, Schizophrenia Spectrum and the Psychotic Disorders, the Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders, Sleep Disorders, The Anxiety Disorders, the Depressive Disorders as well as the Personality Disorders. A comprehensive diagnostic-assessment is linked to behavior-based practice strategy.


Learning Objectives: 

After completion of the course, participants will be able to:


·         Identify components related to professional use of the DSM-5 in the practice environment.

·         Identify the rationale and resulting changes between the DSM-IV-TR and DSM-5.

·         Identify several major diagnostic categories and the criteria for proper diagnostic assessments and evaluations.

·         Utilize the dimensional assessment strategy outlined in DSM-5 on selected disorders.

·         Examine several popular treatment strategies with application the disorders covered.


Sophia F. Dziegielewski, PhD, LCSW is a Professor at the University of Central Florida, where she also serves as Chair of the University Institutional Review Board and as Editor of the Journal of Social Service Research. Dr. Dziegielewski is the recipient of numerous awards, and supports her research and practice activity with over 130 publications, including 8 textbooks, 85 articles, numerous book chapters and hundreds of workshops and community presentations. She is the author of Social Work Practice and Psychopharmacology, Second Edition: A Person-in-Environment Approach, Psychopharmacology Handbook for the Non-Medically Trained and DSM-5 ™ in Action 


$175 NASW Members l $150 Retired NASW Members l $135 Student NASW Members l $225 Nonmembers


Refund Policy:      Cancellations received after September 9 will result in a $55 administrative charge

                 Cancellations received after September 24 will result in a $65 administrative charge

Please note:          A $40 administrative fee charged for returned checks


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Please note: Continuing education programs approved by NASW Georgia Chapter meet social work continuing education requirements of the Georgia Composite Board for social workers licensed in Georgia (see Chapter 135.9 Continuing Education,


Social workers licensed/certified in another professional discipline and/or state should check with their licensure/certification/regulatory entity to determine if the above program meets their continuing education needs.