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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


9:00 AM – 3:30 PM

6 core continuing education hours


Middle Georgia State University Conference Center

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


Day One

Instruction Time: Part One- 6 hours


Day One Workshop Overview: 

This workshop is designed to cover the basic changes, rationale and practical implications in using the DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM regarding social work diagnostic assessment and practice strategy.  Changes central to practice application will be explored such as billing concerns, the dimensional versus categorical assessment and other structural and strategic changes within the diagnostic system. Application of the assessment measures is explored while applying it to one diagnostic category, the Addictive and Substance related Disorders. Particular emphasis is placed on understanding the use and misuse of the DSM within the mental health profession.


Content Outline

    I.     Provide an Overview of the DSM-IV-TR and the Changes in DSM-5

    II.    Provide an Overview of the Supporting Information Related to Diagnosis and Assessment

    III.   Provide Information on how to use the Assessment Scales in Completing the Diagnostic Assessment

   IV.    Section One: Structure and Function and Application of the Criteria for the Addictive Disorders-Substance Use Disorder



After completion of the workshop participants will be able to:

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

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

      Identify the principal and the provisional diagnosis and other supportive information related to use of the DSM-5.

      Utilize the Assessment Scales Outlined in the DSM-5

      State and Apply the Criteria for Substance Use Disorder to the Diagnostic Assessment and treatment Strategy



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.



1-Day Friday Registration:

$87.50 NASW Members l $112.50 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


Please Note: NASW Georgia Chapter is not responsible for personal possessions of attendees during a conference, workshop, training, or other Chapter hosted events.




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.