Course Description

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is a classification system of mental disorders used by mental health professionals in North America.  Learn how to access and apply the information from this manual.  Use assessment screening tools.  Identify factors and criteria used to diagnose and treat mental illness. 

Recognition

Designed for continuing competency for social workers, and nurses. 

Qualifies for the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) Clinical Registry coursework requirements for “Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment Planning”, and continuing education credit.

Additional Information
This course is self-paced online, so you can complete it on your own schedule, within four months. There is no exam. Assessments are case study based.
 
Required
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, fifth edition, DSM-5, published by the American Psychiatric Association.

ISBN 978-0-89042-555-8

Course Offerings


Any-time Online

A course delivery mode where learning activity takes place at times and locations of the learners own choosing through the use of online communications technologies. Learners are NOT required to participate in any scheduled learning activities, but scheduled exams may be required.

Start/End Date

Dec 9, 2020 - Apr 9, 2021

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Jan 13, 2021 - May 13, 2021

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Feb 10, 2021 - Jun 10, 2021

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Mar 10, 2021 - Jul 10, 2021

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

Start/End Date

Apr 14, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021

Hours

45

Price

$399.00 CAD

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