Professional Workshop: Differential DiagnosisDate: February 19, 2019
Time: 8:30 am - 11:30 am
141 North Central Ave
Email: [email protected]
DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS COURSE DESCRIPTION
Time: 8:30AM -11:30AM
Enrollment Limited to: 16
Contact Hrs: 3
Differential diagnosis is at the heart of every initial clinical encounter and is the beginning of every treatment plan. This course will explore the differential diagnostic issues that must be considered in each and every client being evaluated by providing a six-step diagnostic framework and the decision trees that help guide clinical judgment. The DSM-5 Handbook of Differential Diagnosis decision trees for behavioral problems in children and adolescents, aggressive behavior, distractibility and trauma and stress- related disorders will be reviewed and discussed.
Method: Lecture, discussion
- Participants will improve their skills in formulating a comprehensive differential diagnosis by assessing the problem from a number of different perspectives.
- Participants will learn the DSM-5 criteria.
Instructor: Kathryn Hickman, Ph.D.
Location: 141 North Central Avenue, Hartsdale, NY
Westchester Jewish Community Services is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW0067.
Please note: When the course is a multi-day or multi-part course/educational activity, the learner must complete all parts in order to earn the certificate for contact hours. Partial credit will not be awarded for a program, even a one-day program if all requirements are not completed at that time.
Refund Policy: Refundable up to 2 weeks prior to start date.