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Mastering Differential Diagnosis with the DSM-5: A Symptom-Based Approach


Faculty:
Margaret L. Bloom, Ph.D.
Duration:
Full Day
Format:
Audio and Video
Product Code:
LWC051225
Brochure Code:
IHW86642C
Media Type:
Live Webinar - Also available: Digital Seminar | DVD

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Description

Take your DSM-5® diagnostic skills to the next level! This advanced seminar is designed specifically for mental health professionals seeking to master clinical diagnosis and differential diagnosis using the DSM-5®, ICD-10 and online assessment tools. The focus of this workshop is on the key symptoms for each diagnosis, common differential diagnoses and frequent comorbid disorders of anxiety, depressive, trauma-related, substance-related, psychotic and neurodevelopmental disorders. Case examples and studies are provided throughout - giving you the opportunity to learn and apply a four-step symptoms-based diagnostic method. Topics include the clinical intake interview, differential diagnoses, online assessment tools to narrow diagnosis and potential comorbidities.

Don’t forget to have your DSM-5® manual handy!

Credits


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NOTE: Tuition includes one free CE Certificate (participant will be able to print the certificate of completion after completing and passing the on-line post-test evaluation). 

Continuing Education Information: Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this live interactive webcast. This webcast is a broadcast of a live event. You will be able to type questions to the speaker. The speaker will see the questions and address them during the presentation as time allows. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether web based activities are an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations. If your profession is not listed, please contact your licensing board to determine your continuing education requirements and check for reciprocal approval. For other credit inquiries not specified below, please contact cepesi@pesi.com or 800-844-8260 before the event.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of your profession.  As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your profession's standards.

All members of the PESI, Inc. planning committee have provided disclosures of financial relationships with ineligible organizations and any relevant non-financial relationships prior to planning content for this activity. None of the committee members had relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies or other potentially biasing relationships to disclose to learners.  For speaker disclosures, please see the faculty biography.

CE Information is based on 100% attendance.


Counselors

This activity consists of 6.25 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Arizona Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Arizona Counselors. The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners, pursuant to A.A.C. R4-6-802, confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling and approved by a national professional association of counseling, social work or substance abuse counseling. PESI is an approved provider of continuing education seminars with a national social work association. Please see social work approvals for this program. 


California Counselors

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.”  This intermediate level level activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


Connecticut Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25 continuing education clock hours for Connecticut Counselors. The Regulations of Connecticut State Agencies confirm acceptance of this program as a qualifying continuing education activity if approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (Sec. 20-195cc-3). Please see social work CE statements for this program.


New Jersey Counselors

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.0 contact hours of continuing education for New Jersey Counselors. The New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee (pursuant to N.J.S.A. 13:34-15.4) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to counseling that are approved by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC). This course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 6.0 CE in the Counseling Services skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming.


New York Counselors

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors. #MHC-0033. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Marriage & Family Therapists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the activity advertisement, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements. 


California Marriage & Family Therapists

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE programs that are approved by other approval agencies, including several that approve PESI and its programs.  A full list of approval agencies accepted by the BBS can be found at www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/cont_ed.html under “Where to find CE Courses.”  This intermediate level activity consists of 6.0 clock hours of continuing education instruction.


New York Marriage & Family Therapists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. #MFT-0024. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance


Arizona Psychologists

This activity consists of 380 minutes of continuing education instruction and is designed to meet the requirements of the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners. Please save the course outline, certificate of completion, and any other supporting documentation you receive from this live activity in case it is requested by the board.


Connecticut Psychologists

CE credit is available. This course consists of 6.25  continuing education credit hours for Connecticut Psychologists. CT Gen Stat Sec. 20-191c Continuing Education (b)(3) confirms acceptance of continuing education programs relevant to psychology from a nationally recognized provider of continuing education seminars. PESI, Inc. is a nationally recognized provider of continuing education seminars with multiple national CE approvals. This course consists of 6.25  continuing education credit hours.


New York Psychologists

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0014. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance.


Social Workers

PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: January 27, 2020 - January 27, 2023. Social Workers completing this live interactive with real-time Q&A course receive 6.25 Clinical continuing education credits. Course Level: Intermediate. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to social workers who complete the program evaluation.


New York Social Workers

PESI, Inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's (NYSED) State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0008. This activity will qualify for 7.5 contact hours. Full attendance is required; no partial credits will be offered for partial attendance. 


Other Professions

This activity qualifies for 380 continuing education minutes as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Save your activity advertisement and certificate of completion, and contact your own board or organization for specific requirements. 



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Faculty

Margaret L. Bloom, Ph.D.'s Profile

Margaret L. Bloom, Ph.D. Related seminars and products


Margaret (Peggy) L. Bloom, Ph.D., Professor Emerita, Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology, Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin is a licensed psychologist and NCC certified counselor. Dr. Bloom is nationally recognized for her knowledge and expertise in assessment, DSM diagnosis and counselor education. She is past chair and member of the board of directors of the Center for Credentialing & Education (NBCC), an elected fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and past-president of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). Beginning her career as a psychiatric nurse and earning graduate degrees in nursing, counseling, and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology, Peggy brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to each seminar. She has published numerous journal articles and presented professional education seminars across the world on assessment, diagnosis and counselor education. In addition to her university positions, she maintained a private therapy practice for many years.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Margaret Bloom is a Professor of Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology at Marquette University. She receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Non-financial: Margaret Bloom has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.


Additional Info

Program Information

Access Period for Live Webcast

For live CE credit, you must watch the live webcast in its entirety at its scheduled time and complete the CE quiz and evaluation within one week. You will have access for 90 days after the program for review.


Webcast Schedule

Please note: There will be a lunch and two 15-minute breaks; one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Lunch and break times will be announced by the speaker and at their discretion. A more detailed schedule is available upon request.


Objectives

  1. Conduct a four-step diagnostic process to accurately identify and code a client’s diagnosis.
  2. Investigate common differential DSM-5 diagnoses for clients with anxiety, depressive, or abnormal cognitive symptoms.
  3. Differentiate between overlapping symptoms and comorbid conditions in order to provide the correct diagnosis.
  4. Analyze differential diagnoses for clients who present with disruptive behavior.
  5. Collect the specific information required for an accurate differential DSM-5 diagnosis of clients with a history of trauma.
  6. Utilize the DSM-5® severity tables, assessment tools, and coding notes to improve the accuracy of diagnosis and ICD-10 coding.

Outline

Quick Review of Using the DSM-5 and ICD-10
  • Diagnosis of Mental Disorders in the U.S.A.
    • Use of Two Models, DSM-5 and ICD-10
    • DSM-5 and ICD-10 Coding and Recording
  • Web-based DSM-5 Resources
    • Digital Updates
    • DSM-5 Cross-Cutting Symptom Measures and Screening Tools
Four Step Diagnostic Method
  • Case 1: Client with Multiple Problems
  • Steps to a DSM-5 Diagnosis
    • Step 1: Gathering Client Information and Behavior Sample
    • Step 2: Identifying Key DSM-5 Symptom Clusters
    • Step 3: Differential Diagnosis List
    • Step 4: Initial DSM-5 Diagnosis
  • Comorbidity considerations
Differential DSM-5 Diagnosis Challenges
  • Clients with Experiences of Trauma or Psychosocial Stress
    • Case 6: A Brave Firefighter
    • Essential Information about the Client’s Trauma History
    • Differential Diagnosis: Trauma-Related
    • Differential Diagnosis: Does Not Meet Diagnostic Criteria Set for PTSD
    • Frequent Comorbid Disorders
  • Clients with Disruptive Behaviors
    • Disruptive Behavior Symptoms
    • Diagnostic Challenge: Case 5: Natalia is a Problem
    • Substance-Related and Medical conditions associated with Disruptive Behaviors
    • Differential Diagnosis by Patterns of Disruptive Behavior
    • Defiant, Angry and Vindictive Impulsive and/or Antisocial
Differential DSM-5 Diagnosis for Common Presenting Symptoms
  • Clients with Symptoms of Depression
    • Key Symptoms of Depression and Dysphoria
    • Substance-Related and Medical conditions with Depressive Symptoms
    • Mental Disorders with Symptoms of Depression
    • Diagnosis Challenge Case 2: A Sad, Overwhelmed Client
    • Differentiating Disorders with Symptoms of Depression
    • Frequent Comorbid Disorders
  • Clients with Fear and Anxiety
    • Key Symptom Patterns of Anxiety
    • Substance-Related and Medical Conditions with Anxiety Symptoms
    • Mental Disorders with Symptoms of Anxiety
    • Diagnosis Challenge Case 3: Fearful and Worried Client
    • Specific Differential Diagnoses
    • Frequent Comorbid Disorders
  • Clients with Abnormal or Impaired Cognition
    • Diagnostic Challenge: Case 4: Is She Crazy or Clairvoyant?
    • Sorting Patterns of Psychosis
    • DSM-5 Mental Disorders with Psychosis Symptoms
    • Substance-Related and Medical Conditions that Produce Cognitive Deficits
    • Differential Diagnosis when Cognitive Deficits as a Key Symptom

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Other Mental Health Professionals

Reviews

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Overall:      4.6

Total Reviews: 91

Comments

Carol M

"excellent presentation"

Natalie A

"excellent i plan to re-watch the documentation a few times. it helped me as a supervisor as well."

Kerry H

"This was very helpful! It was frustrating when the audience kept asking questions because you can hear them while watching the video and they slowed down the course."

Cindy L

"Excellent workshop!"

Suzanne L D

"Enjoyed the course very much. Learned a lot. Dr. Bloom is very knowledgeable and engaging as a presenter."

Michelle W

"Peggy is fantastic at keeping home viewers engaged. She is an excellent presenter!"

Jackie D

"Very engaging, excellent presentation of information using case examples. Overall phenomenal training and I would love to take more by this presenter. "

Erin L

"This was an excellent program!"

Nicole L

"well done, very informative"

Margaret K

"Excellent course"

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