Diagnosis & Treatment *NEW

$105.00
Diagnosis & Treatment

*NEW COURSE*

15 Hours

You will learn how to utilize the DSM-5 to diagnose client disorders, make sense of the client’s presenting problems through case conceptualization and finally design a treatment plan to assist clients in implementing change.

Using Diagnosis and Treatment Planning Skills: A Popular Culture Casebook Approach by Alan M. Schwitzer and Lawrence C. Rubin, this course comprehensively addresses the clinical thinking skills required in professional counseling settings. Fully revised to include DSM-5, the text discusses diagnosis, case conceptualization, treatment planning and the interplay of various clinical tools and their application.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:
  1. Understand clinical thinking skills required for diagnosis and treatment planning.
  2. Learn how to utilize the DSM-5 in assisting with client diagnoses.
  3. Learn a process of case conceptualization that includes identifying problems, grouping those problems into themes, and selecting a theoretical approach for treatment and counseling.  
  4. Learn how to design a custom treatment plan for diverse client presentations.
  5. Review a “popular culture” caseload to implement and reinforce learning concepts.

Certification Areas and Continuing Education: 15 Hours Total
Clinical Evaluation / Treatment Planning

 
Required TextbookSchwitzer, A. & Rubin, L. (2015). Diagnosis & Treatment Planning Skills: A Popular Culture Casebook Approach, 2nd Ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.