Course Overview

This course reviews the key changes in the DSM-5.  It is geared toward licensed professionals trained in clinical diagnosis.  Participants will complete 6 modules that address the changes in each section of the DSM-5 needed to effectively implement the DSM-5.

To request enrollment, please complete the Registration Form.  You will then receive an email with a username and password that allows you to take the modules on the Dynamic Works website.

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  • Credit Hours: MCBAP-R (0.0) MCBAP-S (0.0) Mi-CEC (0.0)
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Topics Covered

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM–5)

This course is comprised of six individual modules that include the topics outlined below and a post-module quiz and course evaluation.

  • DSM-5 Module 1: Introduction and Overview
  • DSM-5 Module 2: Neurodevelopmental, Schizophrenia Spectrum/Other Psychotic Disorders and Bipolar and Related Disorders
  • DSM-5 Module 3: Depressive and Anxiety Disorders
  • DSM-5 Module 4: Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders, Dissociative Disorders and Somatic Symptom and Related Disorders
  • DSM-5 Module 5: Feeding and Eating Disorders, Sleep-Wake Disorders, Sexual Dysfunctions and Disruptive, Impulse Control, and Conduct Disorders
  • DSM-5 Module 6: Substance-Related and Addictive Disorders, Neurocognitive, Personality, Paraphilic and Other Mental Disorders
  • Final Exam

Additional Considerations

This course is offered to you at no cost through a special partnership with the University of Michigan School of Social Work and Dynamic Works.


Course Objectives

  • Learn core knowledge pertinent to working with the revised DSM-5
  • Acquire and practice critical skills for effectively diagnosing clients with the revised DSM-5

What People Are Saying

I enjoyed the online module. It provided very helpful information and structure on this topic and how to implement it.

- Sam S.