Substance Use Disorder: The Essentials of Diagnosis
Join Corey Pitts, MA, LCMHC, LCAS in an informative/collaborative webinar in efforts to gain insight in reducing jargon surrounding the use of diagnosis and diagnostic criteria within the realm of substance use diagnosing! Portions of DSM 5 will be unpacked, specifically, consideration and discussion of CNS Depressants, CNS Stimulants, Perception Distorting Drugs, Narcotics, as well as Nicotine. This discussion will provide insight into the categories of a substance use disorder, differentiating between use disorder, abuse, and dependence (among other areas), as well as ways in which to apply such knowledge through the use of case conceptualizations.
- Dispel jargon surrounding diagnostic criteria associated with substance use disorder diagnostic criteria, presenting symptoms, etc.
- Discuss the proper assessment techniques in conjunction with the substance use disorder criterion.
- Collaborate surrounding application, viewing certain case studies to encapsulate typology.
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level Beginner to intermediate
- Language English
- Students 8
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Yes