(For non-DSM online courses, see our classes page)
Our latest online DSM-5 class offers an extensive overview of changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5), which was released in May 2013.
- Background on the development of the DSM-5
- An explanation of how the DSM-5 is organized
- Revisions to several diagnoses from the DSM-IV
- Information about new diagnoses in the DSM-5
- Information about insurance coding and billing under DSM-5
- A description of the new Cultural Formulation Interview
The course is taught by Rachel Michaelsen, LCSW, one of the APA’s Collaborating Investigators for the DSM-5, who has more than 20 years’ experience in the mental health field. The lecture is pre-recorded (narrated PowerPoint video presentation), so you may study the course at your convenience and your own pace. In addition, you will receive our 42-page set of handouts including a “cheat-sheet” listing diagnoses in the DSM-5 with the corresponding DSM-IV disorders. Upon successful completion of the course, you will be provided a certificate for downloading.
To take the DSM-5 online study course, select your preferred version (opens new window):
† Nationwide course is offered by PSYte-Online.com in conjunction with Psycho-Legal Associates (PLA). CE credits (3 hours) under the auspices of PLA are approved for this course by the following professional entities (nationwide unless a state is specified): Psychologists: American Psychological Association; Counselors: NBCC (ACEP), Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors for LPCs, Texas State Board of Social Work Examiners; EAPs: Employee Assistance Certification Commission for already-certified EAPs; Nurses: California Board of Registered Nursing; RCPs: California Respiratory Care Practitioners. Refund policy: Sorry, no refunds.|
*, ** California courses meet the qualifications for *1.5 hours or **3 hours of continuing-education credit for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs and LCSWs practicing in California as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS). Provider Name: Psychological Training and Education (PsyTE). CAMFT Approved CE Provider #59845.
Refund policy: Sorry, no refunds.
This course is not affiliated with nor endorsed by the American Psychiatric Association (APA). DSM®, DSM 5®, and several variants thereof are registered trademarks of the APA. For more information, visit dsm5.org.