Online DSM-5 Training from PSYchological Training & Education --

Online DSM-5 Training

Our latest DSM-5 course (launched Winter 2015) 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.

It includes:

  • 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 take 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 course, select your preferred version (opens new windows):

 If you aren’t taken to the sign-up page after selecting above, click:  3-Hr. With Calif. BBS CEUs** ($47.94)   —or—   3-Hr. Without CEU ($35.94)


This course meets 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. 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

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