Date: 7/19/2017, 9:00 am—4:30 pm
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
The DSM 5 Manual of Mental Disorders has finally been implemented by Medi-Cal and youth service providers this year. Participate in an overview of the DSM 5 and changes that are relevant for youth service, child welfare, and juvenile justice. Learn about the history of the DSM and theories about the origins of mental illness. Review the DSM 5 structure and primary changes in mental disorders. Learn about the controversies surrounding the DSM 5 in the diagnosis and treatment of youth and families. Discuss challenges in using the DSM 5 for Medi-Cal billing in working with youth.