Date: 12/14/2016, 9:00 am—4:00 pm
County: Alameda County
Sponsor: Fred Finch Youth & Family Services
New sections of the DSM 5 discussed include the Neurodevelopmental Disorders (childhood diagnoses); Trauma and Stressor Related Disorders; Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders; Gender Dysphoria; and Neurocognitive Disorders. New diagnoses reviewed include Disruptive Mood Dysregulation Disorder, Persistent Depressive Disorder, Hoarding Disorder, and Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder. Revised diagnoses covered include Intellectual Disability, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, and Substance Use Disorder. Implementation of the DSM 5 in improving mental health services for children and families are reviewed.