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The Future of Diagnostics in Treating Mental Health Issues (Recorded)

How is the world of Mental Health diagnostics changing? This new training will cover a variety of topics that have to do with diagnosing and treating mental health conditions, and a look at multiple diagnostic systems. Epigenetics will be discussed, including their impact on Adverse Childhood Experiences and Developmental Trauma. There will be a discussion of the neurobiological and neuropsychological basis of depression, schizophrenia, and PTSD.

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The Future of Diagnostics in Treating Mental Health Issues (Recorded)

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Presenter: Donna Veraldi, Ph.D.

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Course Length: 4 Hours

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of different diagnostic systems.
  2. Participants will be able to understand epigenetics and the impact of the environment on mental health.
  3. Participants will be able to discuss the neurobiological and neuropsychological basis of behavior.
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How is the world of Mental Health diagnostics changing? This new training will cover a variety of topics that have to do with diagnosing and treating mental health conditions, and a look at multiple diagnostic systems. Epigenetics will be discussed, including their impact on Adverse Childhood Experiences and Developmental Trauma. There will be a discussion of the neurobiological and neuropsychological basis of depression, schizophrenia, and PTSD.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to discuss the strengths and weaknesses of different diagnostic systems.
  2. Participants will be able to understand epigenetics and the impact of the environment on mental health.
  3. Participants will be able to discuss the neurobiological and neuropsychological basis of behavior.

Agenda:

Compare and contrast existing diagnostic systems:  30 minutes of lecture with 20 minutes for breakouts to discuss a vignette.  10 minutes to return and discuss with the entire group.

Discussion of epigenetics for 30 minutes

Discussion of  neurobiology of depression:  40 minutes of lecture with 20 minutes for group discussion

30 minute break

Discussion of neuropsychology of schizophrenia:  30 minutes, including 10 minute group discussion

Discussion of neuropsychology of PTSD for 30 minutes, with 10 minute group discussion

 

 



This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: advanced
Level of Clinician: advanced
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.


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*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.