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New DSM-5 Classifications and a Review of the Implications on Psychopharmacology (2 CEHs)

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Location: 610 Valley Health Plaza Paramus, NJ 07652 directions...

Cost : $40

2 Clinical Continuing Education Hours for Social Workers, 2 NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Credits for Counselors

Learn about the changes in the DSM-5 and advances in how we understand the nature of our clients’ challenges. In this workshop, we’ll discuss important highlights for depression, anxiety and bipolar diagnoses and how these changes are related to pharmacology and treatment. Concerns, criticisms, and limitations of which all clinicians should be aware, will be emphasized by the presenter and attendees will leave with a working knowledge of the impact of diagnoses as at they relate to DSM-5.

March 9th, 2017 – 10:00am to 12:00pm

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Please contact Lindsay Rivera at 201-843-5218, ext 5226 or LindsayB@careplusnj.org.

This course is intended for…

  • Mental Health Professionals providing clinical services to youth and adolescents
  • School Counselors and DCF Professionals, including case managers that work with youth that have behavioral and mental health challenges
  • Professionals seeking to understand the DSM-5 changes with certain diagnostic symptoms and categories and how that affects Pharmacology

What you will learn…

  • A working knowledge of the impact of diagnoses as they relate to DSM-5
  • Information of changes in diagnoses related to Pharmacology
  • The ability to identify how DSM-5 influences medications prescribed to children
  • A better understanding of medications prescribed in both the immediate and long term, advantages, and what different options are available for treatment

This course, New DSM-5 Classifications and a Review of the Implications on Psychopharmacology, Approval #162706-1251, provided by Care Plus NJ, Inc., is approved for continuing education by the New Jersey Social Work Continuing Education Approval Collaborative, which is administered by NASW-NJ.  CE Approval Collaborative Approval Period: September 15, 2016 through August 31, 2018.

Social workers will receive two (2) clinical continuing education hours for participating in this course.

Counselors will receive two (2) NBCC-approved continuing education credits for participating in this course.

About the trainer…

Craig Morris, M.D. is a licensed and practicing child psychiatrist in New York and New Jersey. After a fellowship and residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx Municipal Hospital Center in New York, he served in various roles including Clinical Director at The Children’s House in NY, Chief of In-Patient Services at Rockland Children’s Psychiatric Center, and Clinical Director of Rockland Intensive Day Treatment Program (RCPC). He is currently a child psychiatrist at CarePlus in Fair Lawn, and a consultant to the Clarkstown Central School District in West Nyack.





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CEHs, CEs and registration information:
Please contact Lindsay Rivera at 201-843-5218, ext 5226 or LindsayB@careplusnj.org
for information about continuing education credits for social workers and counselors.

Disability accommodations: Building and event space are accessible via wheelchair. Special accommodations can be made upon request.




March 9
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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CarePlus Innovations
201-843-5218, ext 5226


Care Plus NJ, Inc.
610 Valley Health Plaza
Paramus, NJ 07652 United States
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