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2018 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2018 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CMH 651 Diagnosis For Counselors

2 credit hours

Utilizing theoretical and case study approaches, this course studies the evolution and application of the DSM and ICD in clinical practice, with a particular emphasis on the shifting understanding of diagnosis represented in the DSM-5. Explores the benefits of and limitations to utilizing the DMS-5. Develops a framework for recognizing and identifying symptoms and dynamics of mental and emotional disorders. Explores the differences between diagnosable disorders and developmentally appropriate reactions during crises, disasters, and events perceived as traumatic. Examines the multicultural implications of using common diagnostic tools.


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