Presenter: Dr. Ashley Garrett, PhD, LPCS
Workshop Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Dates: This is a 6 hour course taken over two different days: Friday, August 25th, 10-1pm AND Monday, September 11th, 10-1pm
(You can only register for the total of 6 hours no partial day credit is given.)
Location: Google Meet – Live Interactive Online Training
Cost: 150.00 (6 hours)


Workshop Overview:
DSM-5 revised provides mental health providers a greater understanding of the reconceptualized mental disorders with a broader view of the diagnostic process.This workshop highlights 3 of the more common disorders and classifications in the DSM 5 revised including genearalized anxiety disorder, major depressive disorder, and adjustment disorders. Also, we will cover basics of the DSM manual and screeners.

Learning Objectives:

  • Explain the purpose of the DSM-5-TR.
  • Identify the organizational structure and diagnoses found in the DSM-5-TR.
  • Identify how previous diagnoses have been renamed, revised and reclassified in the DSM-5.
  • Apply their understanding of the DSM-5 to assessments and diagnosis in complex psychosocial contexts.
  • Describe the cultural formulation and practical implications of the diagnostic revisions and additions.
  • Explain how to document criteria for assessment purposes and the connection to treatment planning.

For information regarding the Alabama Social Work Board CEU Updates, click here.

Brave Play offers continuing education for mental health professionals that is interactive and experiential. You’ll come away with more knowledge, new skills to enhance your practice, renewed energy, and meaningful connections. In today’s fast-paced world and complex mental health systems, many practitioners feel overwhelmed and experience burnout and other health problems. Our professional training is designed to offer you a safe space with unique opportunities to nourish your personal and professional selves. For information about our speakers visit us here.

*Garrett Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6763. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Garrett Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs NBCC ACEP Provider No. 6763.

*Garrett Counseling is approved by APT to provide continuing education. Garrett Counseling maintains responsibility for this program and its content. APT Approved Provider 15-430.

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Cancellation Policy: If you contact us before the program date, you may exchange for a certificate to attend another program or a tuition refund less a cancellation fee of $10.00. Occasionally, changes are made due to unforeseen circumstances or participant demand. While Garrett Counseling will do everything possible to ensure participant satisfaction, Garrett Counseling’s liability is limited to the tuition fee only. If you cancel, 10 business days before the event, you will receive a full refund. Cancellation must be received in writing and can be faxed to 1-256-217-4162 or emailed to If cancellation is not received in writing, you will be charged the full amount of tuition.