Overview

This training provides staff with information regarding an overview of major psychiatric disorders. Attendees will also be provided information on major diagnostic changes in the DSM-5. This training focuses on major psychiatric disorders commonly seen in program settings, including Schizophrenia, Mood Disorders, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Borderline Personality Disorder. The focus includes the recovery vision so attendees understand that clients who experience psychiatric symptoms can move forward in their lives. The training also offers information on the signs and symptoms of each diagnosis and how to identify them. Attendees will leave with a more complete picture of major psychiatric disorders and the clinical skills that assist persons to move towards recovery.

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Learning objectives

  • Describe the historical context of mental illness
  • Identify how the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM) is used to make diagnoses
  • Illustrate increased knowledge of schizophrenia, mood disorders, trauma disorders, and personality disorders
  • Determine practical facts about medication including types and adherence issues

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