November 1, 2013 at 10:29 am

Master Workshop on Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – Fifth Edition, Nov. 1

DSM-5: What You Need to Know — A Master Workshop From the APA Experts is Friday, Nov. 1, at the Ohio University Baker Center. The cost is just $24.50. The agenda and registration information is at

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders

This workshop is designed for psychiatrists, other physicians who treat individuals with mental health disorders, psychologists, school psychologists, advanced practice nurses, social workers, clinical counselors, marriage and family therapists, case managers, and others who need to know about the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders – Fifth Edition. The DSM is used nationally and internationally to provide standardized criteria for clinical and research use. Release of DSM-5 marks the first major revision to the classification of and diagnostic criteria for mental disorders since DSM-IV was released in 1994.

This workshop is conducted using slides and handouts developed by the editors of the DSM-5 and made available only to APA-trained psychiatrists who have agreed to serve as speakers in their respective states.

Speaker: Jaina Amin, MD, BSN, is a Senior Instructor at University Hospitals of Cleveland at Case Western Reserve. In addition to duties through the adult psychiatry program, Dr. Amin also works at the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders treating individuals in the partial hospitalization program, intensive outpatient program, and as outpatients. Dr. Amin also currently serves as President of the Cleveland Psychiatric Society. She is a graduate of Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed her Adult Psychiatry training at University Hospitals of Cleveland, and completed a fellowship in Community Psychiatry there as well.

Dr. Amin was trained and mentored by one of only two psychiatrists in Ohio who participated in an APA “by invitation only” training conducted by the editors of the DSM-5.

The workshop is jointly sponsored by the American Psychiatric Association and the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association in conjunction with Athens-Hocking-Vinton 317 Board, Athens-Meigs ESC, the Ohio University Psychology and Social Work Clinic, and the School Psychologist Association of Southeast Ohio.

Register online at or by phone at 614-763-0040 with the Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association.

CME and CE Credits

PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of American Psychiatric
Association (APA) and Ohio Psychiatric Physicians Association. The APA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychiatric Association designates this live activity for a maximum of 5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: The OPPA is an approved provider (#346558859) of the Ohio Psychological Association of Mandatory Continuing Education (OPA-MCE). A certificate for five and one half hours of continuing education hours will be provided to psychologists who sign the on-site attendance sheet on the day of the event.

COUNSELORS, SOCIAL WORKERS and MFTs: The Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board has approved this program for 5.5 clock hours of credit for Counselor CPE, Social Worker COE and Marriage & Family Therapist CPE. Approval number: MCST061318.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants should be able to:

  • Understand the history, development and use of the DSM-5
  • Identify and apply the changes in DSM-5 from DSM-IV-TR and explain their rationale.
  • Use the new criteria in clinical settings, in research, and for administrative purposes.

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