Tuesday May 13th, 2014 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
Savory Downtown, Best Western Hotel, 300 Washington St., Watertown, NY
$60 per person.
A one-day conference that will present an overview of the newly released DSM-5, focusing on both the major changes and some of the controversies. Download the full Behavioral Health conference brochure for details about the speaker, continuing education credits, and the agenda.
About the Speaker:
Michael B. First M.D., is a Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at Columbia University, a Research Psychiatrist at the Biometrics Department at the New York State Psychiatric Institute, and maintains a schematherapy and psychopharmacology practice in Manhattan.
Dr. First is a nationally and internationally recognized expert on psychiatric diagnosis and assessment issues and conducts expert forensic psychiatric evaluations in both criminal and civil matters. Dr. First is a reviewer consultant and editorial consultant to the DSM-5 Task Force, the chief technical and editorial consultant on the World Health Organization’ s ICD-11 revision project, and is an external consultant to the NIHM Research Domain Criteria project He was the Editor of the DSM-IV-TR, the Editor of Text and Criteria for DSM-IV and the APA’s Handbook on Psychiatric Measures. He has co-authored and co-edited a number of books, including “A Research Agenda for DSM-V”, the “DSM-IV-TR Guidebook”, and the forthcoming “DSM-5 Handbook for Differential Diagnosis”, and the “Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5 (SCID-5)”.
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