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DSM-5, ICD-10-CM and Preparing for ICD-11

The Dynamic Duo, Lessons Learned and Preparing for the Future

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Workshop Description:

This workshop is designed to cover the importance of connecting DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM, as well as preparing for what is expected to come in ICD-11. An overview is provided stressing how to utilize cross-cutting of symptoms,  and the principal , provisional and supportive information related to the diagnoses. Comparison of DSM-5 and ICD-10-CM criteria, alongside what to expect in ICD-11 is explored. Using this information is stressed in preparing for the most comprehensive diagnostic-assessment possible with behavior-based practice strategy. 

Learning Objectives: 

After completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify components related to use of the DSM-5 and the ICD-10-CM in the practice setting.
  • Identify how the changes expected in ICD-11 may impact what is currently being done.
  • Identify at least two changes that are expected, and how it can  affect completing a comprehensive diagnostic assessment.



Sophia F. Dziegielewski, referred to as “Dr. D.” is a Professor in the School of Social Work at the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando. Throughout her academic, administrative and practice career she has been active in mental health practice and research maintaining her license and serving as an expert witness in the courts. For over 17 years she Chaired the Institutional Review Board at two major universities, providing oversight for the protection of human subjects in research and clinical trials. Also considered an expert in social worker licensure she created and implemented a highly acclaimed Social Work License Exam Preparation Course that has currently helped over 20,000 social workers all across the US to successfully pass their exams. She is the recipient of numerous awards, and supports her research and practice activity with over 150 publications, including 8 textbooks, 85 articles, numerous book chapters and hundreds of workshops and community presentations. In 2016 she received the “Educator of the Year Award” from the NASW-Florida Chapter. One of her most recent books is titled, “DSM-5 in Action” published by Wiley that outlines many of the most common mental health disorders along with assessment and treatment strategy.

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