Diagnostic Criteria in Clinical Settings: DSM-IV and Cultural Competence
Total CE Credit Hours: 3
Course Info URL: http://www.addictioncounselorce.com/courses/100151
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To complete this course for credit, your exam must be successfully completed before Apr 13, 2019.
About the Course:
This paper presents a case formulation of an American Indian client who presented depressive symptomology and a history of substance abuse. It attempts to demonstrate how the inclusion of cultural competence into the DSM-IV positively affects diagnosis and potential outcome. Note: This course material begins on page 52 of the article.
Michelle Christensen, Ph.D.
About the Author:
At the time of this publication, Michelle Christensen, Ph.D. was a professor and researcher at the University of Colorado Health Services Center, American Indian and Alaska Native Programs, in Denver, Colorado.
to learn more about the use of DSM-IV in a cultural context
to show how psychosocial environments relate to levels of functioning
to demonstrate how a clinical case can be culturally formulated and explained
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