CNS6051: Diagnostics of Psychopathology and Treatment

Area of Study
Credits 4.5

This course provides advanced training in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of serious psychopathology as depicted in the standard nomenclature of the DSM-IV-TR and subsequent revisions/editions. Students will focus on the descriptions, etiology, and major diagnostic categories in order to effectively utilize Axis I through Axis V diagnostic dimensions to develop appropriate treatment options. In addition, students will learn how to utilize the International Classification of Diseases (ICD) and Clinical Modification System according to the latest version. Upon completing the course, students will have an understanding of the technique's practitioners use in the diagnosis and treatment of psychopathology.






Quarter 3 or Approval of the Program Director