Overview Throughout your career as a counselor, you will be required to assess a

Overview
Throughout
your career as a counselor, you will be required to assess and diagnose
clients. To engage in this practice in a
competent manner, you will need to have a good working knowledge of the DSM-5
including the general categories and the specific disorders that are contained
in each category. This DSM-5 Summaries Assignment will introduce you to
the more common categories that you will encounter as a counselor.
Instructions
You
will have four sets of summaries to complete, each due during a different
Module/Week. Each set will contain a 1-page
summary of each of the following categories of disorders:
Summary Set 1, due at the end of Module
1
(total of 3 summaries; 1 page per category=3 pages of content):
·
Bipolar
and Related Disorders
·
Depressive
Disorders
·
Anxiety
Disorders
Summary Set 2, due at the end of Module
3
(total of 3 summaries; 1 page per category=3 pages of content):
·
Substance-related
and Addictive Disorders
·
Trauma
and Stressor Related Disorders
·
Obsessive-compulsive
and Related Disorders
Summary Set 3,
due at the end of Module 5 (choose 3 categories from this list; 1 page per
category=3 pages of content):
·
Personality
Disorders
·
Somatic
Symptoms
·
Neurodevelopmental
·
Schizophrenia
Spectrum
Summary Set 4, due at the end of Module
7
(choose 3 categories from this list; 1 page per category=3 pages of content):
·
Neurocognitive
·
Disruptive,
Impulse Control and Conduct Disorders
·
Feeding
and Eating Disorders
·
Sexual
·
Sleep/Wake
·
Elimination
·
Gender
·
Other
Conditions That May Be a Focus of Clinical Attention

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