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Diagnostic Criteria in Clinical Settings: DSM-IV and Cultural Competence

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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.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Diagnostic Criteria in Clinical Settings: DSM-IV and Cultural Competence created by Michelle Christensen, Ph.D.

Course Material Author

Michelle Christensen, Ph.D.

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.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to learn more about the use of DSM-IV in a cultural context

  2. to show how psychosocial environments relate to levels of functioning

  3. to demonstrate how a clinical case can be culturally formulated and explained

Article: Diagnostic Criteria in Clinical Settings: DSM-IV and Cultural Competence

Article: Diagnostic Criteria in Clinical Settings: DSM-IV and Cultural Competence

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Course Retired

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Course Number 100151
  • 3 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 1 CE credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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