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Navigating the New DSM-5 CEU Trainings

presented by Gerald D. Shulman, 1.6.15

6 CEUs for $25

Trainings are held at a variety of locations nationwide. Click here to find one near you.

This presentation, appropriate for professionals who work in the addictions and mental health field, will describe the new diagnostic criteria and compare the DSM –IV and the new DSM-5. Emphasis will be placed on the new diagnostic category of Substance Use and Addictive Disorders and Mental Health Disorders including those most likely to be found in co-occurring with substance use disorders.


At the conclusion of this presentation participants will be able to: 

  1. Compare the diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders in the DSM-IV and DSM-5
  2. Describe how the DSM-5 categories of Mild, Moderate and Severe created a diagnostic system more in keeping with the reality of the presentation of mental health and substance use disorders
  3. Describe the changes which have occurred in the Axis classification system
  4. Describe the value of “Cross Cutting” symptoms
  5. Identify the changes which have occurred in the change from the DSM-IV to DSM-5

Gerald D. Shulman, MA, MAC, FACATA is the President of Shulman & Associates, Training & Consulting in Behavioral Health in Jacksonville, Florida. He has worked in the behavioral health field for over 45 years as a clinician, clinical supervisor and administrator in detoxification, inpatient, residential, partial hospitalization, intensive outpatient and outpatient services. He has worked as a trainer of treatment programs, developed new treatment programs and licensing standards for state substance abuse, as well as assessment systems.

Attendees may earn up to 6 CEUs. Valid for Psychologists (APA), Professional Counselors (NBCC), Marriage & Family Therapists (NBCC), Social Workers (NASW), Employee Assistance Professionals (EACC), Licensed Drug & Alcohol Counselors (NAADAC), Nurses (IAHB), and Case Managers (CMCC). Please visit for more information.

Payment can be made online ( or by check made payable to American Addiction Centers. Mail checks to AAC Registrar PO Box 32862, Baltimore, MD 21282. Call 800.508.1489 for registration and payment questions.

Disclaimer: PIMSY is not affiliated in any way with LIC; this information is being shared as a potential resource for DSM-5 but is not an endorsement of the organization or training.

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