Contact Hours:8 

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP


Course Objectives:

  • Explore information on the use of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  • Identify differences between the dementias
  • Accurately diagnose dementias based upon symptomatology and onset
  • Identify effective medications
  • Identify common problems of persons with dementia
  • Identify pharmacological interventions to deal with associated problems
  • Describe considerations when making patient placement/treatment decisions
  • Differentiate between effective and ineffective interventions for persons with dementia
  • List the symptoms common to the dementias
  • Discuss the types of information and education the patient and family require


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Contact Hours: 15

Instructor: Dr. Dawn-Elise Snipes PhD, LPC-MHSP,

Course Objectives:

  • Explore information on the use of the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders
  • Identify Key Features in the Formulation and Implementation of a Treatment Plan
  • Understand How to Establish a Therapeutic Alliance
  • Discuss Treatment Settings and Housing Options
  • Identify management concerns in each of the three stages of presentation
  • Identify Special Issues in Caring for Patients With Treatment-Resistant Illness
  • Discuss Clinical Features Influencing the Treatment Plan
  • Identify Pharmacological Treatments
  • List Other Somatic Therapies and Specific Psychosocial Interventions


Registration is available at: http://allceus.com  

Support is available at support@allceus.com