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Education on Demand Waugh Conference

Waugh Conference

Understanding the DSM-5 and the ICD: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know
with Greg J. Neimeyer, PhD, professor of psychology at the University of Florida

Friday, April 11, 2014

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

WTAMU, Jack B. Kelley Student Center, Legacy Hall

Session I: The Top 15 Most Significant (and Controversial) Changes (1.50 hours)
Session II: The DSM-5 and the ICD: Past, Present, and Future (1.25 hours)
Session III: DSM-5 Revision: Process and Organization (1 hour)
Session IV: Specific Revisions and Reorganization of Disorders (Cont.) (1.25 hours)

The 29th Annual Waugh Counseling Seminar provides four sessions for a total of .6 CEUs for professionals from a range of fields:

  • School Counselors and Administrators
  • Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Social Workers
  • Marriage and Family Therapists


Register and pay online:

Professionals:
     Go to Buff Advisor
     Click Continuing Education
     Click register and pay for Continuing Education Classes
     In the Topic Code drop-down menu, choose CONF--Conference
     Click submit
     Click the box on the far left of the CONF*WAUGH*PRO (be sure you are clicking the select box for PRO)
     Click submit
     Fill out the fields for name, email address, address and phone.  You do not need to fill in any other boxes.
     Click the box at the bottom to verify the information is correct, then click sumbit.
     Continue the form and registration as prompted.

Students:
     Login to Buff Advisor
     Click Continuing Education
     Click register and pay for Continuing Education Classes
     In the Topic Code drop-down menu, choose CONF--Conference
     Click submit
     Click the box on the far left of the CONF*WAUGH*STU (be sure you are clicking the select box for STU)
     Click submit
     Then continue filling out the application form as prompted.


About the speaker:
 
Dr. Greg J. Neimeyer is professor of psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Florida where he currently teaches the doctoral course on Psychodiagnosis (DSM-5 and ICD) and has served both as Director of Clinical Training and as Graduate Coordinator. A Fellow of the American Psychological Association, he is also a recipient of its Award for Outstanding Contributions to Career and Personality Research. Dr. Neimeyer has published over 200 articles and 10 books, with an emphasis on aspects of professional training and development. A former Chair of the Executive Board of the Council of Counseling Psychologists in the United States, Dr. Neimeyer has also been elected as a Fellow to the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars. With a specialty interest in the area of psychodiagnosis, Dr. Neimeyer was invited by the American Psychiatric Association to attend its recent convention in San Francisco and to complete its DSM-5 “Train-the Trainers” institute, where he also attended the DSM-5 Work Group reports on the nature and rationale underlying the most
recent revisions of the manual. Dr. Neimeyer currently splits his time between the University of Florida, where he has maintained a practice in the Family Practice Medical Residency Training Program, and Washington, D.C., where he directs the Office of Continuing Education in Psychology at the American Psychological Association.

 

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