Schedule & Workshop Descriptions

Welcome & Introduction

  • 9:00AM – 9:30AM: Check-In
  • 9:30AM – 9:45AM: Welcome
  • 9:45AM – 10:15AM: The Development of the DSM, Janet Williams, PhD. MSSW
  • 10:15AM – 11:15AM: Keynote Address – Critical Overview of DSM-5, Michael First, MD
  • 11:15AM – 11:30AM: Break

Breakout Sessions

  • 11:30 AM – 12:30PM: Breakout Session 1
  • 12:30PM – 1:40PM: Lunch provided at Columbia School of Social Work
  • 1:40PM – 2: 40PM: Breakout Session 2
  • 2:40PM – 3:00PM: Break

Wrap-Up & Closing

  • 3:00PM – 4:15PM: Closing Panel – Critical Perspectives on the DSM-5 and clinical social work practice. Panelists include: Michelle Ballan, Ph.D, MSW, Joan Bell, LCSW, Elijah Nealy, LCSW

Conference participants will select from two of the following breakout sessions to attend during the conference:

Breakout A: Mood and Anxiety Disorders—– Robin E. Gearing, PhD

Breakout B: Neurodevelopmental (Autism, ADHD, Tics) and Disruptive Behaviors (ODD, CD, IED)Prudence Fisher, PhD

Breakout C: Psychotic DisordersPascale Jean Noel, LMSW

Breakout D: TraumaLynn Michalopoulos, PhD

Breakout E: Substance Abuse Allen Zweben, PhD

Breakout F:  V Codes and Section 3 of the DSM-5—  Lorraine Pirro, LCSW


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