September 27, 2021 - September 30, 2021Mon | 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Virtual – You’ll receive the Zoom link one business day prior to the event.
Presented by: Marian E. Williams, PhD
DC:0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood
DC:0-5, the Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood, is the diagnostic manual for children ages birth through 5 years, developed and published by ZERO TO THREE. The manual is designed to help mental health and other professionals recognize mental health and developmental challenges in infants and young children and use diagnostic criteria effectively for classification, case formulation and intervention. Attendees will learn about the multi-axial approach to diagnosis, an approach which is developmentally informed, relationship-based, and contextually and culturally grounded. Training is provided by faculty who have been trained by ZERO TO THREE to be expert DC:0-5 trainers.
Designed for advanced practitioners such as mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and early intervention specialists those work with infants, young children, and their families involves assessment, diagnosis, and case formulation.
*** Each person attending is required to have their own copy of the DC:0-5 manual (Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health & Developmental Disorder or it can be purchased at a discounted rate via ZERO TO THREE website. The discount code will be emailed to those who register.
One copy required, any format:
Print: $55.99 + tax & shipping
Digital: $ 44.79 + tax
Print and Digital: 71.99 + tax & shipping
(again, discount code for the above rates will be emailed to those who register)
1. Participants will be able to identify two rationales for the importance of a diagnostic classification of mental health disorders for infants and young children.
2. Participants will be able to name two key elements of infant and early childhood mental health that are reflected in DC:0-5.
3. Participants will be able to name the DC:0-5 five axes and what each contributes to diagnosing mental health disorders in young children.
4. Participants will be able to name two new clinical diagnoses in DC:0-5 and identify the key symptoms.
5. Participants will be able to identify one difference and one similarity between DC:0-5 and the DSM-5.
Marian E. Williams, PhD
Marian Williams is a licensed psychologist specializing in infant-family and early childhood mental health and developmental disabilities in children. She is an Expert Faculty member for the ZERO TO THREE Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (DC:0-5) and is endorsed by the California Center for Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health as an Infant Mental Health Specialist and a Reflective Practice Mentor. She is President of the California Association for Infant Mental Health. In her work at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, Dr. Williams is Program Area Lead for the Early Childhood Mental Health Program, Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Training for the USC University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, and Director, Stein Tikun Olam Infant-Family Mental Health Initiative. Through these programs, she trains clinicians, interns, and postdoctoral fellows in infant-family mental health assessment and intervention, including relationship-based treatment for vulnerable families whose newborns are experiencing hospitalization or stressful medical procedures. She also conducts research on early identification of autism and other developmental disabilities, and improving access to care.
Location: Virtual – once you’re registered you’ll receive the Zoom link the day prior to the training
Schedule: – It’s a requirement to attend all 3 days.
Monday, September 27: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Tuesday, September 28: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM
Thursday, September 30: 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Pending Confirmation – Continuing Education Credits: up to 6 credits available for PSY, MFT, and LCSW’s
Children’s Institute, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Children’s Institute, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This training has limited space and is a highly sought after training so it’s important to cancel if unable to attend to allow space for the Waitlist participants. By registering for this training the agency is liable for the registration fee, which is refundable up to September 13, 2021 @ 9am minus the ~6% Eventbrite charge. Registration is transferrable prior to the start of the training. Once the training begins, fees are non-refundable/transferrable and no partial refunds will be given.
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