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The Florida Association for
Child and Adolescent Counseling (FACAC)
2014 Fall Professional Development Institute:
2-PART PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY:
Diagnosing Children & Adolescents with the DSM-5 and
DSM-5, ICD-10, and Third Party Payers
Date and Time
August 22, 2014 / Friday
9:00am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Argosy University, Tampa Campus
1403 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33607
CEC / CEU
Earn up to 4
PART 1 – 9:00am to 11:30am
“DIAGNOSING CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS WITH THE DSM-5”
Presented by: Carlos P. Zalaquett, PH.D., LMHC, Professor at the University of South Florida
Children and adolescents' mental disorders represent an important health issue. Childhood disorders are associated with significant impairment and distress, and negatively impact interpersonal relationships, intra-psychic health, school performance, and well-being. As importantly, these disorders are frequently overlooked and undertreated. This is an unacceptable situation because many of the childhood disorders respond well to psychosocial interventions. Counselors of all specializations can play a key role in detecting and referring students to appropriate mental health resources, or providing evidence-based interventions when possible. All counselors need to know the most current information regarding mental health disorders. The purpose of this training is to present current DSM-5 classification of the most commonly observed childhood mental disorders.
ü List two substantive changes in the DSM-5
ü Describe two major changes in DSM-5’s anxiety and mood disorders
ü List at least one new disorder included in section 2 of the DSM-5
*** LUNCH ON YOUR OWN ***
PART 2 – 1:00PM to 3:00PM
"DSM-5, ICD-10, and Third Party Payers"
Presented by: Aaron Norton, LMHC, Certified Addictions Professional, and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor at Integrity Counseling
2013 was a big year for mental health professionals: DSM-5, new CPT codes, a third edition of the ASAM treatment criteria, implementation of the Affordable Care Act, and the announcement of a mandatory shift to ICD-10 codes in 2014 (or is it 2015?)--it's no wonder so many mental health professionals have questions about how these changes impact their work, not to mention how they'll get paid! This 2-hour presentation was designed to answer some of the most frequently asked questions mental health professionals have about how these changes impact their relationships with insurance panels and other third party payers with a particular emphasis on DSM-5.
ü Understand the paradigm shift in DSM-5
ü Recognize the relationship between DSM-5 and both ICD-9 and ICD-10
ü Know the answers to a series of frequently asked questions about how changes in the DSM-5 affect billing and payment with insurance panels and other third party payers.
Click here for FACAC's DSM-5 flyer
Click here to register for the FACAC DSM-5 professional development institute
65th Annual Convention
"A Legacy of Advocacy and Building Relationships"
Date and Time
October 24 & 25, 2014 (revised from Oct 3 & 4)
Friday and Saturday / All Day
Lunch Options to be announced soon
Tampa Marriott Westshore
1001 North Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607
Hotel sleeping rooms:
$99.00 + tax per night
Must reserve by October 8 for special rate to apply
Sleeping Room Reservations, click here
CEC / CEU
Earn up to 13
Call for Program Invitation:
Call Opens - May 9, 2014
Submission Deadline - June 16, 2014 /
Deadline extended until June 30, 2014 (link closed)
All proposals must be submitted on-line, click link on left or right toolbar
Click here for additional Call For Program information
Dr. Robert Smith, President-Elect, ACA 2013-14 will be the Keynote Speaker for the Awards Luncheon, October 25.
IMPORTANT CONVENTION LINKS & DOWNLOADS
Exhibit, Advertise, and/or Sponsor
Save the Date flyer, click here
Date Change Apology Letter, click here
Convention Registration NOW available
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