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Comprehensive DSM-5-TR™ Updates: New Diagnoses, Coding Changes & Cultural Considerations

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George Haarman, PsyD, LMFT
6 Hours 04 Minutes
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May 16, 2022
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Neglecting new diagnoses, making coding errors & culturally insensitive language faux pas can be time-consuming, frustrating & cause you to lose clients.

But… it doesn’t have to be that way.  Quickly and efficiently learn the updates to DSM-5-TR™!

Join Dr. George Haarman, PSYD, LMFT for the most thorough and comprehensive education you can get on DSM-5-TR™ updates.  You’ll get everything you need to know on:

  • New disorders including prolonged grief, suicidal behaviour disorder & more! 
  • Specific suicidal considerations for EVERY disorder 
  • Updated language for gender dysphoria, dysthymia, delirium & more 
  • How to apply over 50 coding changes and new V-code specifiers

Plus, explore cultural considerations, broad DSM controversies, philosophy, unethical practices & more!  

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This online program is worth 6.25 hours CPD.



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George B. Haarman, PsyD, LMFT, is a licensed clinical psychologist and a licensed marriage and family therapist with over 40 years of experience working in a variety of settings, including private practice, youth detention centers, juvenile group homes, child protective services, and juvenile probation. Dr. Haarman completed basic and advanced supervisor training required by the Kentucky Board of Psychology Examiners and maintains approval by the board to act as a supervisor. In his private practice, Dr. Haarman has provided clinical supervision to clinical and counseling practicum students as well as consultation about clinical supervision to psychologists for over 25 years. He is a national speaker on clinical supervision, depression, school refusal, ADHD, emotional disorders in children and adults and the DSM-5®. He is the author of three books: Clinical Supervision: Legal, Ethical, and Risk Management Issues, School Refusal: Children Who Can’t or Won’t Go to School, and Mastering DSM-5®. Dr. Haarman received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Spalding University in 1989. He has been an instructor at Jefferson Community College, Bellarmine University, and Spalding University.


Speaker Disclosures:
Financial: Dr. George Haarman maintains a private practice and is an adjunct professor Spalding University, Jefferson Community College, and Bellarmine University. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. George Haarman is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Kentucky Psychological Association.


  1. Inspect differences between the DSM-5® and the DSM-5-TR™.
  2. Categorize new classifications that have been added to the DSM-5-TR™.
  3. Appraise the impact of culture and race on DSM-5-TR™.
  4. Apply updates to coding changes to over 50 changes. 
  5. Integrate changes in diagnostic criteria between DSM-5® and DSM-5-TR™.
  6. Analyze diagnostic criteria for Suicidal Behaviour Disorder, Non-Suicidal Self-Injury, and Prolonged Grief Disorder.


DSM-5-TR™: Controversies & Philosophy 
  • “Colossal errors” in the DSM-5™
  • Ties to the pharmaceutical industry & what it means 
  • Have we pathologized everyone?
  • Internalizing vs externalizing components of disorders
  • Integrate WHODAS in assessment
  • Culture free or impacted by creators?
Disorder & Diagnostic Criteria Changes
  • Updates to:
    • Dysthymia 
    • Gender Dysphoria – changes to language
    • Delirium
    • Adjustment Disorders
    • Specific instructions coding substance use disorder specifiers 
    • Expirations of grief – have we pathologized it?
  • Major differences between DSM-5™ & DSM-5-TR™
Master Coding Changes
  • Over 50 coding changes, NEW:
    • Specifiers
    • V-Codes
    • Z-Codes
  • Language updates & more
Cultural Considerations: Essential Diagnoses
  • Use the Cultural formation interview (CFI)
  • Susto, Taijin Kyofusho & more cultural diagnoses 
  • Non-diagnostic foci of clinical attention
Unethical Practices & Common Questions
  • Going too far with Adjustment Disorders?
  • Suicide considerations for EVERY disorder
  • Pocket guide vs Full 
  • When do I withhold diagnosis?
  • Can I skip a medical examination or screening?
  • What if I just work with one population?

Target Audience

  • Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Psychologists
  • Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Case Managers
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Marriage & Family Therapists
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Other Mental Health Professionals


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