DC:0-5™ Training for Clinicians in Rome
Arrive in Rome early for a special, comprehensive training on ZERO TO THREE’s groundbreaking infant and early childhood mental health diagnostic system. Taking place the day before the 2018 WAIMH World Congress begins, this exclusive offering is a convenient and cost-effective way for WAIMH attendees to understand and explore the benefits of the DC:0-5 diagnostic classification.
In this resource
This comprehensive training on DC:0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood is designed for clinicians from the fields of mental health, health, early intervention and related advanced practitioners, who are responsible for supporting diagnosis of infants and young children.
Learn about the development and purpose of DC:0-5 and the multi-axial approach to diagnosis - an approach which is developmentally informed, relationship-based, contextually driven and culturally grounded. Understand the framework of each axis, including Axis I: Clinical Disorders. The extended-day format for this training allows participants to learn key knowledge about the approach and contents of DC:0-5 during the day, as well as applying knowledge through case based examples and discussions through a working dinner and facilitated discussion. Only ZERO TO THREE offers this official DC:0-5 training.
DC:0-5 Training in Rome
When: Friday, May 25, 2018, 0830-1600, 1700-1900 (working dinner buffet included)
Where: Ergife Palace Hotel, Rome, Italy (same venue as the 2018 WAIMH World Congress)
Expert Faculty: Dr. Charles Zeanah, Dr. Alicia Lieberman, and Kathleen Mulrooney
Who Should Attend: Clinicians from the fields of early childhood mental health, health and early intervention who are responsible for diagnosis or participate in diagnostic treatment teams.
- Separate registration and payment required.
Outline of topic areas for DC:0-5 training include:
- History of development of DC:0-5 Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood and its foundations in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health.
- DC:0-5 Approach to Diagnosis
- Axis III – Physical Conditions and Considerations
- Axis IV – Psychosocial Stressors
- Axis V – Developmental Competence
- Cultural Formulation for Use in Infancy and Toddlerhood
- Axis II – Relational Context
- Axis I – Clinical Disorders (overview of all diagnostic categories and their respective disorders highlighting several of the newest disorders)
- Relationship of DC:0-5 with DSM-5 and ICD-10
Learning Objectives for DC:0-5 Training
Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health clinicians and advanced practitioners who participate in this training will
- Understand the background and benefits of the diagnostic classification of mental health and developmental disorders of infancy and early childhood (DC:0-3 through DC:0-5)
- Understand the importance of relational, developmental and contextual approach to diagnosis and diagnostic formulation.
- Learn about the multiaxial system used in DC:0-5.
- Explore cultural considerations and use of the Cultural Formulation for Use with Infants and Toddlers Table.
- Become familiar with Clinical Disorders included in DC:0-5
Registration includes extended-day training and electronic copies of handouts, plus coffee and snacks during the 8:30am-4:00pm portion of training (lunch on your own), and evening case-based training with dinner buffet and wine provided. The DC:0-5 manual is required and may be pre-purchased at a discounted rate during registration. Those who have pre-purchased manuals may pick them up at the venue the morning of training.
Extended-day training: $285 USD per person
DC:0-5 manual: $56 USD plus tax
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