Course Code: SWDSM5C
Instructor: Marcela Torres-Noguera, LCSW
Date: Saturday January 19th, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM-5:00 PM
This workshop will focus on the definition and purpose of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), an overview of the changes in the last revision, the DSM 5 and provide case examples of some of the most important changes in a few of the most common diagnoses we tend to see in our society. Mental illness continues to be stigmatized in our society and through this workshop social workers will familiarize themselves with the DSM 5, its changes and their impact on the public and mental health professionals.
CE Hours: 6
About the Instructor:
Marcela Torres-Noguera | LCSW
Marcela Torres-Noguera, LCSW is a bilingual Clinical Social Worker with 15 years of experience working with families involved with the Child Welfare system, including foster care and preventive services. Marcela had years of experience providing home based services as well as supervising and facilitating Family Team Conferences for families involved in the Child Welfare System. Marcela was trained in the family systems model at the Ackerman Institute for the Family and identifies with family therapy models the most. Marcela worked as the Clinical Coordinator for The Jewish Board Court Team for Babies Project, the first of its kind working with the Manhattan Family Court which helped parents with babies in foster care develop and strengthen their bond, and relationships, heal after trauma and achieve permanency. Marcela currently is the Clinical Coordinator for Stopping Over-shopping, LLC. She specializes in working with individuals and facilitating in person and tele-coaching groups for people struggling with compulsive shopping behaviors locally and internationally. In addition to her role as Clinical Coordinator, Marcela currently has a private practice in Manhattan and works with individuals, couples and families.
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