DSM Changes to Help Clinical Social Workers Transition

Mirean Coleman, LICSW, CT

Clinical Social Work

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There are changes in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM) clinical social workers should familiarize themselves with as the mental health industry transitions from the DSM-IV to the DSM-5. NASW has prepared the following list of 10 key changes to help clinical social workers transition.

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