Graduate counseling program to host DSM-5™ seminar

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2013-11-05
HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Huntington University’s graduate counseling program will host a seminar on the DSM-5™ from 8:15 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Nov. 16 in Hiner Hall of the Dowden Science Hall on campus.

This event is intended to help all licensed Indiana practitioners (LCSW, LMFT and LMHC) understand the recent changes to the DSM-5™, improve skills in assessing mental disorders, review the 20 diagnostic categories of the manual, and prepare for the changes in applying this assessment and the new numbering system.
 
Six hours of continuing education credit will be awarded to those attending this day-long event.

The featured speaker is Margaret (Gret) Machlan, who is recent past-president of Fellowship of Christian Counselors in Fort Wayne. She received her master’s degree in social work and has 34 years of experience in the mental health field.
Machlan has developed interests and skills in many therapeutic tools, including transforming thoughts and emotional responses, inner healing prayer, and connecting authentically with others.

Registration can be done online by visiting http://huntingtoncounseling-affiliate1.eventbrite.com. The cost of this event is $60 for individuals, $15 for graduate and undergraduate students and is free for HU students.
Huntington University is a comprehensive Christian college of the liberal arts offering graduate and undergraduate programs in more than 70 academic concentrations. U.S. News & World Report ranks Huntington among the best colleges in the Midwest, and Forbes.com has listed the university as one of America’s Best Colleges. Additionally, Princeton Review has named the institution to its “Best in the Midwest” list. Founded in 1897 by the Church of the United Brethren in Christ, Huntington University is located on a contemporary, lakeside campus in northeast Indiana. The university is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).
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