Updates & Diagnostic Best Practices

DSM-5-TR Training

Friday, December 9, 2022

In-Person & Virtual Training
$120 registration
3 CE hours available for this training

Training Summary

This training will provide updates to the newly released DSM-5-TR (March 2022) including the new diagnostic entity of prolonged grief disorder and changes in terminology and diagnostic contextual information. 

Prominent updates will be emphasized such as diagnostic criteria changes, revisions of wording, and modifications of diagnostic specifiers for some diagnoses. Diagnostic best practices will be reviewed for practical application in clinical practice.

Presenter – Dr. Dave Blankenship

Dr. Dave Blankenship is the Director of Clinicians and Coordinator of Education & Addiction Treatment Partnerships at Emerge Counseling Ministries. He has over 15 years of clinical experience and has been licensed in Tennessee, Alabama, and Ohio with experience working in outpatient therapy, intensive outpatient therapy, inpatient hospitalization, partial hospitalization, and a residential treatment center with years of experience in each setting. His areas of proficiency are in trauma and anxiety with training in rapid resolution therapy and other advanced trainings.

Dr. Blankenship has taught master’s and doctoral-level courses at the University of Akron and at Youngstown State University. He has also co-authored a publication with the World Journal of Psychiatry and authored a publication with the Journal of Mental Health Counseling.


Complete the form below to register for the training.
Payment will be collected on the following screen.