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EDUC533 - Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing II


Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing II addresses assessment and intervention plans related to developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders. Candidates will explore mental health diagnosis using DSM-5 criteria, evaluate symptoms and review assessments used in the diagnostic process. Additional topics covered in the course include suicide assessment, addictions, abuse, trauma, eating disorders, and evidence-based treatments. Through case study activities, candidates will conceptualize clients, identify measurable treatment goals and design developmentally and culturally relevant counseling treatment and intervention plans appropriate to the counseling setting. This course also covers evidence-based prevention programs, Response to Intervention, Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504, and initiating appropriate referrals. (Prerequisite: EDUC530)





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Book Title: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 5th ed (DSM-5)- available through the APUS Online Library
ISBN: 9780890425558
Publication Info: American Psychiatric Association
Author: American Psychiatric Association
Unit Cost: $175.89
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Electronic Unit Cost: N/A

Book Title: Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children Online Training-To access the instructions, visit
Publication Info: Darkness to Light
Author: N/A
Unit Cost: N/A
Electronic ISBN: N/A
Electronic Unit Cost: $10.00