ACA-ACES Syllabus Clearinghouse

The ACA Syllabus Clearinghouse is a joint project of ACA and The Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES). We will maintain syllabi on many topics from may different learning institutions. Our database will be updated continually with new and exciting courses and will provide a valuable resource to all counselors. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the ACA librarian at 800-347-6647 ext. 281 or

Diagnosis / Treatment


This course will introduce participants to the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of mental disorders as defined by the DSM (4th edition, text revised) classification system. In addition to differential diagnosis using the DSM-IV-TR, the course will address the current understanding of etiology, prevention, and treatment issues related to psychopathology.
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