March 25, 2013 ~ Noon - 2pm
Alliant International University ~ 1
Street ~ San Francisco
Thomas Nickel, PhD
are an important, increasingly recognized
and endorsed format for involving a large number of groups and
individuals in learning. Universities are beginning to see them as a
new way to teach courses, but they can also be used in professional
training and education.
Unlike most MOOCs, this one will be focused an
actual event, rather than an academic body
knowledge. That event is the May, 2013 release of DSM5.
release of a new DSM
is an epoch-defining event, with complex and
controversial elements that need to be understood as part of the
landscape. The MOOC will not itself advocate for a position -- it will
make information and commentary available to a global audience and
facilitate interaction among professionals and consumers bringing
perspectives to areas of common interest.
instructional technologist and a continuing
education director with a wide set of interests, ranging from issues in
clinical psychology, the Noble Eight-Fold Path, and baseball (the most
important thing there is that doesn't matter).
are the benefits?
are not a fad. Get an inside view of how
be set up and operated.
2) Ask Questions. Most MOOCs have involved
technical topics -- this one is about mental health professionals care
Introduction to MOOCs
Inside a MOOC
on the DSM,
How to get
March 25, Noon-2pm
or $20 for 2 hrs CE
|3) Get an Overview of
the big issues in DSM-5®. This is not a Course on DSM-5®.
It will not go into details because the details have not yet
been released. But there will be a discussion of the 10-12
major changes that have been at the heart of most of the controversy
4) Start on the path of participation
-- you can get involved in this MOOC in many ways. Find out
about them at this workshop.
is it for?
Mental Health Professionals
who want to learn about a new online format in the context of the DSM®.
need to know about MOOCs.
want to help shape the environment in which they will be practicing