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FAIMH Training Academy presents...

the first time the Official DC:0-5 training is being offered online in Florida. This is a perfect chance to learn about the DC:0-5 and how it use it in your practice, at a low registration rate, and from the comfort of your home or office (or home office)!

Zero to Three's Diagnostic Classification of Mental Health and Developmental Disorders of Infancy and Early Childhood (DC:0-5™) is the first developmentally based system for diagnosing mental health and developmental disorders in infants and toddlers.

This training is for advanced practitioners such as mental health clinicians, psychiatrists, pediatricians, nurse practitioners, and early intervention specialists whose work with infants, young children, and their families involves assessment, diagnosis, and case formulation.

Delivered by FAIMH Training Academy ZERO TO THREE Certified Trainers who are highly qualified with strong clinical skills and training experience.

Topics include:

  • Definitions of key concepts in infant and early childhood mental health as they relate to diagnostic formulation and approaches.
  • A review of the multi-axial framework
  • Approaches to infant and early childhood assessment and diagnosis (developmentally appropriate, relational and family-focused, contextually grounded, culturally competent, and strengths-based).
  • A thorough review of:
    • Axis I—Clinical Disorders
    • Axis II—Relational Context
    • Axis III—Physical Health Conditions and Considerations
    • Axis IV—Psychosocial Stressors
    • Axis V—Developmental Competence
  • Understanding DC:0–5 in relation to other classifications such as ICD-10 and DSM-5

This is a training over three consecutive days:  Sept. 1st-3rd, 2020

Day 1: Tues. 9/1 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM live online

Day 2: Weds. 9/2 from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM live online

Day 3: Thurs. 9/3 from 9:00-10:00 AM self-study, and 10:00 AM-12:00 PM live online

Registration $200


This course is approved and accepted by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, Provider # 50-3462 (Citrus Health Network)

FAIMH Membership required - Not a FAIMH Member yet? Join and then register for this training.

DC:0-5 Manual Required - Please purchase on your own, with enough time that you have it for Day 1 of the training.

Trainer is Clarissa DeWitt, LMHC, RPT, FAIMH Training Academy Expert Trainer, FAIMH Palm Beach Chapter Chair, and Clinical Director of the Child First Program at the Center for Child Counseling

Location is online via Zoom

Questions? Email us at

01 Sep 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm EDT

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  • via Zoom