Diagnostic Interviews for Mental Health: Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-5 Disorders

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Date: 20th to 21st January 2022, 9.30am - 4.30pm UK time

Course Summary:

Training focus 

The training will take delegates through procedure regarding how DSM-5 diagnoses are made across the following core sets of diagnoses; mood disorders, anxiety disorders, PTSD, OCD, psychosis, and substance use, with a view to training in the administration of SCID-5-CV clinical assessments as one diagnostic interview, including reference to the NetSCID computerised version. The latter is licensed by the APA (see telesage.com) and developed with the author of the SCID-5-CV. The training does not cover research or personality disorder versions.

Training expectations

The course is not a replacement for existing experience in mental health.  The course is for delegates who already have training in mental health. It is an administration course focusing on how to complete structured mental health diagnoses, using approaches such as the SCID-5-CV, with reference to the NetSCID version. 

Please contact tiofp@tiofp.com if you have any queries about attendance.  It is, however, possible to attend as an in-training clinician for CPD and not for diagnostic making purposes but this must be indicated to tiofp@tiofp.com at the time of booking as CPD only places are limited and carry stipulations of expectations post the event.

Trainers: The event will be led by Professor Jane L Ireland, who has worked in psychiatric care for approximately 20 years. Professor Ireland uses the SCID on a regular clinical basis. along with other diagnostic interviews. She also researches in mental health.

Course materials: Sufficient materials are provided for all attendees to complete this event. A certificate of attendance will be provided to all those who successfully attend all aspects of the course. You will be directed on what is required to apply diagnostic interviews post, in terms of purchasing.

Venue: Live Online Zoom Event

Who can attend: The course is available for Psychiatrists, Registered Psychologists and Advanced Nurse Practitioners in mental health (who hold a current practicing certificate with the HCPC). Registered Psychologists who wish to complete this training must be a Clinical, Counselling or Forensic Psychologist. Arrangements for those in training and other professionals can be made, although it must be noted that trainees and those without mental health experience can attend for CPD only. They will not be qualified to conduct mental health assessments. The expectations for all delegates post training to allow them to use the materials taught clinically will be outlined.

Cost: £470.00 + VAT(94.00) = £564.00

Please complete the booking online. Payment secures a place. A refund for any places secured can only be given before 4th January 2022.

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Specialist Areas

We cover the following areas in detail

  • Forensic Risk Assessment
  • WAIS
  • J-SOAP
  • HCR-20
  • Aggression Intervention
  • Working with Personality Disorder
  • Assessment and Understanding of Psychopathy
  • Personality Disorder
  • SVR-20
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Working with Sexual Offenders
  • Forensic Therapies


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