Post an example of a specific instance in which you may need to consult with another mental health professional who utilizes the DSM-V. Then, explain how your familiarity with the DSM-V may influence this consultation. Next, explain one advantage and one disadvantage of a couple and family practitioner being familiar with the DSM-V. Be specific.
Be sure to support your postings and responses with specific references to the resources.
Lebow, J., & Gordon, K. C. (2006). You cannot choose what is not on the menu—Obstacles to and reasons for the inclusion of relational processes in the DSM-V: Comment on the special section. Journal of Family Counseling, 20(3), 432–437.
Lebow, J. L. (2013). Editorial: DSM-V and family therapy. Family Process, 52(2), 155–160.