Assessment and Treatment of OCD Across the Developmental Spectrum

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is associated with substantial impairment and comorbidity, and often presents vexing problems to even the most experienced clinicians. This full-day seminar will address the rationale and implementation of the empirically supported cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) treatments for OCD in adults, adolescents, and children. Evidence for the conceptual model and the treatments will be presented, with strong emphasis placed throughout on the “How-to” of CBT implementation. Detailed examples will be provided of the verbal interplay that often arises in the implem...Read moreentation of CBT with patients who have OCD and related conditions. Ample opportunity will be afforded for discussion of audience members’ clinical and conceptual questions. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Identify OCD and comorbid symptoms, and discern whether OCD symptoms are primary in a given patient’s case.
  • Summarize the conceptual model of OCD, integrating findings from CBT outcome literature to explain the rationale to patients considering treatment.
  • Outline the steps to develop an OCD treatment hierarchy, including how to incorporate multiple hierarchies and determine which symptoms to target first.
  • Implement in vivo and imaginal exposures, and describe how to integrate cognitive procedures into CBT.
  • Promote maintenance of gains by providing exposure opportunities across multiple contexts, especially with the most challenging thoughts/stimuli.
  • Describe strategies to assist patients overcome initial challenges to successful completion of CBT

Learning Levels

  • Psychologists, masters-level social workers and professional counselors, and other healthcare professionals who would like to enhance their knowledge about best practices and improve their ability to work with individuals who have OCD and related conditions. Appropriate for intermediate level practitioners.

Friday, November 06, 2020

Webinar

09:00 AM EST - 04:00 PM EST

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Agenda

9:00 am Welcome and speaker introduction

9:05 – 10:35 am Instructional program: 

                                            • Phenomenology/clinical presentation

                                            • Comorbidity/treatment selection

                                            • Presenting the treatment rationale

10:35 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 12:15 pm Instructional program: 

                                           • CBT structure

                                           • Hierarchy development

                                           • Selection of treatment targets

12:15 – 12:45 pm Lunch 

12:45 – 2:15 pm Instructional program: 

                                           • Early exposures

                                           • Moving up the hierarchy

2:15 – 2:30 pm Break

2:30 – 4:00 pm Instructional program: 

                                           • Intolerance of affect

                                           • Behavioral and cognitive rigidity

                                           • Introducing flexibility with inflexible clients

                                           • Discussion of audience cases/final discussion

                                           • Completion of participant evaluations and CE certificate request forms

CE Information - Earn 6 CE Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
CE Learning Systems SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0060.
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
CE Learning Systems, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0072.
Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
CE-Go, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#6460). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.
Association of Social Work Boards & New Jersey Social Workers (ASWB-NJ)
NJ SW: Assessment and treatment of OCD across the developmental spectrum, Course #2904, is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program to be offered by Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health as an individual course. Individual courses, not providers, are approved at the course level. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. ACE course approval period: 02/26/2020 - 02/26/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 6 Clinical Practice continuing education credits.

CE Process Info

A Continuing Education Certificate for this program will be obtained using the website CE Go. After the event, you will receive an email with a link to CE Go. This link will be emailed to the account you used to register for this event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Complete the evaluation form
  • Download your CE Certificate in PDF form