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...
- 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
- 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
09:00 AM EST - 04:00 PM ESTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Martin E. Franklin, PhD
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
American Psychological Association
New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work
New York Education Department for Licensed Mental Health Counselors
Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
Association of Social Work Boards & New Jersey Social Workers (ASWB-NJ)
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