Exposure Based Treatment for Anxiety Disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
This course will provide an overview of Anxiety disorders and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders presentation in children and adolescents. We will discuss in detail an evidence-based effective treatment, Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy. This discussion will include measures used for initial and follow up assessments, which eventually provides foundation for building hierarchy with individuals. This course will guide clinicians about introducing effective exposures and how they can help in preventing patient responses secondary to the exposures, which ultimately helps in decreasing anxiety...Read more. Less...
- Describe common presentations of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD) and anxiety disorders.
- Compare assessment tools used for identifying severity/ functional impairment due to OCD/ anxiety disorders.
- Analyze available measures for follow up assessments.
- Discuss evidence-based treatments for OCD/ anxiety disorders and primarily focusing on ERP.
Friday, June 18, 2021
11:00 AM PDT - 12:45 PM PDTRegister for this Webinar
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About the speaker
Shikha Verma, MD, FAPA
She received her early medical training (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery, MBBS) at Lady Hardinge Medical College at the University of Delhi in Delhi, India. She completed her residency in Psychiatry at Hennepin-Regions Hospital in Minneapolis, Minnesota and completed a fellowship in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee.
Before joining the team at Evolve, she was a practicing psychiatrist for partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient programs at Rogers Behavioral Health in Wisconsin and an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in Illinois.
Dr. Verma is an active member of the Intellectual Disability subcommittee of the Autism and Intellectual Committee convened by the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and the American Psychiatric Association. She was recognized with a Faculty/Teaching award for 2018-2019 by the Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science.
Outside of her clinical work with Evolve and teaching, Dr. Verma studies a form of classical Indian dance, Kathak, through the I-Radha foundation. She also enjoys painting using oils and acrylics on canvas.
CE Information - Earn 1.5 CE Hours
American Psychological Association
California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists
CE Process Info
Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.
Participants who complete the webinar will receive an email with the link to the evaluation form – this will be sent to the email account used to register. Once the evaluation form is completed, participants will be able to download their certificate.
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 for the event
- Download your CE Certificate in PDF form