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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:
From Diagnosis to Treatment

Presenter: Presenter: Dr. Yosef Posy

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Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will describe the epidemiology, clinical presentation, and differential diagnoses associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Identify other disorders that are comorbid with OCD.
  2. Participants will develop and implement an exposure hierarchy and identify the various levels of distressful stimuli to make the hierarchy more robust.
  3. Participants will outline the diagnostic criteria associated with scrupulosity and differentiate between different cultural norms and scrupulosity
  4. Participants will discuss the theory underlying and the empirical support for EX/RP
  5. Participants will Implement psychoeducational treatment components of EX/RP for OCD
  6. Participants will implement DBT techniques of Emotional regulation, distress tolerance skills in the treatment of OCD
  7. Participants will describe how validation skills from DBT can be used for the treatment of OCD specifically when working with resistant clients.
  8. Participants will define OCD pure obsessive type and describe the treatments available
  9. Participants will describe the role of the therapeutic alliance in the treatment of OCD and be able to describe the experience of what having OCD feels like, and share that experience with clients.
  10. Participants will learn the difference between OCD and OCPD and describe the different treatments available.
  11. Participants will describe the psychoeducation about OCD symptom development (classical condition) in order to help clients understand the treatment process.
  12. Participants will identify and use collaterals in the treatment of adult OCD.
  13. Participants will Implement psychoeducation early in treatment for OCD in youth
  14. Participants will Address family factors including family accommodation of OCD symptoms

 


 

12 Sessions

Starts August 26th, 2021

Classes are all scheduled 8:30 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST.

 This weekly webinar includes a total of 12 CE credits.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

This is a 12 session, 12 hour class.

Classes are all scheduled 8:30 AM EST - 9:30 AM EST.

This 12 session workshop will discuss the Diagnostic criteria for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) including specific sub-types of OCD such as scrupulosity.  Specific techniques such as graded exposure and scripting will be taught.  These techniques will be based on the works of John S. March, MD and Jonathon B. Grayson. Ph.D. who are among the foremost thinkers in the field of OCD.  Participants will learn the philosophy and workings of OCD in order to foster competence in the diagnosis and treatment of OCD.

 

Outline

Session 1: August 26

8:30 – 8:55 Introduction to OCD types of OCD

  1. Contamination
  2. Doubt/Harm
  3. Perfection
  4. Forbidden thoughts.

8:55 - 9:20 Behavioral theory of symptoms development

  1. Pavlov
  2. Core beliefs
  3. Biology and learned behaviors.
  4. Wrap up/ review

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up/ review

Session 2: September 2

8:30 - 8: 55 Diagnostic criteria for OCD

  1. DSMV definitions
  2. Obsessions
  3. Compulsions.

8:55 – 9:20 Rule out criteria

  1. Psychosis
  2. Substance induced symptoms
  3. GAD
  4. OCPD

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up/ review

Session 3: September 9

8:30 – 8:55 OCD assessment

  1. Obsessive concerns checklist
  2. Compulsive activities checklist
  3. Yale Brown  

8:55 – 9:20 levels of severity

  1. Example s of severe presentations
  2. Examples of moderate presentation
  3. Discussion of impact on function

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up review

Session 4: September 30

8:30 – 8:55 starting treatment

  1. Psychoeducation
  2. Explaining exposure with response/ ritual prevention
  3. Motivation assessment

 8:55 – 9:20 exposure

  1. Flooding
  2. Graded exposure

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up/ review

 Session 5: October 7

8:30 – 8:55 graded exposure

  1. Developing a hierarchy
  2. A model hierarchy

8:55 – 9:20

  1. Cognitive restructure during exposure
  2. Keeping in mind core belief

9:20-9:30

  1. Wrap up review

Session 6: October 14

8:30 - 8:55 different hierarchies

  1. Doubt/ harm hierarchies
  2. Perfection hierarchies
  3. Bad thoughts/ hierarchies

8:55 - 9:20 exposure without fears

  1. Symmetry exposures
  2. Obsessions about anxiety

9:20 – 9:30

  1. wrap up review

Session 7: October 21

8:30 – 8:55 OCD pure O

  1. Thoughts as a compulsion
  2. Identifying the compulsion

8:55 - 9:20 treating pure O

  1. Difficulties in treatment
  2. The use of scripting

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up/ review

Session 8: October 28

8:30 – 8:55 Scrupulosity

  1. Identifying the difference between religion and OCD.
  2. Cultural sensitivity.

8:55 – 9:20 treating scrupulosity

  1. Designing an exposure
  2. Scripting
  3. Treatment partners
  4. Difficulties in treatment

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up/ review

Session 9: November 4

8:30 – 8:55 OCD in children

  1. Symptoms of OCD in children.
  2. Pandas

8:55 – 9:20 treatment of children /John March

  1. The monster / Bully model
  2. Parental involvement

9:20 - 9:30

  1. Wrap up/ review

Session 10: November 11

8:30 – 8:55 Motivation during treatment

  1. Do Rituals help
  2. Motivational interviewing

8:55-9:20 generalizing treatment gains

  1. Applying treatment to global function
  2. Booster sessions

9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up/review

Session 11: November 18

8:30 – 8:55 the therapist client relationship in OCD treatment

  1. Validation to change
  2. The clinician s exposure experience

8:55 – 9:20 DBT skills in OCD treatment 

  1. Radical genuineness
  2. Radical acceptance
  3. Distress tolerance skills

 9:20 – 9:30

  1. Wrap up review

Session 12: December 2

8:30 – 8:55 Case presentations

  1. Case presentation 1/ case type determined by request

  8:55 - 9:20

  1. Case presentation 2/ case type determined by request

  9:20 – 9:30

  1. wrap up review
Learning Objectives:
  1. Participants will describe the epidemiology, clinical presentation, and differential diagnoses associated with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Identify other disorders that are comorbid with OCD.
  2. Participants will develop and implement an exposure hierarchy and identify the various levels of distressful stimuli to make the hierarchy more robust.
  3. Participants will outline the diagnostic criteria associated with scrupulosity and differentiate between different cultural norms and scrupulosity
  4. Participants will discuss the theory underlying and the empirical support for EX/RP
  5. Participants will Implement psychoeducational treatment components of EX/RP for OCD
  6. Participants will implement DBT techniques of Emotional regulation, distress tolerance skills in the treatment of OCD
  7. Participants will describe how validation skills from DBT can be used for the treatment of OCD specifically when working with resistant clients.
  8. Participants will define OCD pure obsessive type and describe the treatments available
  9. Participants will describe the role of the therapeutic alliance in the treatment of OCD and be able to describe the experience of what having OCD feels like, and share that experience with clients.
  10. Participants will learn the difference between OCD and OCPD and describe the different treatments available.
  11. Participants will describe the psychoeducation about OCD symptom development (classical condition) in order to help clients understand the treatment process.
  12. Participants will identify and use collaterals in the treatment of adult OCD.
  13. Participants will Implement psychoeducation early in treatment for OCD in youth
  14. Participants will Address family factors including family accommodation of OCD symptoms

Refund Policy: Full Refund until 48 hours before scheduled date.
48 hours before: full refund less $5.00 processing fee. After event no refund will be given.
*exclusions apply for reasonable need and cause.
This presentation is open to:
  • Social Workers
  • Professional Counselors
  • Therapists
  • Psychologists
  • Licensed Mental Health Practitioners
  • Other professionals interacting with populations engaged in mental health based services
Course Level: introductory
Level of Clinician: beginner
  • New practitioners who wish to gain enhanced insight surrounding the topic
  • Experienced practitioners who seek to increase and expand fundamental knowledge surrounding the subject matter
  • Advanced practitioners seeking to review concepts and reinforce practice skills and/or access additional consultation
  • Managers seeking to broaden micro and/or macro perspectives

Participants will receive their certificate electronically upon completion of the webinar and course evaluation form.

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