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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Introductory Online Course (December 2021)

Event Date(s): Dec 6, 2021 - 02:00am to Jan 11, 2022 - 12:59am

This interactive course is led by experts in research, assessment and treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The course trains you to identify clinical features of BDD and accurately differentiate it from other conditions that present in similar ways.

Available Credits: 9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 9.25 Nursing Contact Hours 9.25 Social Workers 9.25 Participation 9.25 Psychologists CE Credit Register For This Course

Course Details

Registration Deadline: December 20, 2021

This interactive course is led by experts in research, assessment and treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The course trains you to identify clinical features of BDD and accurately differentiate it from other conditions that present in similar ways.

Topics include how to:

  • Assess and enhance motivation for treatment
  • Develop a personalized cognitive behavioral model for patients with BDD
  • Apply cognitive-, behavioral, and acceptance-based skills to treat BDD
  • Manage common pitfalls in treatment, such as poor motivation and depression
  • Apply specific strategies for unique presentations of BDD, such as cosmetic treatment seeking

The course includes video lectures and role-play videos that illustrate techniques. You also find self-assessments, tons of resources, and hundreds of slides with research and treatment data.  The course also includes live call-in hours with course faculty and an interactive discussion board.

Course materials are available beginning on December 6, 2021, and all online course work must be completed by January 10, 2022. New course assignments are released each week, and you can finish the preceding week’s materials at any time to unlock the next week’s materials.

Pricing

Registration Deadline: December 20, 2021

All participants: $225

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued for cancellation requests made during the first week of the course, but an administrative fee of $25.00 will be deducted from your refund.  Cancellation requests made during the second week will receive a credit toward a future offering of the same course.  No refunds or credits will be granted after December 20, 2021.

Course Summary

Available Credits:9.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 9.25 Nursing Contact Hours 9.25 Social Workers 9.25 Participation 9.25 Psychologists CE Credit
Course Topic:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Course Format:Online CBT Course
Target Audience:

This program is intended for:

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • General and Family Practice Physicians
  • Physician Assistants
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Nurses
  • Social Workers
  • Residents
  • Fellows
Event Starts: Dec 6, 2021 - 02:00am
Event Ends: Jan 11, 2022 - 12:59am
Cost: $225.00

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Develop a personalized cognitive behavioral model for patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)
  • Conduct a comprehensive assessment with patients with BDD
  • Differentiate BDD from other psychiatric disorders with similar presentations
  • Apply cognitive skills to treat common thinking errors in patients with BDD
  • Use behavioral treatment strategies with patients with BDD
  • Integrate acceptance-based skills into CBT for BDD
  • Recognize and address common pitfalls in the treatment of BDD (e.g., low motivation)
  • Utilize empirically-based strategies for managing treatment-interfering behaviors that arise in the treatment of BDD