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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Hoarding Disorder

Course Open/Close: Aug 1, 2020 - Jul 31, 2021

This multi-week course will focus on cognitive-behavioral therapy for hoarding disorder. Participants will be provided with information on the most recent hoarding psychopathology research that informs treatment. The course will subsequently break down the various therapeutic techniques used in CBT for hoarding into weekly modules.

Available Credits: 8.00 ama 8.00 ancc 8.00 nasw 8.00 participation 8.00 pce Register For This Course

Course Details

This multi-week course will focus on cognitive-behavioral therapy for hoarding disorder. Participants will be provided with information on the most recent hoarding psychopathology research that informs treatment. The course will subsequently break down the various therapeutic techniques used in CBT for hoarding into weekly modules. Each module will impart the use of techniques through description, visuals, case examples and video vignettes. Modules will include but will not necessarily be limited to, assessment/psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, skills building, cognitive restructuring and exposure and response prevention. 

Required Reading

The required reading for this course is a therapist guide that can be purchased via the link below:

https://www.amazon.com/Treatment-Hoarding-Disorder-Therapist-Treatments/dp/019933496X

Steketee, G., & Frost, R.O. (2014, 2nd Ed.). Treatment for hoarding disorder: Therapist Guide. New York: Oxford University Press.

Pricing

All registrants: $199

Course Summary

Available Credits:8.00 ama 8.00 ancc 8.00 nasw 8.00 participation 8.00 pce
Course Topic:Hoarding, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Course Format:Online CBT Course
Target Audience:

This program is intended for:

  • Psychologists
  • Social Workers
  • Psychiatrists
  • Physicians
  • Nurse Practitioners
Course Opens: Aug 1, 2020
Course Closes: Jul 31, 2021
Cost: $199.00

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the significant features of Hoarding Disorder
  • Explain the etiology of Hoarding Disorder
  • Describe the history of treatment for hoarding, including psychopharmacological and psychosocial approaches
  • Assess symptoms of hoarding
  • Design a cognitive-behavioral framework for treatment of hoarding
  • Describe how to provide psychoeducation and treatment planning for Hoarding Disorder
  • Design skills-based training for treatment of hoarding
  • Use cognitive restructuring and exposure and response prevention strategies when treating clients with hoarding disorder

After Module-1, participants should be able to:

  • Describe the significance of hoarding to the individual, family and greater community
  • Describe the features of hoarding, as well as hoarding’s neurobiological and genetic underpinnings
  • Discuss the cognitive deficits frequently seen in hoarding that likely contribute to the disorder and are relevant to treatment.

After Module-2, participants should be able to: 

  • Describe specialized cognitive-behavioral treatment for hoarding
  • List common standardized assessments that are used to evaluate hoarding
  • Apply motivational interviewing techniques are they relate to the assessment and treatment of hoarding
  • Create a cognitive behavioral model of an individual’s hoarding symptoms

After Module-3, participants should be able to:

  • Explain hoarding disorder and the cognitive behavioral treatment of hoarding
  • Use cognitive restructuring skills for hoarding specific cognitions
  • Use exposure and response prevention surrounding difficulties with discarding and excessive acquisition
  • Discuss skills building for cognitive deficits thought to contribute to hoarding (e.g., decision making attention)