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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for OCD in Children and Adolescents (September 2021)

Event Date(s): Sep 7, 2021 - 01:00am to Oct 11, 2021 - 11:59pm

This interactive course offers an overview of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It is led by CBT experts Aude Henin, PhD, and Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD. The course reviews diagnostic criteria for OCD, the impact of common comorbidities, the differentiation of OCD from other psychiatric disorders of childhood, strategies to combat treatment non-adherence, and much more. The course also focuses on evidence-based CBT interventions such as psychoeducation, cognitive strategies, and exposure and response prevention (E/RP).

Available Credits: 13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 13.50 Nursing Contact Hours 13.50 Social Workers 13.50 Participation 13.50 Psychologists CE Credit Register For This Course

Course Details

Registration Deadline: September 21, 2021

This interactive course offers an overview of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It is led by CBT experts Aude Henin, PhD, and Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD.

The course reviews diagnostic criteria for OCD, the impact of common comorbidities, the differentiation of OCD from other psychiatric disorders of childhood, strategies to combat treatment non-adherence, and much more. The course also focuses on evidence-based CBT interventions such as psychoeducation, cognitive strategies, and exposure and response prevention (E/RP).

The course includes an array of resources, videos and other materials to guide you through your learning experience. All content and assignments can be completed whenever your schedule allows. Weekly call-in times allow faculty to hear and respond to your questions directly, and an interactive discussion board lets you post your own questions and interact with peers from across the United States and around the world. Plus, the course is accessible via desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Course materials are available beginning on September 7, 2021 and all online course work must be completed by October 12, 2021.

Presented in collaboration with:

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Pricing

Registration Deadline: September 21, 2021

Physicians and Doctoral-level Professionals: $445.00
Other Professionals: $345.00

Q&A with Faculty

Week Start Date

Date of Q&A

Time of Q&A

      Faculty Name

Week 1: 9/6/2021

 9/13/2021

1 pm    

Aude Henin, PhD

Week 2: 9/13/2021

9/20/2021

1 pm

Aude Henin, PhD

Week 3: 9/20/2021

9/28/2021

1 pm

Aude Henin, PhD

Week 4: 9/27/2021

10/4/2021

 1 pm

 Dina Hirshfeld-Becker, PhD

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 September 21, 2021.

Course Summary

Available Credits:13.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 13.50 Nursing Contact Hours 13.50 Social Workers 13.50 Participation 13.50 Psychologists CE Credit
Course Topic:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Course Format:Online CBT Course
Target Audience:

This program is intended for:

  • Physicians (including primary care providers, pediatricians and psychiatrists)
  • Clinical and school psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Licensed mental health professionals
  • Clinical nurse practitioners
  • Other allied health service providers

Participants should have a basic understanding of CBT principles and some experience working with children and adolescents.

Event Starts: Sep 7, 2021 - 01:00am
Event Ends: Oct 11, 2021 - 11:59pm
Cost: $445.00

Learning Objectives

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

  • Identify symptoms of OCD in children and adolescents
  • Summarize the most effective CBT techniques for treating OCD in youth
  • Address common issues in implementing CBT for OCD in youth
  • Summarize DSM-5 criteria for OCD
  • Use evidence-based assessment tools for the diagnosis of OCD in children and adolescents
  • Differentiate OCD from other comorbid conditions in children and adolescents
  • Implement psychoeducation early in treatment for OCD in youth
  • Use rating scales to assess OCD in children across various age ranges
  • Implement cognitive skills training in treating pediatric OCD
  • Summarize the rationale and mechanisms underlying exposure/response prevention (E/RP)
  • Implement in-session E/RP treatment
  • Recognize the factors that interfere with effective E/RP treatment
  • Implement relapse prevention strategies
  • Summarize the empirical support and limitations of the existing literature on CBT for pediatric OCD
  • Address family factors including family accommodation of OCD symptoms