6 CE Credits/Hours - Online Course - $59.00
Developed by Sage de Beixedon Breslin, Ph.D.
This course includes materials consisting of:
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General Course Description
This is an introductory course for psychotherapists on the identification and treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Not only are typical symptoms of OCD reviewed but common psychiatric features, as well as more atypical presentations are also summarized. Various treatments for this disorder, ranging from pharmacological and behavioral to surgical, are also noted.
The first set of articles in this course provides a broad definition, description, and etiology for OCD. The second set of articles provides insight into more specialized presentations of OCD and compulsive behaviors. An audiotaped interview with Meredith Watkins, MFT notes changes made in the recent revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fifth Revision (DSM-5) that directly impact the diagnosis of OCD. The following article reviews some of the treatment options for OCD. The next set of articles presents information for the identification and treatment of OCD in children. The final article provides resources for both lay and professional population
This course will teach psychotherapists to:
1. Identify, assess and diagnose Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
2. Summarize common accompanying psychiatric features of OCD.
3. Identify the many ways in which OCD may be represented behaviorally.
4. Compare the various interventions available for the treatment of OCD.
Diagnosis and Treatment of OCD
Accompanying psychiatric features of OCD
Diverse presentations of anxiety and OCD
Interventions for OCD
OCD and Special Populations