Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for OCD
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This webinar is suitable for all those who are interested in working with patients suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). It reviews the assessment of OCD as well as evidence-based interventions such as psychoeducation, cognitive strategies, mindfulness, exposure and response prevention. We will focus on the integration of different treatment strategies for the different types of OCD symptoms. The impact of common comorbidities, strategies to address treatment non-adherence to maintain treatment gains will also be discussed.
Physicians and Physician Specialists, Physician Assistants, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, Medical Students, Residents, Fellows and other allied healthcare professionals engaged in the care of patients with Tourette syndrome.
After participating in this webcast, participants should be better able to:
- Assess and diagnose OCD
- Develop a personalized cognitive behavioral model with OCD patients
- Tailor exposure and response prevention exercises, mindfulness skills and various cognitive strategies (e.g., continuum technique,) to different OCD symptom subtypes
- Address pitfalls in treatment (reassurance seeking, low motivation)
- Describe an approach for how to prevent relapse
Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D.
Professor, Harvard Medical School
Chief of Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital
Director, OCD Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
Dr. Sabine Wilhelm is the Chief of Psychology and the Director of the Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Program at Massachusetts General Hospital. She is a Professor of Psychology (Psychiatry) at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Wilhelm is recognized as a leading researcher in obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, and has published over 260 articles and reviews on cognitive functioning, prevalence and treatment outcomes of these disorders. She is especially interested in the development and testing of new technologies to treat illness and improve quality of life. She has also given more than 220 lectures on these subjects. Dr. Wilhelm has published seven books on OCD and related disorders.
She has been a mentor to more than 40 junior investigators in the field. Dr. Wilhelm is the Vice Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation, and she serves on the Scientific Council for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America as well as on the Tourette Syndrome Association Behavioral Science Consortium.
Dr. Wilhelm has been the principal investigator or site principal investigator of seven NIMH-funded research grants. She is also the principal investigator of several privately-funded clinical research studies investigating medication, cognitive-behavioral therapy, digital services, and other treatments for OCD and related disorders in children and adults.
Physicians: The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
Psychologists: This program is sponsored by the Massachusetts Psychological Association. Massachusetts Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Massachusetts Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational activity is designated for 1.0 Continuing Education Credits.
Physician Assistants & Nurse Practitioners: Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for 1.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.
How to Claim Credit
The webcast is viewed via the GoToWebinar platform. In order to claim credit, you must return to this site (cme-learning.brown.edu) and complete an evaluation to claim and obtain your certificate.
Participants who wish to receive psychology credit should select the APA option. Within one month of the course, participant data will be sent to the Massachusetts Psychological Association, who will then issue certificates to attendees directly.
- 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 1.00 APAThe Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is approved by the RI Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. The Alpert Medical School maintains responsibility for the program.
- 1.00 AttendanceParticipants will receive a Certificate of Attendance stating this program is designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. This credit is accepted by the AAPA and AANP.