On Demand OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: Helping the Families of OCD Treatment-Refusers
This presentation was originally reviewed on May 20, 2021, and broadcast live online on April 23, 2021, from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM ET.
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Families are the forgotten victims of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), especially when the individual affected is unwilling to seek help. Clinicians typically have little to offer these families, believing nothing can be done until the individual’s motivation for treatment changes. This presentation will describe Family Well-Being Consultation (FWBC), an approach developed to help families of individuals with OCD who do not seek recovery. Participants in this workshop will learn the family interaction patterns typically surrounding treatment-refusal, methods for assessing family interaction patterns, and a treatment model developed to improve family functioning and promote treatment-seeking. The presentation will use a combination of lecture, slides, demonstrations, and case discussion.
This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, therapists and other mental health professionals.
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
1. Define the concept of recovery avoidance.
2. Describe two types of family responses that reinforce recovery avoidance.
3. Articulate the critical concepts and assumptions of Family Well-Being Consultation.
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About the speaker
C. Alec Pollard, PhD, is Founder and Director of the Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders at Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute and Professor Emeritus of Family and Community Medicine at Saint Louis University. He is on the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation and chairs the organization’s Training Subcommittee, including a national training initiative called the Behavior Therapy Training Institute. He serves as a reviewer for a number of professional journals and conference program committees and has authored over 100 publications, including 2 books: The Agoraphobia Workbook and Dying of Embarrassment: Help for Social Anxiety & Phobia. He is currently coauthoring a book to help families who are dealing with a treatment-refuser.
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OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: Helping the Families of OCD Treatment-Refusers
C. Alec Pollard, PhD
Director, Center for OCD and Anxiety-Related Disorders
St. Louis, Missouri
Originally reviewed May 20, 2021.
Originally broadcast live April 23, 2021, from 9:00 am - 10:45 am ET
Enduring Activity Credit Expiration Date: February 28, 2024
Activity Time: One hour and thirty-minute recorded webinar lecture with a fifteen-minute evaluation process. Total Time: 1:45
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