OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: Sessions III & IV - April 23, 2021

April 23, 2021

SESSION III: Treating Pediatric OCD

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in children and teens can lead to serious social, behavioral, and learning problems. Due to a wide range of symptoms, OCD can frequently be both baffling and complex for clinicians to assess and treat. Yet, with early recognition and effective exposure-based cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), up to 80% of those affected can successfully manage OCD. Unfortunately, many do not receive CBT, due in part to a shortage of clinicians with expertise in treating OCD in children and teens. Moreover, the inherently counterintuitive nature of exposure may make children and teens reluctant to engage in treatment.

This lecture presents a child-friendly CBT approach to treating OCD in children and teens. It highlights the importance of cultivating treatment readiness prior to treatment, and offers systematic steps to optimize readiness and compliance with treatment. It offers clinicians with a practical and structured method for the application of exposure treatment for children and teens with OCD.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
1. Recognize reluctance in children, teens, and therapists and the importance of addressing it prior to treatment.
2. Describe a systematic and proactive clinical approach to cultivate treatment readiness.
3. Explain a child-friendly approach to exposure-based treatment OCD.

SESSION IV: Working With Families and Treatment Refusal

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.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
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.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals.
 

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC Contact hours for Nurses
  • 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation
Course opens: 
11/20/2020
Course expires: 
05/28/2021
Event starts: 
04/23/2021 - 9:00am
Event ends: 
04/23/2021 - 12:15pm
Fee:
$75.00
Rating: 
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OCD & ANXIETY LECTURE SERIES

This series offers 9.0 contact hours for attendance at all three dates.

Sessions I & II - Friday, March 26, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
9:00 am – 10: 30 am    Session I: Core Concepts in Diagnosing and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Jon Hershfield, MFT
10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Session II: Medication Protocols for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, New Research, and Differential Diagnosis - Robert Hudak, MD

Sessions III & IV - Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
9:00 am – 10: 30 am    Session III: Treating Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD
10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Session IV: Working With Families and Treatment Refusal - C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Sessions V & VI - Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
9:00 am – 10: 30 am    Session V: Inhibitory Learning Theory in Exposure-based Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Jonathan Abramowitz, PhD
10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Session VI: Disgust and Not Just Right Experiences in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Dean McKay, PhD

There is no commercial support for this activity.

About these speakers

Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD, is Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, member of the Scientific and Clinical Advisory Board of the International OCD Foundation and Director of The Anxiety Wellness Center in Cary, NC. She specializes in CBT for anxiety and OCD in adults, children and teens. Dr. Wagner is an international speaker who trains clinicians in CBT and provides workshops for parents and schools. She has been awarded the Self-Help Book Recommendation by the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies for the highest level of evidence-based best practices for her books Worried No More: Help and Hope for Anxious Children, Up and Down the Worry Hill: A Children's Book about OCD, and What to do when your Child has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions. She is also the author of resources for professionals, including the Treatment of OCD in Children and Adolescents: Professional's Kit.

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.

Disclosure Statements:

Sheppard Pratt holds the standard that its continuing medical education programs should be free of commercial bias and conflict of interest. In accord with Sheppard Pratt's Disclosure Policy, as well as standards of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) and the American Medical Association (AMA), all planners, reviewers, speakers and persons in control of content have been asked to disclose any relationship he /she (or a partner or spouse) has with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. All planners, reviewers and speakers have also been asked to disclose any payments accepted for this lecture from any entity besides Sheppard Pratt, and if there will be discussion of any products, services or off-label uses of product(s) during this presentation.

Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD, reports having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. She will not discuss any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, or off-label uses in this presentation.

C. Alec Pollard, PhD, reports having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months. He will not discuss any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, or off-label uses in this presentation.

Event Planners/Reviewers Disclosures: The following event planners and/or reviewers are reported as having no financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services consumed by, or used on, patients, during the past 12 months: Todd Peters, MD, Briana Riemer, MD, Deepak Prabhakar, MD, Faith Dickerson, PhD, Carrie Etheridge, LCSW-C, Tom Flis, LCPC, BCBA, Laura Webb, RN-BC, MSN, Bruce Boxer, PhD, RN, MSN, Stacey Garnett, RN, MSN, Heather Billings, RN, and Jennifer Tornabene.

This series offers 9.0 contact hours for attendance at all three dates.

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Available Credit

  • 3.00 ACEP NBCC clock hours
  • 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 3.00 ANCC Contact hours for Nurses
  • 3.00 Category I credits for Social Workers
  • 3.00 CEU Hours for Psychologists
  • 3.00 Participation

Price

Fee:
$75.00
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SHEPPARD PRATT OCD & ANXIETY LECTURE SERIES

This series offers 9.0 contact hours for attendance at all three dates.

Sessions I & II, Friday, March 26, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
9:00 am – 10: 30 am    Session I: Core Concepts in Diagnosing and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy - Jon Hershfield, MFT
10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Session II: Medication Protocols for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, New Research, and Differential Diagnosis - Robert Hudak, MD

Sessions III & IV, Friday, April 23, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
9:00 am – 10: 30 am    Session III: Treating Pediatric Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Aureen Pinto Wagner, PhD
10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Session IV: Working With Families and Treatment Refusal - C. Alec Pollard, PhD

Sessions V & VI, Friday, May 21, 2021, 9:00 am – 12:15 pm, Online Broadcast
9:00 am – 10: 30 am    Session V: Inhibitory Learning Theory in Exposure-based Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Jonathan Abramowitz, PhD
10:30 am – 10:45 am    Break
10:45 am – 12:15 pm    Session VI: Disgust and Not Just Right Experiences in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - Dean McKay, PhD

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