Learning Objectives
Upon completion of the instructional program, participants should be able to:
  1. Identify OCD and comorbid symptoms in adults, and discern whether OCD symptoms are primary in a given patient’s case.
  2. Summarize the conceptual model of OCD, integrating findings from CBT outcome literature to explain the rationale to patients considering treatment.
  3. Outline the steps to develop an OCD treatment hierarchy, including how to incorporate multiple hierarchies and determine which symptoms to target first.
  4. Implement in vivo and imaginal exposures for adult patients, and describe how to integrate cognitive procedures into CBT.
  5. Describe strategies to assist adult patients overcome initial challenges to successful completion of CBT.
  6. Develop a plan to manage partial response and lapses upon completion of treatment with adult patients.
  7. Summarize the similarities and differences in conceptualization between adults and youth with OCD, and the developmental factors to be taken into account during assessment and case formulation.
  8. Recognize the crucial role of family accommodation in OCD presentation in youth, and describe strategies to target accommodation during treatment.
  9. Apply modified cognitive procedures in the treatment of youth with OCD.
  10. Implement behavioral reward systems in the treatment of youth with OCD, and ways to overcome common family ambivalence about such procedures.
  11. Summarize the similarities and differences between OCD and OC spectrum conditions (e.g., trichotillomania) across development.
  12. Describe the evidence base for the use of habit reversal training as the behavioral treatment of choice for OC spectrum conditions.
Accreditation Information
Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. All participants who complete and submit a participation evaluation form and request for continuing education credit upon departure will receive a certificate in the US mail within two weeks.
  • Social Workers: Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health, provider number 1101, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Approval period: October 19, 2017 – October 19, 2020. Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for the social work aspects of the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 12.0 clinical contact hours for participation in this course. NJ Course Approval: An application has been made for consideration of 12.0 clinical CE credits for this course.
  • Professional Counselors: Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Approval Period 7/1//2017- 7/1/2019. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. 12.0 instructional clock hours will be awarded.
  • Psychologists: Rogers Memorial Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rogers Memorial Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Rogers Memorial Hospital designates this live seminar for 12.0 continuing education credits; no partial credits will be awarded.
  • Other professionals: Rogers Memorial Hospital | Rogers Behavioral Health will issue a certificate of attendance commensurate with the extent of your participation in this activity.
Grievances: If a grievance arises pertaining to continuing education activities or processes, please contact the CE chair to submit a complaint via confidential email to: ngoranson@rogershospital.org, or by mail to: Nancy Goranson, PsyD, Rogers Memorial Hospital, 11101 W Lincoln Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53227, as soon as possible, so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion. If the results of the grievance process are unsatisfactory, New Jersey social workers have the option to contact the approving entity, with an option to appeal to their licensing board.