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Living in a Risky World: How to Treat OCD through Embracing Uncertainty and Engaging in Exposure Response Prevention
January 20, 2023
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM CST
Free
1.5 CE Hours
Clinical
Access Virtually
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Description

This talk will provide an overview of how to conceptualize and treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). We will look at various manifestations of OCD through case examples and use these to showcase information gathering essential to inform conceptualization and treatment. I will discuss how Intolerance of Uncertainty is the root of OCD and describe how to engage and motivate patients to embrace uncertainty and accept Exposure Response Prevention (ERP). I will lead participants in exposure exercises therapists can apply in person and virtually. We will discuss tracking progress, treatment challenges, and relapse prevention.

Target Audience
  • Counselors
  • Addiction Counselors
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists
Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe a comprehensive range of OCD presentation
  2. Explain how OCD is maintained and how new learning occurs
  3. Demonstrate how to create exposures to facilitate new learning
CE Details
Introductory
Clinical

TPN.health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7267. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. TPN.health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LPCCs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LPCCs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0220.

This course has been approved by TPN.health, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #198061, TPN.health is responsible for all aspects of the programming. Counselor Skill Group: Legal, Ethical and Professional Development.

TPN.health, #1766, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 03/31/2022 – 03/31/2025. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 continuing education credits.

 

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

 

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0654.

Course meets the qualifications for hours of continuing education credit for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. TPN.health is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs. TPN.health maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

Trusted Provider Network, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0097.

CE Policy
Agenda

 9:15 am CT – Waiting room opens

9:30 am CT – Workshop begins

11:00 am CT – Workshop concludes

Note: Time designated for waiting room, breaks cannot be counted toward CE credit

TPN.health and this educator have no conflicts of interest and have not received any commercial support for this program or its contents.
*Registration ends January 20 at 11:00 AM CST
Dr. Anna R. Edwards

Dr. Edwards is the Founder and Director of New York Anxiety Treatment, an independent therapy practice providing individual cognitive behavioral therapy and intensive outpatient OCD treatment. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College and serves as President of the New York City Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Association. Dr. Edwards has been involved in various treatment outcome trials as a therapist and a researcher and has published her work in peer-reviewed journals and presented it at national conferences. She completed her education at Temple University (Ph.D.) and Duke University (B.A.) and her predoctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship at Weill Cornell Medical College/New York Presbyterian Hospital.

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