*This selection is for the Final Exam only. Access to the book, Treating OCD in Children and Adolescents, is required to complete the exam. To order the e-Book from Guilford Press (which enables you to take the course immediately), click here. To order the hardcover book from PRP, click here.
This program presents the participant with a framework for helping children overcome obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) using the proven techniques of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Participants will gain knowledge and tools to engage 6- to 18-year-olds and their parents and implement individualized CBT interventions, with a focus on exposure and response prevention. The authors provide real-world clinical guidance illustrated with vivid case examples.
12 CE credits/hours, 100 questions
Psychologists | School Psychologists | Marriage & Family Therapists | Mental Health Counselors | Social Workers
- Utilize the past research on the efficacy of exposure therapy for OCD.
- Assess the importance of psychoeducation for patients, parents, and teachers.
- Use hierarchy development and functional analysis in treatment.
- Demonstrate how to use exposure therapy to control OCD.
- Analyze the specific approaches for treating OCD in children and adolescents.
- Discuss response prevention techniques.
- Devise creative ways to engage the patient when resistance occurs.
- Implement an exposure hierarchy in treatment.
- Explain methods to avoid relapse.
- Address specific family issues that could add unique and complex challenges that could hinder treatment success.
- Design a way to engage a patient’s school in helping the OCD patient.
Statement of Understanding (downloadable/printable)
"Treating OCD in Children and Adolescent" - Final Exam Questions (downloadable/printable)