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Virtual OCD & Anxiety Lecture Series: Sessions III & IV

April 23 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Join Professional Education at Sheppard Pratt for this three-part lecture series for physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, counselors, and other mental health professionals. Registration is open!
SESSION III: Treating Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Presented by: Aureen Pinto Wagner, MD
After this lecture, registrants will be able to:
1. Define obsessions and compulsions in the context of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
2. Differentiate cognitive restructuring from co-ritualizing.
3. Describe different types of exposure and response prevention techniques.
SESSION IV: Working With Families And Treatment Refusal
Presented by: C. Alec Pollard, PhD
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.


Professional Education at Sheppard Pratt