Hosted by Rogers Behavioral Health

December 14 – 16, 2018

In-Depth 3-Day Training Program in State-of-the-Art Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric OCD

Friday – Saturday, 12/14 – 12/15
Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
2555 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Sunday, 12/16
Rogers Behavioral Health
4230 Harding Pike #707
Nashville, TN 37205


Eric Storch, PhD
McIngvale Presidential Endowed Chair & Professor
Vice Chair & Head of Psychology
Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Houston, TX

Stephanie Eken, MD, FAAP
Regional Medical Director, Rogers Behavioral Health System
Nashville, TN

Martin Franklin, PhD
Associate Professor, Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Amy Mariaskin, PhD
Clinical Psychologist Director, Nashville OCD & Anxiety Treatment Center
Nashville, TN
John Piacentini, PhD, ABBP
Professor of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences,UCLA School of Medicine
Director of the Child OCD, Anxiety, and Tic Disorders Program, UCLA Semel Institute

Brad Riemann, PhD
Chief Clinical Officer, Rogers Behavioral Health
Oconomowoc, WI

Aureen Wagner, PhD
Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychiatry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill School of Medicine.
Cary, NC

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Training Cost

 The cost of registration for all three days is $500, which includes the cost of continuing education credits.

BTTI Learning Objectives

1. Participants will be able to design and implement cognitive behavioral interventions for youth with OCD, particularly exposure and response prevention.

2. Participants will be able to incorporate family members into cognitive behavioral interventions for youth with OCD.

3. Participants will be able to discuss the role of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of pediatric OCD and will be able to list agents used in its treatment.

4. Participants will understand and be able to discuss the clinical presentation and nature of PANS and PANDAS.

5. Participants will be able to implement behavioral systems and utilize Motivational Interviewing techniques and other strategies to foster motivation and treatment engagement for youth with OCD and related disorders.

6. Participants will be able to personalize treatment protocols to address commonly comorbid conditions in children and teens.

7. Participants will be able to design and implement treatment plans for youth with comorbid obsessive compulsive-related disorders.

8. Participants will develop a thorough treatment plan for a past or current child or adolescent patient under the supervision of one of the Expert Speakers and along with 5 (or fewer) other participants

Continuing Education

This program is sponsored by the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), Inc. This program has been approved by NBCC for NBCC Credit. The IOCDF is solely responsible for all aspects of the program (NBCC Approval #SP-2490).

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Provider #886509959) for 21 continuing education contact hours.

IOCDF is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IOCDF maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Course meets the qualifications for 21 CE credits for psychologists.

Attendance Requirements

 Trainees must attend all three days of the BTTI in order to receive a CE certificate. Trainees must also complete three follow-up phone calls with a designated BTTI faculty member in order to be considered a graduate of this program and to receive a certificate of completion.

Attending a BTTI session is a benefit of Professional Membership with the IOCDF and all registered attendees must have an active professional membership to attend. To check the status of your membership, email or call (617) 973-5801.

Click here to join or renew online or call the office to join or renew over the phone. Those registered attendees who do not have an active membership by the time of the training will have the card used to purchase the registration charged for the $125 membership fee for the year. If you have any questions about your membership or about this policy, please feel free to contact us. There will be no exceptions to these requirements

At the time of registration, you will be asked to upload a copy of your license and a completed Clinician Participant Attestation of Understanding form. Please note, we do not accept an emailed form ahead of the registration. The form can be found below:

BTTI 2018 Attestation Form

Local Hotel

We have booked a room block at the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University with a discounted rate of $199 per night, excluding taxes and fees. In order to make a reservation under the room block, please call the hotel at +1 615 321 1300 and reference the group name “International OCD Foundation”.

Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University
2555 West End Avenue
Nashville, TN 37203

Local Transportation

Attendees who will be flying to the BTTI should fly to Nashville International Airport (BNA). The airport is approximately 10 miles from the hotel. For more details transportation options, please see the Nashville Marriott at Vanderbilt University Maps and Transportation page.

 Cancellation/Refund Policy

 If accepted, you understand that this registration fee is non-refundable. There will be no exceptions for medical, travel, or professional emergencies.