General BTTI in Oconomowoc, WI

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

Rogers Memorial HopsitalSponsored by Rogers Memorial Hospital

May 20–22, 2016
Rogers Memorial Hospital
34700 Valley Rd.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Click here to view the schedule for this training.


Karen L. Cassiday, PhD, ACT

  • Clinical Director, the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago
  • Clinical Director, Rogers Behavioral Health – Chicago
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Sciences

Jerry Halverson, MD, DFAPA

  • Medical Director, FOCUS Adult Mood Disorders Program
  • Medical Director, Rogers Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, WI

David M. Jacobi, PhD

  • Clinical Supervisor and Behavior Specialist
  • Child & Adolescent Center and Child Center
  • Rogers Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, WI

Rachel Leonard, PhD

  • Behavioral Activation Specialist and Clinical Supervisor
  • Rogers Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, WI

Patrick B. McGrath, PhD

  • Director, Center for Anxiety & Obsessive Compulsive Disorders
  • Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital, Hoffman Estates, IL

C. Alec Pollard, PhD

  • Director, Center for OCD & Anxiety-Related Disorders, Saint Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute
  • Professor Emeritus of Community and Family Medicine, Saint Louis University

Bradley C. Riemann, PhD

  • Director, OCD Center and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Services
  • Rogers Memorial Hospital, Oconomowoc, WI

Training Cost

The cost of registration for all three days is $400, which includes the cost of continuing education credits.

BTTI Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to accurately diagnose Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
  2. Participants will be able to design and implement Cognitive Behavioral interventions for OCD, particularly exposure and response prevention.
  3. Participants will understand the role of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of OCD and will have knowledge of the agents used in its treatment.
  4. Participants will be able to develop treatment plans for children and adolescents who have OCD.
  5. Participants will understand comorbidity and the Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum and treatment applications therein.
  6. Participants will be able to develop a plan to aid individuals with treatment resistant OCD including the use of Motivational Interviewing techniques and other strategies for managing treatment resistant OCD and OC Spectrum Disorders.
  7. Participants will apply knowledge gained in the educational portion of the institute during small group studies of case examples.

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). Course meets the qualifications for 21 hours of continuing education credit for MFCCs and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #PCE 4422). 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. Additionally, if you are not currently a professional member of the IOCDF, you must become a professional member in order to register for this training. Professional membership is $125 per person, per year. We will look up your membership status upon receiving your application, and will automatically add the additional $125 fee onto the $400 BTTI registration fee when we register you for the training if you do not have a current professional membership. If you will be paying by check and are not a professional member of the IOCDF, you will be asked to send in an additional $125 to cover your professional membership fee. 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.

Please download and fill out the following Clinician Participant Attestation of Understanding form — you will need to have this form completed and scanned in order to register for the BTTI.

Oconomowoc BTTI 2016 – Attestation

Local Hotel

The IOCDF has negotiated a discounted rate ($114.99/night on 5/19, 5/20, and 5/21) at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 1443 Pabst Farms Circle, Oconomowoc, WI, 53066. To make a reservation at this discounted rate, call (262) 200-2222 and mention the International OCD Foundation or book your rooms online at and use the Group Code MOC. This reduced rate expires on Tuesday, April 19th, so please book your reservation before that date in order to take advantage of this discount.

Local Transportation

Attendees who will be flying to the BTTI should fly to General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, WI. The airport is approximately 35 miles from the Hilton Garden Inn, so we strongly suggest that trainees rent a car for the entire time that they will be in town. For a list of car rental companies available at the airport, please go to There is free parking available at both Rogers Memorial Hospital and the Hilton Garden Inn.

Cancellation/Refund Policy/Replacement Certificate

If accepted, you understand that this registration fee is non-refundable. There will be no exceptions for medical, travel, or professional emergencies. For replacement continuing education certificates requested after the end of the BTTI (you will receive one at the training as part of the registration fee), there will be a $25.00 processing fee.