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

Sponsored by the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

Friday, May 12 through Sunday, May 14, 2017

View Toronto BTTI agenda here

Location: 

Hilton Toronto

145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
M5H 2L2, Canada

Faculty

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
St. Louis, MO

Martin Antony, PhD, FRSC, ABPP
Professor, Department of Psychology, Ryerson University
Toronto, ON, CA

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

Christine Purdon, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON, CA
Consulting Psychologist, Anxiety Treatment and Research Centre, St. Joseph’s Healthcare
Hamilton, ON, CA 

Peggy Richter, MD, FRCP(C)
Associate Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, CA

Neil Rector, PhD
Senior Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, CA

Karen Rowa, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, McMaster University
Associate Director of Training, Clinical Psychology Residency Program, St. Joseph’s Healthcare
Hamilton, ON, CA

Mark Sinyor, MD, MSc
Associate Scientist, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre
Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
Toronto, ON, CA

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 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 Provider #6821).

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 $500 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:

Local Hotel

The IOCDF has negotiated a discounted rate of $209/per night CAD at the Hilton Toronto, and the cutoff date for this discount is Monday, April 18th, so please book your room as soon as possible.

In order to make a reservation under our IOCDF block, please use this link.

Hilton Toronto
145 Richmond Street West
Toronto, ON
M5H 2L2, Canada
+1-416-869-3456

Travel and Transportation

Please visit the Hilton Toronto’s Map & Directions Site for information on airport travel, directions and parking.

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.