Pediatric BTTI in Oconomowoc, WI – April, 2017

The Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) is an in-depth three-day intensive training course in cognitive behavior therapy for mental health professionals who treat children and adolescents with OCD and related disorders. The Pediatric BTTI is overseen by leading pediatric OCD expert, Eric Storch, PhD.

Rogers Memorial Hopsital
Sponsored by Rogers Memorial Hospital


April 28-30, 2017
Rogers Memorial Hospital
34700 Valley Rd.
Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Click here to view the schedule for this training.


Eric Storch, PhD

  • Professor and All Children’s Hospital Guild Endowed Chair, University of South Florida

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

Stephanie Eken, MD, FAAP

  • Regional Medical Director, Rogers Behavioral Health Systems

David M. Jacobi, PhD

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

Martin Franklin, PhD

  • Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania

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

Aureen Wagner, PhD

  • Director, Anxiety Wellness Center, Cary NC
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Training Cost

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

  • Participants will be able to design and implement cognitive behavioral interventions for youth with OCD, particularly exposure and response prevention.
  • Participants will be able to incorporate family members into cognitive behavioral interventions for youth with OCD.
  • 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.
  • Participants will understand and be able to discuss the clinical presentation and nature of PANDAS and PANS.
  • 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.
  • Participants will be able to personalize treatment protocols to address commonly comorbid conditions in children and teens.
  • Participants will be able to design and implement treatment plans for youth with comorbid obsessive compulsive-related disorders.
  • 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. 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.
Oconomowoc BTTI 2017 – Attestation

Local Hotel

The IOCDF has negotiated a discounted rate ($89.99/night on 4/27, 4/28, and 4/29) 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 here. This reduced rate expires on Thursday, April 13th, 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.