PRIOR TO TRAINING: Remember to bring your lunch and join us at Colleague Collaboration with David Swindall, LMFT, M. Div., from 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm! Registration opens at 1:45 PM ~ Training runs from 2:00 - 5:00 PM (Break at 4:00 PM).

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    • Friday, March 16, 2018
    • 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    • Troy University, Tampa Campus, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Room 110
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    Using Exposure and Response Prevention for the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    Speaker: Michael Ricci, M.Ed, Ed.S, RMHCI

    3.0 CEUs

    Exposure and response prevention (ERP) is an evidence-based, treatment for people experiencing OCD and it is recommended by the National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE). It aims to put the client in charge of controlling their OCD, rather than it controlling them.

    Effective treatment of OCD and anxiety involves a combination of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure with response prevention (ERP).  The treatment trains the client to gradually face the situation and thoughts that provoke their OCD while learning how not to respond with rituals, compulsions, reassurance seeking or avoidance.

    Participants will gain an overview of the diagnostic criteria for OCD, hear an introduction to Exposure and Response Prevention, and address common misconceptions about OCD.

    Registration - Completed Reservation Guarantees Seat:

    $10 Member

    $25 Nonmember

    $0 Student

    (members will need to be logged in to be able to register at the member rate)

    Not Registered / Walk-ins - Seat Not Guaranteed; Assigned First-Come:

    $15 Member Walk-in 

    $30 Nonmember Walk-in

    $5 Student Walk-in

    Trainings will be at Troy University, Tampa Campus, 5201 W. Kennedy Blvd., Room 110

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