By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Explain the three main categories of obsessions and their resulting consequences.
-Explain four parts to an effective ritual journal.
-Explain three types of obsessive thoughts.
-Explain the three dimensions to the Tridimensional Personality.
-Explain three techniques that can help an OCD client reduce anxiety during exposure.
-Explain four concepts that clients should keep in mind during imagined exposure.
-Explain three techniques that aid OCD clients in reducing the frequency of their rituals.
-Explain three types of appraisal that play an important role in the persistence of repugnant obsessions.
-Explain what is important when treating religious obsessions.
-Explain how peer victimization related compulsions might develop.
-Explain how Hollander defines impulsive and compulsive individuals.
-Explain how the symptoms of OCD tend to be somewhat different between the sexes.
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."