Obsessions and Compulsions

Evidence-Based Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents

John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP, University of California, Los Angeles Semel Institute

In this overview, Dr. John Piacentini provides an overview of the symptoms, impairment, genetics, and neurobiology of OCD. He also describes assessment procedures and treatment planning for children with OCD. Lastly, he describes the evidence base for psychosocial and medical treatment of OCD.

1 CE Credit

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Cognitive Behavioral Treatment for Childhood OCD: An Integrated Child and Family Approach

John Piacentini, Ph.D., ABPP, University of California, Los Angeles Semel Institute

This workshop is a 3-part resource that describes assessment and cognitive behavioral treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in children. Dr. Piacentini demonstrates therapy techniques during a role play session. In addition, he describes the importance of family environment during treatment and provides guidance on selecting a treatment strategy.

3 CE Credits

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