CBT for OCD training is an APT-Accredited 3-day course from one of Canada's leading providers of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy training courses. We bring the training to your own organization, for maximum cost-effectiveness, and up to 15 people can attend. (2-day version also available.)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is where a person has an obsessive belief (for example that their hands are contaminated) and a compulsion to perform a behavior that will relieve the distress (for example to wash their hands). Typically the obsessions and compulsions get more and more severe and may expand to include many facets of everyday life. Inevitably, therefore, this causes great distress to the sufferer and those around them, and the seeming inability to control their own behavior simply results in additional distress and bewilderment. Usually, those with OCD realise that their behavior is 'not normal' and this is a clear differentiator between obsessional beliefs and psychotic ones.
The aims are (a) to describe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, (b) to describe the theory which explains how OCD develops and (c) to cover the methods of treatment for OCD in a way that encourages delegates to use them subsequently.
You will be registered as having attended the course, thereby gaining APT's Level 1 accreditation, and receive a certificate to this effect. The accreditation gives you access to online resources associated with the course.
Your registration lasts indefinitely, and your accreditation lasts for 3 years and is renewable by sitting an online refresher which also upgrades your accreditation to APT Level 2 if you are successful in the associated online exam.
Your accreditation is given value by the fact of over 100,000 people having attended APT training. See APT accreditation for full details.
Option 1: Bring the course to your organization:
Up to 15 people can attend this course and we bring it to you for a fixed fee. The 3-day course costs $6,595 (plus GST/HST and tutor travel and accommodation expenses), and the 2-day version costs $4,695 (plus GST/HST and tutor travel and accommodation expenses).
To book, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or click the button:
Option 2: 'Train the Trainer':
If you or a colleague are a senior professional (e.g. consultant psychologist) and have a talent for communication and teaching, then you are welcome to apply to become an APT-accredited tutor. You could then tutor the course - or your chosen modules from it - in your own organization, under license.
This is not only a highly appropriate use of senior professionals, but it also saves your organization the tutor-component of the fee (around 50%) each time you run it or your chosen modules.
To see the full benefits of this and to see whether you are eligible, click the button:
We continuously monitor the quality of our training by obtaining feedback on the two key scales of relevance and presentation from every course delegate. Below are the average ratings for the last ten runnings of this course.
Average Presentation rating: 94%
Average Relevance rating: 95%
*These statistics were last updated in April 2017.
APT prides itself on the feedback we receive about our courses. Below are just some of the great comments the 'CBT for OCD' course has received.
"I really useful and informative course that has increased my confidence in treating this complex disorder. I found the tutor professional and knowledgeable but at the same time warm and approachable. Many thanks.”
"The course was extremely useful and will help with my work. I have been able to review my practices and hopefully transfer this to my workplace. It has increased my knowledge surrounding OCD.”