Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

PROGRAM GOALS

CAMH and the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre, at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, have partnered to bring you ECHO Ontario Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

ECHO Ontario OCD aims to help primary and community care providers build capacity in the treatment of OCD. 

The project works to empower primary care providers
to use evidence-based best practices to reduce the need for specialist visits, improving the quality of care for patients seeking treatment for OCD and related disorders in Ontario’s primary care settings.

PROGRAM INFO

Location: Zoom Videoconferencing

Time: 

12:00PM to 1:15PM EST (Module 1)

12:00PM to 1:45PM EST (Module 2)

Length: 2 Modules

6 Sessions on OCD Foundations (May 2022 – Jun 2022)

10 Sessions on CBT for OCD (Sep 2022 – Nov 2022)

When: Thursday Afternoons (Weekly)

Target Audience: Healthcare Providers

To view curriculum content, please click on the toggle button below.

Below is a list of curriculum topics that are often featured this program.

  1. Clinical Presentations & Differential Diagnosis
  2. Diagnosis & Screening Tools
  3. Pharmacotherapy & First Line Medications
  4. Introduction to CBT for OCD
  5. Family Involvement in OCD
  6. Advanced Pharmacotherapy for OCD

Below is a list of curriculum topics that are often featured this program.

**Please be aware that Module 2 requires basic working knowledge/practice of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

  1. CBT Principles 1
  2. CBT Principles 2
  3. CBT Principles 3
  4. CBT Principles 4
  5. Working with the Family
  6. Enhancing Functionality for OCD
  7. Acceptance & Commitment Therapy
  8. Mindfulness
  9. CBT for Obsessive Compulsive Related Disorders
  10. Summary Review of CBT for OCD Skills

HOW DO I SIGN UP?

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SESSION STRUCTURE

Welcome, Introduction, and Announcements – 10 minutes

Didactic Presentation – 30 minutes

Group Demos and Breakout Room Exercises – 30 minutes (**Module 2 ONLY)

Case Discussion – 45 minutes

Addressing Outstanding Questions and Session Wrap-Up – 5 minutes

WHAT'S THE COMMITMENT?

Attend 60% of program sessions

Present an anonymized case

Participate in group discussions

Provide feedback through evaluation activities

 

WHO'S RUNNING THESE SESSIONS?

Our program sessions are run by an inter-professional Hub Team from multiple health organizations across Ontario. 

Please click on the toggle buttons below to see who will be facilitating these sessions.

These individuals make up our OCD Hub Team:

  1. Peggy Richter (Psychiatrist/Co-Lead)
  2. Judy Bayer (Family Physician)
  3. Debbie Grapko (Family Physician)
  4. Nik Grujich (Psychiatrist)
  5. Ketrina Dilo (Social Worker)
  6. Nathania Lukman (Occupational Therapist)
  7. Kira Borins (Peer Support Lead)
  8. Shelley Paolini (Education Coordinator)