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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 3CE
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(Some Boards distinguish between general CEs and other types.  Please review your specific state requirements to learn more.)

Course Description

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by recurrent and disturbing thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions). People afflicted by this disorder experience significant distress and interference with daily functioning, which compromises their overall well-being. This course will provide a comprehensive explanation of OCD, illustrate the debilitating impact felt by those suffering from the disorder, as well as describe the various treatment options currently available. 

Approved by the Following State Boards:
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Counseling, and Mental Health Counseling (CE Broker #50-23449)

  • Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (License #197.000302)

  • Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board (CE Broker #50-23449)

  • South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, and Psycho-Educational Specialists (CE Broker #50-23449)

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the attributes, scope and diagnostic criteria of OCD.

  • Learn about the relationship between OCD and other psychiatric or mental conditions.

  • Understand the impact that OCD has on both society and the individuals suffering from the disorder.

  • Consider the various theories regarding etiology of OCD.

  • Learn about available treatment options 


You will be expected to review all materials provided and pass the poset-test with a minimum of 70%, in order to receive your certificate of completion.  You will also be required to complete a course evaluation.  Once you have satisfactorily completed the post-test and submitted your evaluation, your certificate will be emailed to you.

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