OCD and Hoarding Learning Expo

Saturday, May 04 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM [CST]

800 Biesterfield Rd. , Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007, United States

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Police/First Responders Partial Approval - Free

FREE admission for police and other first responders only (promo code required)

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All Day All Sessions Partial Approval - $170.00

Includes two 90-minute sessions on OCD/ERP-related topics and two 90-minute sessions on hoarding-related topics (6 CEs for clinicians) and lunch session included

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All Day Attendance for Community Members (Non-Clinician, No CEs) Partial Approval - $20.00

Includes two 90-minute sessions on OCD/ERP-related topics and two 90-minute sessions on hoarding-related topics (no CEs) and lunch session included

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Morning OCD Sessions Only Partial Approval - $100.00

Includes two 90-minute sessions on OCD/ERP-related topics (3 CEs for clinicians). Includes lunch with colleagues.

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Afternoon Hoarding Sessions Only Partial Approval - $100.00

Includes two 90-minute sessions on hoarding-related topics (3 CEs for clinicians). Includes lunch with colleagues before the sessions.

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Event Information

Saturday, May 04 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM [CST]

About the Event

Join us for an all-day, 8-hour event featuring informational/educational talks on hoarding and OCD, community resources, and OCD Midwest’s plans to deliver training and consultation to area communities to better address the needs of those impacted by hoarding. Morning sessions will focus on OCD treatment and will include an "Ask the OCD Experts Panel" with members of OCD Midwest's leadership and workshops on OCD-related topics for clinicians and community members. Afternoon sessions will focus on hoarding and clutter issues. Sessions will include an "Ask the Experts Panel", a "Sorting and Discarding Demo", workshops on getting family members involved in help, and a workshop on "Organizing a Community Response for Hoarding." Lunch will be provided and our experts will be available to provide further information and to answer your questions during the 1-hour lunch period.

All presenters come from some of the top area clinics and agencies, including:

Patrick McGrath, PhD from AMITA Health and President of OCD Midwest, Rodney Benson, PhD from the Depression and Anxiety Specialty Clinic of Chicago (DASC) and Chair of the Chicagoland Hoarding Task Force, Gregory Chasson, PhD of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Maha Zayed, PhD and Ben Harris, LCPC of the OCD and Anxiety Center, Julieanne Pojas, PsyD of the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago, Michael Blumberg, LCPC of the Glenview Counseling Group, Brock Maxwell, LCPC of Rogers Behavioral Health, Kathleen D. Crombie, M.A., M.Ed of "In Order to...Organize!" and many more!

6 CEUs are available for Licensed Social Workers, LPCs, LCPCs
6 Continuing Education credits are available for Licensed Clinical and Counseling Psychologists
Attendees must attend the full length of any talk or workshop to qualify for continuing education credits.
 
These introductory workshops are designed to help participants:
1. List basic principles of Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP)
2. Explain the stages and targets of ERP for OCD and Hoarding Disorder.
3. Implement the principles of ERP in structured individual sessions.
4. Integrate ERP-specific techniques and tools into therapy sessions. 
5. Describe and implement the steps to build a community response to hoarding.

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About the Organizer

OCD Midwest is an Official Affiliate of the International OCD Foundation. The mission of the International OCD Foundation is to help everyone affected by obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders to live full and productive lives. Our aim is to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them.

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Event Speakers

Patrick McGrath, PhD
Assistant Vice President, Residential Services at AMITA Health

President of OCD Midwest

Rodney Benson, PhD
Executive Director and Clinical Psychologist at from the Depression and Anxiety Specialty Clinic of Chicago (DASC)

Chair of the Chicagoland Hoarding Task Force

Gregory Chasson, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology Director, Clinical Training Program at Illinois Institute of Technology

Maha Zayed, PhD
Owner and Clinical Psychologist at the OCD and Anxiety Center

Ben Harris, LCPC
Owner and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at the OCD and Anxiety Center

Julieanne Pojas, PsyD
Clinical Psychologist at the Anxiety Treatment Center of Greater Chicago

Michael Blumberg, LCPC
Owner and Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor at Glenview Counseling Group

Brock Maxwell, LCPC
Executive Director Of Operations at Rogers Behavioral Health

Kathleen D. Crombie, M.A., M.Ed
Founder, Mental Health Specialist, Professional Organizer at "In Order To...Organize!" LLC