Co-occurring OCD and PTSD: Conceptualization, assessment, and treatment

Studies show significant comorbidity between PTSD and OCD. Because trauma and PTSD can complicate OCD treatment (and vice versa) and/or have practical implications about the specific course of treatment, an accurate evaluation of the traumatic event, themes, and impact is necessary. Designed for intermediate-level practitioners, this live, interactive webinar will focus on the conceptualization of co-occurring OCD and PTSD, including phenotypic and functional presentation of co-occurring OCD and PTSD, how to differentially diagnose OCD and PTSD, and how to implement evidence-based treatment fo...Read morer individuals with co-occurring OCD and PTSD. At the end of the presentation there will be a moderated Q&A session to address audience questions. Less...

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize three developmental pathways between trauma and OCD as they present in the real world.
  • Differentiate two classes of similar symptoms of OCD and PTSD (phenotype and function).
  • Identify two or more treatments and relevant treatment modifications for clients with OCD and trauma/PTSD.

Learning Levels

  • Intermediate

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Live Interactive Webinar

01:00 PM EDT - 02:30 PM EDT

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EARN 1.5 CE Credit Hours
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About the speakers


1 pm ET Welcome and speaker introduction

1:05 pm Conceptualization

      • Clinical picture
      • Intersection of trauma and OCD
      • Development and maintenance of PTSD and OCD

1:25 pm Assessment considerations

      • Symptom similarities and differences
      • Differential diagnosis questions to consider
      • Examples

1:50 pm Treatment considerations

      • Treatment complications
      • Treatment recommendations
      • Brief overview of PE and ERP

2:20 pm Moderated Q&A 

2:28 pm Closure

CE Information - Earn 1.5 CE Credit Hours

CE Approvals

American Psychological Association
Rogers Behavioral Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Rogers Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Rogers Behavioral Health designates this live program for 1.5 continuing education credits; no partial credits will be awarded.
Association of Social Work Boards
Rogers Behavioral Health, provider number 1101, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB),, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory board have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Rogers Behavioral Health maintains responsibility for this course. Approval period: October 18, 2020 – October 18, 2023. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.
National Board for Certified Counselors
Rogers Behavioral Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6192. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Rogers Behavioral Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 1.5 instructional clock hours will be awarded.
Other Professionals
Rogers Behavioral Health will issue a certificate of attendance for your participation in this activity.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by his/her licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

Participants must be logged in for the entire program to be eligible to receive CE credit. Participants who complete the webinar will receive an email with the link to the evaluation form – this will be sent to the email account used to register. Once the evaluation form is completed, participants will be able to download their certificate. 

A Continuing Education Certificate for this program will be obtained using the website CE-Go. After the event, you will receive an email with a link to CE-Go. This link will be emailed to the account you used to register for this event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go website, you will be able to:

  • Complete the mandatory evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your CE Certificate in PDF form

Pre-registration is required. Simply click the “Checkout” button to begin registration. A new screen will appear with the registration form. Note: You must fill in all the information requested on the form (using the scroll bar to access) and check the box to agree before the “Place Order” button will function. After placing your order, a new screen will appear to confirm your successful registration, and you will receive an email from CE-Go with your personal Zoom link (if it’s not in your inbox, please check your junk/spam folder).