Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Body Dysmorphic Disorder: An Introductory Online Course (Feb 2020) is organized by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Academy.
Dates: Feb 03, 2020 - Feb 03, 2021
This program is intended for:
• General and Family Practice Physicians
• Physician Assistants
• Licensed Mental Health Counselors
• Social Workers
McLean Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 9.25AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This offering meets the criteria for 9.25 continuing education credits for psychologists.
This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at (244 CMR 5.00) for 9.25 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit.Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation.
Other Professions - 9.25 Self Claim
This interactive course is led by experts in research, assessment and treatment of body dysmorphic disorder (BDD). The course trains you to identify clinical features of BDD and accurately differentiate it from other conditions that present in similar ways.
Topics include how to:
• Assess and enhance motivation for treatment
• Develop a personalized cognitive behavioral model for patients with BDD
• Apply cognitive-, behavioral, and acceptance-based skills to treat BDD
• Manage common pitfalls in treatment, such as poor motivation and depression
• Apply specific strategies for unique presentations of BDD, such as cosmetic treatment seeking
The course includes video lectures and role-play videos that illustrate techniques. You also find self-assessments, tons of resources, and hundreds of slides with research and treatment data. The course also includes live call-in hours with course faculty and an interactive discussion board.
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
• Develop a personalized cognitive behavioral model for patients with body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)
• Conduct a comprehensive assessment with patients with BDD
• Differentiate BDD from other psychiatric disorders with similar presentations
• Apply cognitive skills to treat common thinking errors in patients with BDD
• Use behavioral treatment strategies with patients with BDD
• Integrate acceptance-based skills into CBT for BDD
• Recognize and address common pitfalls in the treatment of BDD (e.g., low motivation)
• Utilize empirically-based strategies for managing treatment-interfering behaviors that arise in the treatment of BDD.
Family Practice, Physician Assistants