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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Hoarding Disorder

CME : 8 +2
Start Date :  Aug 01 - 2020 End Date :  Jul 31 - 2021

Organized by :   Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Academy

Specialities :   Behavioral Health, Psychotherapy

Conference Summary

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Hoarding Disorder is organized by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) Psychiatry Academy.

Release Date: August 1, 2020
Expiration Date: July 31, 2021

McLean Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 8 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Psychologists: This offering meets the criteria for 8 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Nurses: This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at (244 CMR 5.00) for 5.50 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.

Social Work: 8 CE Credit Hours

Other Professions: 8 (self-claim)

This multi-week course will focus on cognitive-behavioral therapy for hoarding disorder. Participants will be provided with information on the most recent hoarding psychopathology research that informs treatment. The course will subsequently break down the various therapeutic techniques used in CBT for hoarding into weekly modules. Each module will impart the use of techniques through description, visuals, case examples and video vignettes. Modules will include but will not necessarily be limited to, assessment/psychoeducation, motivational interviewing, skills building, cognitive restructuring and exposure and response prevention.

Learing Objectives:
By the end of this program, participants will be able to:
• Describe the significant features of Hoarding Disorder
• Explain the etiology of Hoarding Disorder
• Describe the history of treatment for hoarding, including psychopharmacological and psychosocial approaches
• Assess symptoms of hoarding
• Design a cognitive-behavioral framework for treatment of hoarding
• Describe how to provide psychoeducation and treatment planning for Hoarding Disorder
• Design skills-based training for treatment of hoarding
• Use cognitive restructuring and exposure and response prevention strategies when treating clients with hoarding disorder

After Module-1, participants should be able to:
• Describe the significance of hoarding to the individual, family and greater community
• Describe the features of hoarding, as well as hoarding's neurobiological and genetic underpinnings
• Discuss the cognitive deficits frequently seen in hoarding that likely contribute to the disorder and are relevant to treatment.

After Module-2, participants should be able to:
• Describe specialized cognitive-behavioral treatment for hoarding
• List common standardized assessments that are used to evaluate hoarding
• Apply motivational interviewing techniques are they relate to the assessment and treatment of hoarding
• Create a cognitive behavioral model of an individual's hoarding symptoms

After Module-3, participants should be able to:
• Explain hoarding disorder and the cognitive behavioral treatment of hoarding
• Use cognitive restructuring skills for hoarding specific cognitions
• Use exposure and response prevention surrounding difficulties with discarding and excessive acquisition
• Discuss skills building for cognitive deficits thought to contribute to hoarding (e.g., decision making attention)

Behavioral Health
Behavioral Health
Credit Info

  • CME : 8
  • Contact Hours : 8
  • CE Credits : 8
Target Audience

This program is intended for:
• Psychologists
• Social Workers
• Psychiatrists
• Physicians
• Nurse Practitioners

Peers Info
Number of Health Care Professionals Registered: 1 Number
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