AGENDA
7:45 - 8:30 Registration
8:30 - 12:00 Morning Session (break 10:15 - 10:30)
12:00 - 1:15 Lunch (on your own)
1:15 - 4:30 Afternoon Session (break 2:45 - 3:00)
1
Morning Session

8:30 to 12:00

  • Introduction
  • Assessment / Fear Ladder
  • Psychoeducational points
  • Exposure basics part 1
2
Afternoon Session

1:15 to 4:30

  • Exposure basics part 2
  • Exposure variations
  • Using coping skills in exposure
  • Wrapping up and questions

Learning Objectives:

By the end of the training, participants will

  1. Obtain increased competence in producing fear ladders that include practical items for use in exposure therapy.
  2. Recognize mental health diagnostic criteria for hoarding disorder and co-occurring mental health conditions.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of the psychoeducational teaching points critical to exposure therapy.
  4. Demonstrate competence in the basic sequence used in exposure therapy.
  5. Role play multiple techniques used in exposure therapy for children and adolescents to increase confidence treating a range of child and adolescent clients with anxiety disorders.
  6. Understand how to integrate coping skills into this therapeutic approach with a focus on relaxation and mindfulness.