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Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors in Adolescents with ASD
Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviors in Adolescents with ASD
WhenWednesday, Mar 14, 2018, 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
WhereUW Autism Center - Seattle
Event typesWorkshops

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can interfere with day-to-day life, causing functional impairment and frustration. This workshop will cover the basics of OCD and its relationship to anxiety and Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Effective treatment approaches, such as exposure therapy and mindfulness strategies will be reviewed.

Participants will learn:
• The cycle of OCD and how obsessions and compulsions grow stronger over time
• The basics of exposure and response prevention therapy and how it works to alleviate symptoms of OCD
• Basic exposure strategies to use with adolescents with ASD who exhibit OCD behaviors
• Basic response prevention strategies, including relaxation

Who should attend?
Parents, providers, and educators of individuals with ASD ages 12 years and up.

Content Level: Beginner

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