Treating OCD in Children and Adolescents: 
A Cognitive Behavioral Approach 


Wednesday, November 4, 2020 from 8:45 AM to 12:00 PM EST
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Workshop Format

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, FCP's Fall Professional Education Workshops will be offered in an online format, featuring a livestream Q&A with Dr. Franklin. Registrants will receive instructions on how to receive CE credits.

How to Access the Presentation

Registrants will receive detailed instructions via e-mail after registering. Instructions will also be posted on FCP's web site.


Caroline O'Connell 
Foundations Community Partnership 

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder has strong empirical support, yet poses unique challenges even to experienced therapists. Dr. Franklin will discuss the use of CBT techniques in clinical practice with children and adolescents with OCD, and will describe adaptations of CBT for use with related conditions as well. 

Workshop Objectives
At the end of this activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe the nature and diagnosis of pediatric OCD 
  • Discuss the current empirical evidence on the treatment of pediatric OCD
  • Summarize the  rationale and clinical application of CBT of pediatric OCD

Presenter: Martin E. Franklin, Ph.D., is a nationally renowned expert in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), OC-spectrum disorders, and body-focused repetitive behaviors, as well as the study and treatment of anxiety and related conditions. He is an associate professor emeritus of clinical psychology in psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, where he has been honored for teaching excellence. Dr. Franklin also serves as the clinical director of Rogers Behavioral Health's Philadelphia location. 

Continuing Education Credits
Three continuing education credits will be offered for PA Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Psychologists, NBCC Counselors, and educators under Act 48. Registrants will receive detailed instructions on how to receive CE credits.

NBCC: Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) is an NBCC-approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Psychologists: Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education to psychologists. FCP maintains responsibility for this program and content.

PA Social Workers: PA State Board accepts APA and NBCC approval for SW, MFT, and LPC.

Educators: Application has been approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for three Act 48 Continuing Education Credits.

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The registration fee is $70. You can pay online via a credit card (“Checkout as Guest”) or PayPal. To pay by check, complete the registration and select "Pay by Check."

Cancellation & Refund Policy

Foundations Community Partnership (FCP) reserves the right to cancel or postpone any course due to any unforeseen circumstances. In the event of a cancellation or postponement, FCP will refund any registration fees, but is not responsible for any related costs, charges or expenses to participants.

  • More than two weeks prior to the event - your choice of a full refund via check, credit for future workshop, or a future event registration.
  • Less than two weeks, but more than three days prior to the function - full refund via credit towards future event registration.
  • Three days or less prior to event - no refunds available. Sorry, there are no exceptions. Yes! You can substitute another person if you cannot attend. Please let us know 24 hours in advance. 

For more information on contact hours, cancellation policy, or requests for special accomodations, contact (267) 247-5584 or