OCD Awareness Week 2019 Day Conference & Community Awareness Event

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Braman Miller Center

University of Miami

1100 Stanford Drive

Coral Gables, FL 33146

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OCD Central & South Florida (OCDCSFL) is a non-profit organization and regional affiliate of the International OCD Foundation, whose mission to help individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders live full and productive lives. The IOCDF aims to increase access to effective treatment, end the stigma associated with mental health issues, and foster a community for those affected by OCD and the professionals who treat them. You can learn more about our non-profit organization at www.ocdcsfl.org.


OCD Awareness Week (October 13-19, 2019) is an international effort to raise awareness and understanding about OCD and related disorders, with the goal of helping more people get access to evidence-based treatment and resources. Throughout the week, various awareness-raising events take place internationally, to support this cause. Accordingly, OCDCSFL is excited to announce our 3rd Annual OCD Awareness Week Conference, which will be held on October 18th, 2019 in Coral Gables, Florida. Please see the attached line-up of speakers for this amazing event!


OCD Awareness Week 2019 Day Conference


Date: Friday, October 18th, 2019

Time: 8:30am - 6:30pm (Morning Refreshments & Lunch Included)

Location: University of Miami, Braman Miller Center, 1100 Stanford Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146



Day Conference Geared Towards Professionals: 8:30am-4:00pm

6 Continuing Education (CE) Credits Provided!


Keynote Speakers:

Jedidiah Siev, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College

Presentation: A Broken Hallelujah: Working Effectively and Respectfully with Individuals Who Have Scrupulosity


Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D.

Professor and Assistant Chair for Academic Affairs and Research

Director, Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program

Department of Psychology, University of Miami

Presentation: Beyond E/RP: Identifying and Treating Transdiagnostic Processes in Youth OCD


Marcia Rabinowits, Psy.D.

Clinical Director - Roger's Behavioral Health, Miami

Presentation: OCD and Major Depressive Disorder: Intrusive Thoughts of Harm, Suicidal Ideation, or Both?


Raul Poulsen, M.D.
Assistant Professor, Chief of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Inpatient Unit, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine

Presentation: Obsessing over Needles in the Haystack: OCD, PANS/PANDAS, & Tics: Clinical Presentation and Differential Diagnosis


*There will also be a networking social for professionals, to be held after the day conference (approximately 4:30pm-7:00pm).



Community Portion: 4:15pm-6:30pm

Will also have a program in the late afternoon geared towards those affected by OCD, their friends/family members, and other supporters of the OCD community.



Registration Information (Early Bird Registration, through 10/9/19)


OCD Awareness Week 2019 Day Conference (Morning Refreshments & Lunch Included)

Professionals: $85, Early Bird: $75

IOCDF Members: $75, Early Bird: $65

FPA Members: $75, Early Bird: $65

Students: $40, Early Bird: $30

Community Portion:

FREE to all community members!


We hope you can join us!

Date and Time

Location

Braman Miller Center

University of Miami

1100 Stanford Drive

Coral Gables, FL 33146

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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