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Key: The number in parentheses is the session number; the C denotes a clinical session.

Thursday, March 24

  • Improved Patient Care Through Lawsuit Protection and Prevention (237C)

Friday, March 25

  • Ethics & ERP (210C)
  • Breaking Down the Experiential Aspects of BDD -- A Clearer Understanding for Consumers and Professionals (232C)
  • Education of Trainees and Graduates on Evidence-Based Care for Patients With Anxiety Disorders (234C)
  • Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD Is Acceptance: Towards a Reconciliation Between CBT and ACT (236C)
  • Look Up! What Is Happening in Anxiety Disorders Across Canada (239C)
  • The Use of Behavioral Strategies to Increase Treatment Adherence and Achieve Optimal Outcomes for Individuals With Anxiety Disorders Across the Lifespan (243C)
  • Recognizing and Treating Complicated Grief (271C) Read the related article Complicated grief and related bereavement issues for DSM-5 in the February issue of Depression and Anxiety
  • Effective Mentoring: Balancing Guidance, Ethics, and the Best Interests and Professional Development of Graduate Students (299C)

Saturday, March 26

  • Management of Complicated Anxiety Disorders (181C)
  • Making Informed Decisions Regarding Specific Treatment Techniques (183C)
  • When ERP Goes Bad: Increasing Response to Treatment in Difficult to Treat OCD Cases (229C)
  • Clinical Roadblocks in PTSD Treatment: Sleep, Pain, and Substance Abuse (233C)
  • ERP Practice Challenges: Roundtable Discussion With Clinicians (235C)
  • Innovative Applications of CBT With ERP: Atypical Anxiety Presentations (238C)
  • Understanding Geriatric Anxiety: A Case-Based Discussion (244C)
  • Understanding SSDI and Medical Evidence -- The Role of the Health Care Practitioner (245C)
  • How to Manage and Motivate Oppositional Adolescents to Do Exposure Therapy (296C)

Sunday, March 27  

  • Understanding and Enhancing Self-Compassion and Values in OCD Treatment: How to Help Both Clients and Caregivers (182C)
  • Recent Advances in the Assessment of Child and Adult Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (231C)