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DNA-V for Avoidance I

Starts 9/9, Fridays 1-2PM EST, CEs for Psychologists and BCBAs

  • Ended
  • 300 US dollars
  • Online Session

Service Description

DNA-V I is a 6-session, live, online, didactic course is for clinicians who wish to use ACT with emphasis on exposure and response prevention for youngsters with OCD and anxiety disorders. It is based on the developmental model of ACT developed by Louise Hayes and Joseph Ciarrocchi (see The Thriving Adolescent, New Harbinger, 2015). *SEE BELOW FOR PACKAGE AND STUDENT DISCOUNTS* Presenter: Dr. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist with 20 years of experience working with young people with anxiety and OCD. She is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, is the Executive Director of NECOA Boston, a member of the Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board, and is on the Faculty of the Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF). She has written many articles, chapters, and books on ACT with children, adolescents, and parents. Course Dates: 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14 Course Overview: • Session 1. Overview of the DNA-V Model and applications to ERP • Session 2. OCD and Anxiety in Childhood and Adolescence • Session 3. DNA-V as an Assessment Tool • Session 4: Creating a Flexible Self & Shaping Choice • Session 5: Values-Based Exposure • Session 6: Troubleshooting, Generalization & Maintenance Educational Objectives: After the completion of DNA-V I, participants will be able to 1. Describe the DNA-V Model and how it applies to ERP 2. Describe efficacy and use of exposure and response prevention 3. Conceptualize avoidance-based disorders 4. Conceptualize cases using the DNA-V model 5. Assess for skills deficits in psychological flexibility 6. Use the DNA-V “Comfort Zone” model to shape choice 7. Use the DNA-V “Comfort Zone” model to construct an exposure menu 8. Describe how to support young people in values-based exposures 9. Facilitate client willingness and choice 10. Describe obstacles to generalization and maintenance of gains Intended Audience: Beginning and Intermediate-level clinicians Cost: $300; There is an extra $15 fee for CEs. Scholarships or reduced fees are available for practitioners who belong to or serve marginalized communities. *If you register for both DNA-V I and DNA-V II at the same time, we offer a 10% discount on each (CODE: IWANTBOTH). If you are a student actively enrolled in graduate school or internship, we offer a 50% discount (CODE: STUDENT).

Contact Details


NECOA Irish Midlands Clinic Fostersfields, County Meath, C15 A9P3, Ireland

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