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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Subject categories: General Health and Social Care, Mental Health

Course overview

This course has been developed to improve the understanding of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, the individual’s experience of living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and how to support someone who has a diagnosis. The course will also challenge the myths and stereotypes surrounding the condition. 

This course is aimed at anyone working with or supporting individuals who have a diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
This course is delivered using a range of methods and resources including:
Group discussions, small group activities, case studies, scenarios and film: A day in the life of OCD
This course has been developed and mapped to:
The Government document - No Health without Mental Health
Skills for Care - The Common Core Principles to support good mental health and wellbeing in adult social care

and the following QCF unit:
Understand Mental Health Problems

Course content

What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
Obsessions and Compulsions
The causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Understanding Anxiety
The types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Who is affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
Treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Learning outcomes

Explain what is meant by the term Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
List the causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 
Describe the impact of anxiety on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
List the different types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Explain the different treatment options available 


3 hours

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