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Free OCD Education for Alberta Health Care Providers



The Tourette OCD Alberta Network webinar series for mental health therapists starts Wednesday September 9th from 8:30 to 9:30am.  These free educational webinars are open to any health care provider in Alberta.  Our first five webinars (conducted using Zoom) are on the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.  The Tourette OCD Alberta Network have been approved by the Canadian Psychological Association to offer continuing education, and each webinar is eligible for one hour of continuing education credit. 

Please use the link below to register for our first webinar, Psychoeducation for OCD, by Dr Paul Arnold from Calgary, Alberta.  The objectives of this webinar are to:

  1. Gain knowledge regarding the diagnostic criteria for OCD and be able to describe typical symptoms and course.

  2. Appreciate how OCD is a brain-based, heritable disorder.

  3. Understand treatment options including therapy (Exposure and Response Prevention) and medications.


After registering, you will receive a Zoom link a few days prior to the webinar. 

https://events.ucalgary.ca/cumming/tourette-ocd-alberta-network/#!view/event/event_id/45587

You may sign up for future webinars by going to our website, to the Health Care Professionals calendar of events page:


https://cumming.ucalgary.ca/resource/tourette-ocd/health-care-professionals/health-care-events

Future webinars include:


September 30th: Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD, by Dr Felicity Sapp

October 14th: Developing Exposure and Response Prevention Treatment for OCD, by Dr Felicity Sapp

November 4th: Involving Family Members in Therapy for OCD, by Dr Andrea Bliss

December 9th: Working with Educators and Schools for OCD, by Dr Andrea Bliss


Please do not hesitate to contact us at touretteocdabnetwork@ucalgary.ca if you have questions or require registration assistance.

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Alberta OCD Foundation (aocdf)

8330 82 Ave NW, #68103

Edmonton, Alberta

T6C 4G0​

 OCDalberta@gmail.com

 1 (780) 989-9932