3 Credits / 45 Hours
in-service credit only
Randi B. Miller
All About OCD: A Primer for Teachers
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects approximately one in 200 children. That means that approximately two million children in the U.S. currently have this illness and throughout the course of your career you are likely to have children struggling with this disorder in your classroom. This course will provide participants with the opportunity to learn the difference between obsessions and compulsions, the diagnostic criteria, the tell tale signs of the disorder that may be observed in the classroom, and how to support and accommodate students who may have OCD or OCD tendencies. This course is appropriate for all educators K-12, ELA, Social Studies, Math, Science, ESL, Special Education, Art and Music, Physical Education, School Psychologists, Guidance Counselors ,Social Workers Speech/Language teachers and therapists, OT & PT’s. Common Core Learning Standards are addressed.
ON-LINE (3 Credits / 45 hours) in-service credit only