Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Awareness Diploma

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What Will You Learn?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a very common, chronic and an enduring disorder in which a person has irrepressible and recurring thoughts or obsessions and behaviours that they feel compelled to repeat.

From cleanliness and evenness, through to obsessive perfection and constant checking, the course defines OCD as a neurological brain disorder and delves into greater depth on how the brain activity is changed when OCD sets in.

From the concept of compulsions, the course details the various forms of compulsions, the development cycle of OCD and elaborates on how OCD develops into a vicious cycle of thought repressions and compulsions and how people with OCD get stuck in that cycle. The course goes into how OCD can be managed better and what we can do in day-to-day life to make the disorder more manageable.

A section is dedicated to the effects of OCD on children, as most occurrences of the disease start from an early age, and how a child with OCD can be helped with the different types of cognitive and behavioural therapies to improve their condition.

The fact that the person suffers occurrences often knows that his or her behaviour is abnormal and hence tries to contain it makes it sometimes difficult to diagnose. This often creates anxiety within the sufferer since it does not feel natural to the person. The course suggests possible treatments using various techniques and the limitations of each of these as well as cognitive therapy to help effectively confront the thoughts rather than suppressing them.

Finally, the last module moves towards how you can help your family and the wider society with the insight you have gained in the topic. It provides ways to spread awareness about the disease along with prevention techniques and methods. It also gives general tips on how to handle friends and family suffering from OCD so as to keep them from harming themselves and others surrounding them, as well as offering helpful supporting groups and charities for sufferers.

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?
  • Part 2: Obsession
  • Part 3: The OCD Cycle
  • Part 4: OCD Spectrum Disorders
  • Part 5: Summary
  • Module 1 Assessment
  • Part 1: Different Forms of OCD
  • Part 2: General Signs and Symptoms
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 2 Assessment
  • Part 1: Causes of OCD
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 3 Assessment
  • Part 1: Children Suffering From OCD
  • Part 2: Causes Of OCD In Children
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 4 Assessment
  • Part 1: The Effects of OCD
  • Part 2: Personal Accounts
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 5 Assessment
  • Part 1: How is OCD Diagnosed?
  • Part 2: Summary
  • Module 6 Assessment
  • Part 1: Seeking Professional Help
  • Part 2: Medication
  • Part 3: Self Help
  • Part 4: Summary
  • Module 7 Assessment
  • Part 1: Helping Others With OCD
  • Part 2: Refusing Treatment
  • Part 3: Summary
  • Module 8 Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

The Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Awareness Diploma Course has been created for those who may have (or think they may have) the condition, know someone else who has it or work in a therapeutic role with those who do.

From the course, you will gain a deeper understanding of OCD, its causes, signs and symptoms, what it’s like to live with, and the diagnosis and treatment process. With this information, you’ll become more familiar with the condition and will be in a better position to support yourself or others.

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The Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Awareness Diploma will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £15).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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