Addictive Behaviors: Excoriation and Trichotillomania Disorders
This interactive webinar will focus on two addictive (BFRBs) body focused repetitive behaviors; one being Excoriation Disorder (compulsive skin-picking) and the other Trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder). This course will examine the difficulties related to treating these two BFRBs as they have high relapse rates, rising prevalence, and generate significant distress for those struggling to alleviate the need to reduce or eliminate the repetitive behaviors. This course will examine each disorder’s diagnostic criteria, explore coexisting mental health disorders, and identify the most updated treatment options and considerations.
- Provide the diagnostic criteria for both Excoriation and Trichotillomania Disorders.
- Discuss how both BFRBs have evolved in the DSM prior to and after 2013.
- Describe and identify some of the key identifying behaviors of each disorder and how not to miss them as a provider.
- Suggest treatment options and explore the modern recovery tools useful in practice.
- Identify the barriers of treatment that exist and discuss how the rates of relapse.
- Provide perspective from a client/patient’s perspective in regards to the level of distress and impairment that each disorder generates and maintains.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, LMFT, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC, ASWB, & NBCC
- Lectures 2
- Quizzes 1
- Duration 2 hours
- Skill level Beginner to Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 1000
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self