A Great Play &
IOCDF National Conference in San Francisco

Oreo Carrot Danger * Excellent play about a character with OCD – Follow this link to see a video of the play: Oreo Carrot Danger (OCD): a play of rituals. This is possibly the best theatrical/movie/TV representation of OCD that we have seen. We’re working on having a reading of this play at the IOCDF conference in San Francisco next July!!

Annual OCD Conference in San Francisco July 7-9, 2017!!
The conference will be held at: SAN FRANCISCO MARRIOTT MARQUIS, 780 Mission Street, San Francisco July 7 – 9, 2017.

  • Volunteers: We will need a number of volunteers during the conference. Volunteers get free conference registration (but this does NOT cover room, board, and travel expenses). Volunteer application will be available in March. For more information about this year’s volunteer opportunities, please click here: https://www.ocd2017.org/index.cfm?do=cnt.page&pg=3033
  • Scholarships: Thanks to the Riley Sisson Memorial Conference Scholarship Fund, the IOCDF is able to offer a number of conference scholarships to attendees. The Conference Scholarship Program allows for low-income individuals and families to attend the Annual OCD Conference at a discounted rate ($50 registration per person — this does not include travel, accommodation, or meal costs). If you are interested in this opportunity, please click here to learn more. IOCDF will begin accepting applications for the Need-Based Scholarship in April 2017. For more information in the meantime, please e-mail Stephanie Cogen scogen@iocdf.orgWorking with Diversity Scholarship for therapists: The IOCDF is offering a scholarship opportunity for professionals, trainees, and students who are increasing treatment accessibility to minority communities. The intention is give these professionals, trainees, and students the opportunity to learn from the myriad resources of the Annual OCD Conference, which will in turn improve access to treatment for diverse populations the world over. The scholarship will be granted based on a review of answers to application questions and the applicant’s CV. Preference will be given to first-time attendees, full time clinicians, and those working in under-served areas and/or communities. If accepted, scholarship winners will be able to attend the full Annual OCD Conference for $50 if they are IOCDF members, and $75 if not (does not include travel, accommodation, or meal costs). Applications will be accepted for the Working with Diversity Scholarship in April 2017. For more information in the meantime, please e-mail Stephanie Cogen scogen@iocdf.org
  • Conference discussion board: To join in the discussion go to https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/CC-OCF/info