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Online OCD treatment program for young people aged 12 - 18

Therapist-Assisted OCD? Not Me!

Terms and Conditions

1. Disclaimer

The information provided on the homepage for this website (‘OCD? Not Me!’) is intended for information purposes only. This information is not intended to treat or diagnose Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) or any other mental health problem.

Potential participants in the OCD? Not Me! program are required to undergo an online assessment to evaluate whether the program is suitable for their needs. Registering as a health professional to deliver the Therapist-Assisted version of the program does not guarantee you or your client access to the program. In the event that the program is deemed unsuitable for your client’s needs, they will be notified.

Please read the Terms of Use carefully. If you agree to the Terms of Use you may use the services provided by the OCD? Not Me! website. If you do not agree to be bound by the Terms of Use, you may not register for or use the services on this website.

2. Terms of Use

2.1 Services

Services provided on this website (‘OCD? Not Me!’) are provided by Curtin University. They are intended for young people aged 12-18 years who are suffering from OCD, and their families (participants).

The Therapist Manual and Demonstration Videos (“Therapist Resources”) are provided by Curtin University. They are intended for Australian health professionals who are registered with a professional regulatory body and who have prior mental health training. They are not intended as a replacement for mental health training. Registration with the OCD? Not Me! program is not an endorsement of a health professional’s capacity as a mental health clinician and Curtin University and the OCD? Not Me! program take no responsibility for the actions of health professionals registered to deliver the OCD? Not Me! program.  Curtin University retains the right to remove registered health professionals from the OCD? Not Me! program registration at any time.

The Therapist Manual and Demonstration Videos are intended for use by health professionals who have registered with OCD? Not Me! They are not intended to be distributed for use by third parties, and provision of materials is for clinical use only. Items may not be reproduced in any way or used for purposes outside of clinical work with clients.

2.1.1 Assessment and Registration
Registration for Health Professionals

The online registration process provided through OCD? Not Me! is a pre-requisite for health professionals who wish to receive access to the Therapist Resources. Completion of the process does not guarantee access to the Therapist Resources. Health professionals who receive access to the Therapist Resources must register potential clients in the program by asking them to complete the Assessment for Young People.

Assessment for Young People

The online psychological screening assessment provided through OCD? Not Me! is a pre-requisite to obtaining treatment through the program. If the online screening determines that OCD? Not Me! is inappropriate for your client’s current symptoms, you are advised to consider the recommendations provided by OCD? Not Me! to seek alternative assistance. The OCD? Not Me!  screening processhas been developed by expert practitioners to evaluate participant’s suitability for this program. However, this assessment cannot take the place of face-to-face clinical assessment by a mental health professional.

2.1.2 OCD Treatment Program

The OCD? Not Me! program is an 8 week program comprised of evidence-based treatment modules, interactive online activities, and weekly automated feedback. It is provided free of charge to eligible participants.

2.1.3 Compliance and Liability

The services provided by OCD? Not Me! are provided in accordance with Australian laws and health practice standards. Curtin University, and their employees and agents shall accept no liability for any act or omission occurring in reliance on the information on this website and for any consequences of any such act or omission.

2.1.4 Modification or Discontinuance

The OCD? Not Me! service providers reserve the right to modify or discontinue the website or its services at any time without notice to participants, and without any liability. The OCD? Not Me! service providers hold no responsibility or liability for the timeliness, deletion, failure to store, inaccuracy, or improper delivery of any data or information.

2.2. Security and Confidentiality

The OCD? Not Me! website adheres to industry best practices, and stores passwords using the strongest possible encryption. However, as with any internet service, it is not possible for this website to protect users against all possible breaches of internet security. It is participants’ responsibility to ensure that their login details for using this website are kept secure and not shared with any third party.

As a participant you are responsible for all website access using your login details, whether you have authorised this or not. In the event that you become aware your login details have been used without authorisation, you must contact the OCD? Not Me! web personnel at [email protected].

All data collected by the OCD? Not Me! website is kept confidential and is only accessible by the OCD? Not Me! program staff. As a participant, you are responsible for keeping any data you download from the program confidential. Please take precautions to ensure that data you download cannot be accessed by a third party; please also be aware that even deleted files may still be accessed.

2.3 Reporting

Any data collected by the OCD? Not Me! website may be used for the purpose of reporting service outcomes via publication and presentations. Any data used for such purposes will be de-identified, meaning that any data you provide as a participant will not be linked to any data that may identify you.

2.4 Registration and Withdrawal

As a participant you agree to provide truthful information when registering for the services provided by the OCD? Not Me! website and when completing online assessments. You may choose to withdraw from the program at any time, without any negative consequences.

2.5 Conduct

As a participant, you agree to engage with the OCD? Not Me! program in a way that will make the program most beneficial for you. Please be aware that the program may not be of benefit to you if you are in a crisis situation, or are experiencing symptoms that require more specialised or intensive treatment than that provided by OCD? Not Me!, or are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Participation involves completing assessments at pre and post treatment.

2.6 Violation of Terms

The OCD? Not Me! service providers reserve the right to investigate any suspected violations of the Terms of Use at any time.

2.6 Country of Residence

The OCD? Not Me! program is intended for use by Australian residents. The program is linked in with services that are based in Australia, and as such, international residents will not be able to utilize the full functionality of the program. International residents who wish to participate in the program do so on the understanding that they will not be linked in with services in their area.

3. Copyright

All information and materials on this website are protected by copyright. Copyright resides with Curtin University, except where otherwise indicated. Downloading any material or information is permitted solely for personal use. All other rights are reserved. If you wish to request further permission to use material contained on the OCD? Not Me! website, please contact the administration team at: [email protected]

Each time you access this website, you agree to the Terms of Use and the provisions of the disclaimer and copyright notice.