Operationalised Psychodynamic Diagnostic (OPD-CA)

Online Event

The Operationalized Psychodynamic Diagnostic (OPD) has proven to be an important tool in diagnostics, therapy and research. The OPD-CA enables to make even more precise diagnosis. The basic course first offers a theoretical introduction to the development of the OPD-CA and to the individual axes. Using videos, the relationship patterns, psychic structure, intrapsychic conflicts and treatment prerequisites are assessed in small groups and then discussed in the large group.


It is advisable to purchase the following book:


OPD-CA-2 Operationalized Psychodynamic Diagnosis in Childhood and Adolescence, Theoretical Basis and User Manual (published by OPD Task Force, Franz Resch, Georg Romer, Klaus Schmeck, Inge Seiffge-Krenke). publishing house: Hogrefe
ISBN: 9780889374898

Target Audience

The block seminar is aimed at practicing and inpatient psychotherapists such as child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychiatrists, psychological psychotherapists, child and adolescent psychotherapists, psychologists, trainees and psychology students.


Dates and program

Attention: The training will take place online!

Friday, 26.01.2024 from 14:00 to 19:00

  • Introduction and presentation of the different axes
  • Case studies (video)
  • Work on the different axes in small groups and in the large group


Saturday, 27.01.2024 from 09:00 to 16:00

  • Work on the different axes in small groups and in the large group.


The maximum number of participants is 20.

Participants will receive a certificate issued by OPD-KJ Association.

Until the end of the 14th day before the start of the event, participation can be canceled by sending an informal e-mail to forbildung(at)ipu-berlin.de. In this case the fee will be refunded without deduction. After this date, cancellation is no longer possible.

Participation fees

Standard participation fee: 250€

Candidates, students of other universities and alumnis: 190€

Students of the IPU: 140€


Please register by January 7, 2024 using the form below:

Registration Form

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the following e-mail address: fortbildung(at)ipu-berlin.de

Cancellation must be made in writing by the end of the 14th day before the start of the event. Until then, you can cancel your participation free of charge and receive a full refund of the participation fees you have already paid. After the end of the 14th day, a refund is excluded. However, you may nominate a substitute person with the required qualifications to take your place.

We look forward to your participation!