“The Dietitian’s Role in Eating Disorder Recovery – Is it All About the Food?” 1 CE Credit Hour Event

 Apr 7, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm |  Philadelphia, PA

About the Presentation:
 
This presentation seeks to clarify the RDs role in the treatment of eating disorders and provide helpful ways of developing a therapeutic relationship with patients. A brief overview of eating disorder diagnoses will be provided, with an emphasis on OSFED and Atypical Anorexia Nervosa (AAN). Medical complications of eating disorders will be identified along with helpful tools for resolving them. Therapeutic techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) will be explained, along with techniques of how to incorporate these helpful modalities in nutrition counseling. 
 
The target audience for this continuing education program is mental health providers, dietitians, medical providers, and educators working with individuals with mental health diagnoses. Materials are appropriate for learners with an introductory level of understanding about mental health concerns.
 
Educational Objectives:
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to…
  • Identify key features of Atypical Anorexia Nervosa (AAN)
  • Describe the main principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
  • List medical complications of Other Specified Feeding and Eating Disorder (OSFED) and AAN

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Location: 
Magiannao's Little Italy 
1201 Filbert St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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