Treating Eating Disorders and Co-Occurring ADHD

Sep 29, 2023 | 9:30am - 11:00am (MDT)
1.5 CE Hours

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In this presentation, we delve into the intricate relationship between eating disorders and co-occurring ADHD, aiming to equip clinicians with insights for effective assessment and treatment. The prevalence of comorbidity between ADHD and eating disorders will be explored. Clinicians will leave understanding shared symptoms, warning signs, assessment challenges, and exploring comprehensive research-backed treatment strategies. This session will help clinicians navigate diagnostic nuances, dispel myths, and emphasize early intervention. Guidance will be provided on treating individuals with a dual diagnosis with comprehensive approaches that address both conditions concurrently. This includes psychoeducation, behavioral interventions, pharmacologic interventions and considerations for environmental influences. 

Educational Objectives

  • Identify the co-occurrence of ADHD and eating disorders, and proficiently recognize common symptoms, warning signs, and indicators.
  • Discuss the consequences on assessment and treatment when dealing with dual diagnosis of ADHD and eating disorders.
  • Describe comprehensive treatment approaches that simultaneously address ADHD and eating disorders, emphasizing the role of environmental influences, the value of collaborative treatment team, and support system.

If you have questions about this event, or need more information, please reach out to Erica Celso at [email protected]

Available Continuing Education Credit

In support of improving patient care, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive 1.5 clinical continuing education credits.

Eating Recovery Center, LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR credentialed practitioners will receive 1.5 continuing professional education units (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

Eating Recovery Center, LLC is approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6815 Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Eating Recovery Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Eating Recovery Center, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Eating Recovery Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Eating Recovery Center, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0232.

This activity was planned by and for the healthcare team, and learners will receive Interprofessional Continuing Education (IPCE) credits for learning and change.

All Eating Recovery Center, LLC sponsored educational activities are presented in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are in need of accommodations, please contact Wendy Foulds Mathes at [email protected].

Eating Recovery Center is accredited through the Joint Commission. This organization seeks to enhance the lives of the persons served in healthcare settings through a consultative accreditation process emphasizing quality, value and optimal outcomes of services.

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