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FREE Educational Webinar: “Recognizing and Treating Underserved Eating Disorder Populations: US Military, Food Insecure, Hispanic, Elderly and Disabled”
February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
Noon Mountain Time
Recognizing and Treating Underserved Eating Disorder Population: US Military, Food Insecure, Hispanic, Elderly, and Disabled
Susan C. Mengden, PhD, CEDS-S
CEO & Clinical Director at Esperanza ED Center
Center for Change has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6766. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Change is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Center for Change, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #160070. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.
This course has been approved by Center for Change, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #123302, Center for Change is responsible for all aspects of their programming.
This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886558729-3276) for 1 continuing education contact hours.
AADE recognizes NASW, APA, and CDR as continuing education providers on the NCBDE list of recognized approved providers. The continuing education must be applicable to diabetes. Participants are responsible for contacting their respective state and discipline licensing boards to confirm acceptance of CE hours.
Center for Change is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Change maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Description of Presentation:
There are several unique underserved population subsets, each with their own eating disorder pathologies and treatment obstacles. This presentation will review current eating disorder research available for each population, identify eating disorder risk factors for each and review treatment resources and obstacles to those resources for each population.
Based on the content of the workshop participants will be able to:
- Discuss current research findings on Eating Disorders in the US Military and Veterans
- Discuss prevalence rates of eating disorders and treatment concerns in the Hispanic/Latino population
- List risk factor for eating disorders in the elderly and disabled populations
Staff of Hospitals, Medical Centers, Mental Health Clinics, General Medicine Physicians, Psychiatrists, APRN’s, Psychologists, Counselors, Dietitians, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Technicians for all levels including introductory to advanced