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Free Educational Webinar – “The Use of DBT Skills in the Treatment of Eating Disorders”

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
1pm Mountain Time
The Use of DBT Skills in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Aislinn Burke, LMFT
Outpatient Therapist

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PowerPoint Presentation

CE Information:

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.

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 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.

Center for Change, provider #15417 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #140987. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886558729-3248) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

                

Presentation Description:

DBT skills have shown great efficacy in helping decrease self-injurious, suicidal and other behaviors associated with Borderline Personality Disorder. Preliminary research has shown promising results in adapting these skills to the treatment of eating disorders. The use of mindfulness, emotion regulation, and distress tolerance skills has shown to decrease episodes of binging, purging and restricting. Mindfulness has also shown to decrease restrictive eating, increase overall BMI and flexibility with food.

Training For:

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.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Able to describe the core components and strategies of DBT
  2. Able to list the four modules of DBT
  3. Able to discuss how to implement specific DBT skills in the treatment of eating disorders

Since this is a free event, there is no refund or cancellation policy.


Details

Date:
June 13
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm