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FREE Educational Webinar: “What to Expect When You are Expecting: Expecting Mothers with Eating Disorder Concerns”

February 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Wednesday, February 20, 2019
1:00pm Mountain Time
What to Expect When You are Expecting: Expecting Mothers with Eating Disorder Concerns
Presenters: Melissa Taylor, LMFT, CEDS-S, Outpatient Clinical Director, Jennifer Gill, RD, Clinical Nutrition Director, and Michelle Smith, MSN, APRN, NP-C

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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, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #145757. 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 # 886558729-8922) for 1 continuing education contact 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:

This workshop highlights the research on pregnancy and eating disorders. It will discuss the risks to mother and baby if a mother engaged in her eating disorder while pregnant and implications post-delivery for the child. It will also review research about nutritional concerns and attachment between mother and baby post pregnancy. Finally, it will review interventions that can help patients remain focused on recovery while pregnant and post-delivery. These interventions will focus on the areas of fertility, body image, dietary, and attachment.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to list emotional and physical risks clients face while pregnant while struggling with an eating disorder.
  2. Participants will be able to describe risks to the baby both in utero and after delivery when the mother has an eating disorder.
  3. Participants will be able to explain clinical interventions to assist patient with fertility, body image concerns, dieting, and attachment during and after pregnancy.

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.


February 20, 2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm