Training for Mental Health, Behavioral Health, Addiction Counselors, Social Workers, and Educators wanting to enhance their understanding of Eating Disorders (ED) and to become familiar in recognizing disordered eating patterns in a clinical outpatient setting. Content focuses on practical treatment methods, and co-occurring mental health and substance use issues, to support clients in ALL aspects of their recovery.
After completing this course, participants will:
- Be proficient in the DSM-V diagnostic criteria for 4 eating disorders seen in practice settings.
- Learn 2 methods of addressing Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge Eating Disorder in an outpatient setting
- Be able to identify at 3 co-occurring mental health disorders commonly diagnosed in those living with an eating disorder, including Substance Use Disorder.
- Be able to identify 3-5 Recovery Behaviors and how to support clients in eating recovery maintenance, and sobriety for Dual Diagnosis clients.
- Understand 3-5 symptoms of Relapse Behaviors and how to best support clients in instances of relapse of their ED, and to support instances of relapse of Substance Use Disorder for Dual Diagnosis clients.
- Recognize 2 criteria to determine if referral is needed for higher level of care.
Available Continuing Education: 6 Hours
DMH-Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Therapist
DMH-Mental Health Therapist
MAAP-Mississippi Association of Addiction Professionals
NBCC/LPC-National Board Certified Counselors
Madeleine Shaver, LCSW, MAC