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Evidence-Based Psychological Treatments for Eating Disorders: Children, Adolescents, and Adults (October 2020)

Event Date(s): Oct 5, 2020 - 01:00am to Nov 14, 2020 - 12:59am

This interactive course offers an overview of evidence-based psychological treatments for eating disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. Drs. Kamryn T. Eddy and Jennifer J. Thomas, Co-Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, will serve as the primary faculty for this course. First, Drs. Eddy and Thomas will discuss the key components of a comprehensive eating disorder assessment, including freely available self-report measures of eating disorder psychopathology. Next, Dr. Eddy will present the basic tenets and three phases of family-based treatment (FBT), an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Finally, Dr. Thomas will present the basic tenets and four stages of enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT-E), an evidence-based treatment for adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related presentations. This course is designed for mental health professionals of all experience levels. We use a combination of interactive didactics, reading materials, and video role plays to both teach and demonstrate brief skills that you can easily implement into your own unique practice. Both Drs. Eddy and Thomas will demonstrate FBT and CBT-E skills in action during video role plays. All content and assignments can be completed whenever your schedule allows. Weekly call-in times allow faculty to hear and respond to your questions directly, and the interactive discussion board lets you post your own questions and interact with peers from across the United States and around the world. The course is accessible via desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet. Course materials are available beginning on October 5, 2020, and all online course work must be completed by November 13, 2020.

Available Credits: 10.00 ama 10.00 ancc 10.00 nasw 10.00 participation 10.00 pce Register For This Course

Course Details

This interactive course offers an overview of evidence-based psychological treatments for eating disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. Drs. Kamryn T. Eddy and Jennifer J. Thomas, Co-Director of the Massachusetts General Hospital Eating Disorders Clinical and Research Program, will serve as the primary faculty for this course. First, Drs. Eddy and Thomas will discuss the key components of a comprehensive eating disorder assessment, including freely available self-report measures of eating disorder psychopathology. Next, Dr. Eddy will present the basic tenets and three phases of family-based treatment (FBT), an evidence-based treatment for children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Finally, Dr. Thomas will present the basic tenets and four stages of enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT-E), an evidence-based treatment for adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related presentations.

This course is designed for mental health professionals of all experience levels. We use a combination of interactive didactics, reading materials, and video role plays to both teach and demonstrate brief skills that you can easily implement into your own unique practice. Both Drs. Eddy and Thomas will demonstrate FBT and CBT-E skills in action during video role plays.

All content and assignments can be completed whenever your schedule allows. Weekly call-in times allow faculty to hear and respond to your questions directly, and the interactive discussion board lets you post your own questions and interact with peers from across the United States and around the world. The course is accessible via desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet.

Course materials are available beginning on October 5, 2020, and all online course work must be completed by November 13, 2020.

 

Pricing

Physicians and Doctoral-level Professionals: $395.00
Other Professionals: $295.00

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be issued for cancellation requests made during the first week of the course, but an administrative fee of $25.00 will be deducted from your refund.  Cancellation requests made during the second week will receive a credit toward a future offering of the same course.  No refunds or credits will be granted after October 16, 2020.

Course Summary

Available Credits:10.00 ama 10.00 ancc 10.00 nasw 10.00 participation 10.00 pce
Course Topic:Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Course Format:Online CBT Course
Target Audience:

This program is intended for:

  • Physicians (including primary and specialty care providers, and psychiatrists)
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Licensed mental health professionals
  • Nurses and clinical nurse practitioners
  • Other allied health providers

Some experience with cognitive-behavioral therapy or family therapy very helpful but not necessary.

Event Starts: Oct 5, 2020 - 01:00am
Event Ends: Nov 14, 2020 - 12:59am
Cost: $395.00

Learning Objectives

By the end of this program, participants will be able to:

  • Provide a comprehensive psychological assessment of a patient with an eating disorder using a combination of clinical interview and self-report measures.
  • Discuss a patient’s appropriateness for family-based treatment or enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy.
  • Describe the basic tenets and three phases of family-based treatment for children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
  • Implement family-based treatment for children and adolescents with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa.
  • Describe the four stages of enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy for adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related presentations.
  • Create personalized CBT formulations for specific patients.
  • Implement enhanced cognitive-behavioral therapy for adults with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related presentations.
  • Describe the evidence for CBT-E and FBT in treating anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and related presentations.