Live Virtual Workshops

Eating Disorders

From Image to Illness

This is a live virtual event using Zoom, an online meeting platform. Please check your system requirements prior to registering.
January 16, 2023
(09:00 AM - 04:00 PM CT )
$279.00 (regular rate) + tax
Location: Online Virtual
*(early rate expires 27-12-22 )
6
Continuing Education
Credit Hours (CEC)

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Eating Disorders - From Image to Illness

Early rate expires 12/27/2022

Live Virtual Workshops January 16, 2023 9:00AM-4:00PM CST
Quantity: 1 $ 249.00
Attendee 1 Information
Eating disorders can range from problematic tendencies like excessive dieting to a mental health diagnosis such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, or binge-eating disorder. Helpers may struggle with knowing how to best respond to this complex issue and may react with frustration, fear, or helplessness. This workshop examines the symptoms, contributing factors, and the experience of living with an eating disorder. Participants will be challenged to check their assumptions and to fully address the function disordered eating plays in a person’s life. The focus of the training then shifts to possible treatment options and practical strategies for supporting individuals struggling with disordered eating.

Learning Objectives

  • Define common eating disorders, their symptoms, and consequences
  • Recognize the factors that may contribute to disordered eating
  • Identify preventative strategies and treatment options for disordered eating
  • List a variety of strategies for working with individuals with disordered eating
  • Describe the impact of an eating disorder on the family and their role in the process of change

*Please allow only the registered individual(s) to view webinar materials

Method of Delivery

Presentation, video, case study exercises, personal reflection, delivered electronically.

Some of the Topics Included

  • The Eating and Body Image Continuum
  • When is Eating Disordered?
  • Understanding Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, and Binge-Eating Disorder
  • Considerations Around Compulsive Exercise
  • Eating Disorders Among Specific Populations
  • What Causes an Eating Disorder?
  • The Problem with Diets
  • Warning Signs of Disordered Eating
  • The Process of Recovery
  • Eating Disorder Treatment Settings
  • Individual, Group, and Family Counselling
  • Mindfulness Strategies
  • Working to Normalize Eating
  • Coping and Cognitive Strategies
  • Managing Setbacks
  • How Families Can Help

Target Audience

This is an intermediate level workshop intended for social service and health care professionals, counsellors, social workers, school personnel, parents, and anyone seeking a better understanding of disordered eating and how to help those who are struggling.

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Trainer: Kimberly Enns

MSW, RSW

Kimberly is a Registered Social Worker, holding a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Her professional experience includes clinical case management, counselling and group facilitation in the child welfare system for high-needs children and youth, as well as in community-based programs for those who struggle with eating disorders and for individuals with intellectual disabilities in conflict with the law. In addition to her work with CTRI, Kimberly maintains a private counselling practice for individuals, couples, and families, specializing in the areas of trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, self-injury behaviour, and disordered eating and body image. Her therapeutic approach is one of warmth and collaboration, recognizing that people are resilient, have inherent wisdom about their lives, and are hardwired for connection with others. Constantly pursuing her own growth as a therapist, Kimberly believes that helpers are energized by fresh ideas and approaches. She draws on her experience in the field and passion for these issues to provide energetic, enlightening, and interactive presentations. Read blogs written by Kimberly here.

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