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October 12, 2022 | 7pm EST
El Poder de las Palabras (The Power of Words)
Esta presentación discutirá los valores en la cultural Latinx incluyendo la influencia de alimentos, lenguaje y apariencia física que influyen nuestra imagén corporal. (This presentation will discuss values within the Latinx culture – including food, language, and physical appearance – that influence our relationship with our body image.)
October 21, 2022 | 10:00 -11:30 am
Beyond Picky Eating: Transdisciplinary Treatment Strategies for Treating Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder
Avoidant Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID) often begins in early childhood with potential to derail growth, physical and social development. One of the newer diagnoses in the DSM-5, ARFID has presented providers with diagnostic and treatment dilemmas. This presentation will walk through foundational tenants of ARFID care using a multi-disciplinary lens. Participants will be presented real life treatment paradigms to illustrate novel strategies for supporting ARFID patients across a spectrum of ages, medical complexity, social impairment and nutrition deficits.
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September 29, 2022
What Kinds of Psychiatric Illness Co-Occur with Eating Disorders?
Although it can happen, most mental health disorders don’t happen by themselves. There are usually one or more other disorders occurring at the same time, in a phenomenon known as a dual diagnosis.
September 27, 2022
Will College and Outpatient Recovery Work for Me?
Are you wondering if it’s possible to balance both school and outpatient treatment? The answer is yes! While college can be stressful, you don’t need to give up on getting the care that you need for your eating disorder.
September 22, 2022
Using Biofeedback to Treat Eating Disorders
Biofeedback is a tool used to practice self-regulation and can help improve anxiety, stress, sleep, mood, and more.