28 Oct 2020Ended

Being Different Makes a Difference - Eating Disorders Among Diverse Populations


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28 Oct 2020
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Presented by: Paula Edwards-Gayfield, LCMHCS, LPCS, CEDS-S, Assistant Vice President, The Renfrew Center & Robia Smith-Herman, LCSW, Team Leader, .. Read more The Renfrew Center of Radnor. The lack of information regarding diverse populations (i.e. age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, gender identity, disability status) has overwhelmingly affected eating disorders education and treatment. This webinar will identify symptoms of eating disorders using DSM-V criteria and assessment tools (i.e. Current eating disorders research will be reviewed and discussed, and media and literature will be used to highlight symptom presentation within this population. Attendees will explore how to create inclusive environments for diverse populations and identify effective treatments. Biases within the professional community and their impact on recognition, diagnosis and treatment of diverse individuals with eating disorders will be discussed.

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