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Binge Eating Disorders

A presentation to understand Binge Eating Disorder and how it is different from any other eating disorder. The information will provide real-world examples of people who are affected by BED and what to do when you or someone you love has this damaging disorder.

Date & Time: January 23, 2018, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

Presenter: Ashley Gilmore, LCSW Therapist / Texas Health Behavioral

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    Dieting vs. Disordered: When Watching What You Eat Goes Too Far

    It seems like we hear about a new diet every day, and most of us have tried a diet at one time or another. While some are successful and others decide it’s not worth the effort, often diets can go too far. In this webinar we will discuss reasons for dieting, the risks and benefits that come with dieting, and how to recognize when dieting turns disordered.

    Date & Time: October 24, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

    Presenter: Rachael McBride Registered and Licensed Dietician

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    The Role of Nutrition Therapy and Education in the Recovery Process

    Have you ever wondered about the role of a registered dietician in eating disorder recovery? Dietitians are a crucial part of the journey toward a healthier relationship with food. In this presentation, we will talk about the goals and phases of nutrition therapy, from stabilization and restoration all the way to intuitive eating.

    Date & Time: September 26, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

    Presenter: Ashlee Benson, MS, RD, LD/N, Clinical Director / Canopy Cover Eating Disorder Treatment Center

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    Eating Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes (ED-DMT1): Diagnosis, Prevention, and Treatment

    This presentation is an overview of Eating Disorders and Type 1 Diabetes (ED-DMT1). Allison Marek, LCSW, CDWF will help us to understand the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of people who are living with Eating Disorder while managing Type 1 Diabetes.

    Date &Time: August 22, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

    Presenter: Allison Marek, LCSW, CDWF, Program Director / Center for Discovery (Houston)

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    Fun In the Sun: ED Summer Support Tips for Surviving Swimsuit Season

    How can we support loved ones with eating disorders during stressful times, like swimsuit season? Join us as Delisa Deutsch, reminds us of ways to cope with stress. She will review the basic tenants of Dialectical Behavior Therapy that can help loved ones navigate transitions such as vacations and returning to work and school.

    Date &Time: July 25, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

    Presenter: Delisa Deutsch, LPC-S, CEDS, Therapist / Apple Counseling

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Cutting Edge Eating Disorder Treatment

    This presentation is an overview of the most common eating disorder diagnoses and the treatment that is available. A brief description of the diagnosis and the symptoms, along with information about the various levels of care and effective treatment approaches.

    Date &Time: June 27, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST

    Presenter: Meg Stradley, LMFT, Program Director / The Bella Vita

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    "Why don't you just eat normally?" - Why Brains Get So Stuck in Eating Disorders

    Loved ones struggle to understand the thoughts and behaviors of those dealing with an eating disorder. Is it possible that their brains work differently? This presentation will help you understand why it’s difficult for those with eating disorders to change their thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

    Date & Time: May 23, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Dr. Michael Rollin, Medical Director / ED Care

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    What does treatment look like for individuals suffering from an eating disorder?  This presentation will break down the types of treatment and when each might be appropriate for you or your loved one. 
    Family Based Treatment for Eating Disorders

    What is the Maudsley Approach to Eating Disorder Treatment?  How does Family Based Treatment really work?  These questions and more will be answered by Amy Kayda, LPC on April 25th. 

    Date & Time: April 25, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Amy Kayda, LPC, Therapist / Atlantic Health System at Overlook Medical Center

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    What does treatment look like for individuals suffering from an eating disorder?  This presentation will break down the types of treatment and when each might be appropriate for you or your loved one. 
    Goodbye ED, Hello Me® - From Recovery to Liberation

    This webinar will provide concrete tools for navigating your own recovery, supporting a loved one through the recovery journey, and a firsthand account of connecting with a fulfilled life in the wake of the treacherous illness. All in all, as Jenni says, “We recover from our eating disorders in order to recover our lives."

    Date & Time: March 28, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Jenni Schaefer, National Recovery Advocate / Eating Recovery Center Family Institute

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    What does treatment look like for individuals suffering from an eating disorder?  This presentation will break down the types of treatment and when each might be appropriate for you or your loved one.  
    Family Dynamics

    This workshop is designed to provide information concerning the impact of eating disorders on the family system. Additionally, the presentation will deal with the healing process for family members.

    Date & Time: February 28, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Bobbie Hayes, LMHC, CAP, Clinical Director / Milestones in Recovery

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    What does treatment look like for individuals suffering from an eating disorder?  This presentation will break down the types of treatment and when each might be appropriate for you or your loved one.  
    Intuitive Eating

    In this presentation we will explore the idea of Intuitive Eating and its role in rediscovering a healthy relationship with food. We will give an overview of the concepts within intuitive eating as well as some practical tips for beginning the intuitive eating journey.

    Date & Time: January 24, 2017, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Jodi McKee, LPC-S, ATR-BC and Allison Oaks, LPC, RD, LDN, CIEC, Eating Disorder Care Managers / Cigna

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    What does treatment look like for individuals suffering from an eating disorder?  This presentation will break down the types of treatment and when each might be appropriate for you or your loved one.  
    The Eating Disorder Treatment Experience

    What does treatment look like for individuals suffering from an eating disorder?  This presentation will break down the types of treatment and when each might be appropriate for you or your loved one.

    Date & Time: October 25, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Kimberli McCallum, MD, FAPA, CEDS, Founder / McCallum Place

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    Guidelines for Parents

    This presentation will guide parents who suspect their child may be struggling with an Eating Disorder.  It will address Frequently Asked Questions such as: What do I do if my child is struggling in treatment?

    Date & Time: September 27, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Moreen Rubin MA, LMFT, PSYD, Clinical Director, Monte Nido and affiliates

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    The Importance of Family Involvement and Family Meals

    Join therapist Georgia Meyers and Registered Dietitian Maureen Gately from Center for Discovery's Virginia Residential Treatment Center to learn more about the factors that lead to the development of an eating disorder, including parental messages/attitudes, how to spot the warning signs of eating disordered behaviors in your loved one and gain an understanding of the importance of family involvement and family meals at home in the recovery process.

    Date & Time: August 23, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Georgia Meyers, LPC, M.A.Ed. And Maureen Gately, RD, LDN-Clinical Supervisor & Registered Dietician Center for Discovery

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    Eating Disorders 101: Removing the Shame and Stigma to Move Toward Recovery

    Understanding eating disorders and treatment is an initial step toward recovery – but what do we need in order to thrive in life and sustain recovery? Jennifer will discuss strategies to remove barriers to recovery, and how to live wholehearted, connected lives. As a Certified Daring WayTM Facilitator-Candidate, Jennifer will discuss The Daring Way™ method, which is based on the research of Dr. Brené Brown, author of the #1 New York Times bestselling book, Daring Greatly.

    Date & Time: July 26, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Jennifer Lombardi, MFT, CEDS, CDWTMF-C - National Speaker and Recovery Ambassador / Eating Recovery Center

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    Digital Identity: Understanding Body Image and Eating Disorders in a Virtual World

    Understanding the role of digital media in the formation of youthful identities is extremely important when working with adolescents and young adults with eating disorders.  The growth of the Pro Ana/Pro Mia movements on the internet has coincided with more individuals claiming their eating disorder as their identity.  This workshop will explore these movements, trends and influences.   A treatment approach will be presented to assist parents and professionals to best respond to this growing trend.

    Date & Time: June 28, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Dena Cabrera, PsyD, CEDS, Executive Clinical Director, Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders 

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Exercise: Addiction or Healthy Lifestyle Choice

    In this presentation, participants will learn the definition of addiction and how to identify exercise addiction. The presenter will explain the difference between excessive exercise and healthy lifestyle exercise and will look at the relationship between excessive exercise, eating disorders, and other co-occurring disorders. Participants will be given strategies to use health-focused exercise.

    Date & Time: May 24, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Kim Dennis, MD, Medical Director and CEO, Timberline Knolls 

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    It's Not Just About Food: Understanding Eating Disorders and Emotions

    Clinicians and researchers in the field of Eating Disorders have long been aware that there is more to the story in understanding and treating eating disorders than mere concerns about food, weight and shape. Decades of research in emotion science point to strong evidence that eating disorders often develop, and are maintained, due to an individual's difficulties with accepting and tolerating difficult emotions. This presentation will discuss the connection between emotions and behavior and will provide practical tools to assist with building tolerance and resiliency to difficult, yet inevitable, emotional experiences.

    Date & Time: April 26, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Melanie Smith, LMHC, Program and Training Manager, The Renfrew Center 

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    Eating Disorders 101

    This presentation will educate viewers on the different eating disorders that exist. Signs and symptoms and how to confront someone you know who may have an eating disorder will be discussed. At the end of the presentation viewers should be able to distinguish between different eating disorders and where to go for help if one is suspected.

    Date & Time: March 22, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Rebekah Doweyko, LPC, Program Director, Walden Behavioral Care 

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    Eating Disorders: A Growing Problem

    Decades ago, eating disorders predominantly affected affluent, Caucasian, adolescent girls. Currently, eating disorders diagnoses and symptoms span all races, all socioeconomic groups, and both men and women. In this presentation, we will discuss why this problem continues to grow. Whether your loved one is an 8-year-old girl, an adolescent boy, or a 65-year-old woman, we will discuss signs, symptoms, and red flags that indicate your loved one may need help.

    Date & Time: February 23, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Cathy Lane, BA, Clinical Outreach Coordinator, and Maggie Moran, LCSW, Primary Therapist, Center for Eating Disorders Care at University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro

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    The ART of Binge Eating Disorder: Assessment, Risks and Treatment

    This presentation will review a diagnosis new to the Diagnostic Statistical Manual: Binge Eating Disorder. You'll hear about how Binge Eating Disorder is assessed, how it is different from other eating disorders, and the risk factors for developing it. Most importantly, you'll take away the current evidence-based treatments for this disorder.

    Date & Time: January 26, 2016, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Lisa M. Groesz, Ph.D., Clinical Director, Castlewood Treatment Centers

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Supporting Friends and Family in Eating Disorder Treatment

    The Emily Program believes involvement of the family and friends is crucial to recovery. We know that families do not cause eating disorders and watching a loved one struggle with an eating disorder causes pain, fear, anxiety, frustration and disruption in the lives of a loved one: partner, spouse, mother, father, stepparents, siblings, children, in-laws, extended family members, friends, and others.  In this session, we will explore a basic level of understanding of the multidimensional nature of eating disorder development and maintenance, challenges related to recovery, and how friends, family and spouses are essential advocates for those who struggle and need appropriate support as well.

    Date & Time: October 27, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Krista Crotty, C.E.D.S, L.M.F.T., Psy.D., Senior Director, Northwest Region, The Emily Program Foundation

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    Treating Eating Disorders in the Pre-Adolescent Population

    In this seminar, we will explain the physical and psychological red flags of an eating disorder in pre-adolescents. Therapeutic approaches that best work with a younger population will be explored as well as the importance of working with a treatment team of professionals. Parents will learn how to best support their young child with their eating disorder without causing power struggles.

    Date & Time: September 22, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Juli Agajanian, LMFT, CEDS, Regional Director and National Trainer, Center for Discovery; Julia Cassidy, MS, RD, CEDRD, Director of Dietary Services, Center for Discovery

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Family Therapy in Eating Disorders Treatment

    In this presentation, the differences between general family therapy and family-focused eating disorder treatment will be discussed. Approaches and interventions that convey trust in parents and increase parent confidence will be described. Strategies for supporting healthy hierarchical family structure will also be addressed. Additionally, the importance of acceptance, humility, hope and compassion in family therapy will be discussed. There will be time for questions from attendees at the conclusion of the presentation.

    Date & Time: August 25, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Lisa Geraud, LMFT, RD, Executive Clinical Director, Eating Recovery Center of Washington

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorder Recovery: What Does It Really Look Like?

    The ultimate goal for all clients struggling from an eating disorder is to be set free one day from the bondage of the disorder. However, the process and the journey getting there can be long and hard. Understanding what recovery really looks like and being able to set realistic expectations can be the key to the client's and their family's success story!

    Date & Time: July 28, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Rebecca E. Taylor, MS, NCC, Assistant Clinical Director and UR Manager, Fairhaven Treatment Center

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    Breaking Free: Understanding Eating Disorders and Trauma

    This presentation explores the development of an eating disorder as a means of coping with trauma. Learn what trauma is and be able to identify the most common types of trauma in women with eating disorders. Understand how to prioritize treatment goals and learn best practices for healing from trauma and eating disorders.

    Date & Time: June 23, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Rebecca Berman, LCSW-C, CEDS, MLSP, Clinical Supervisor, The Renfrew Center of Bethesda

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    Stress and Eating Dysregulation: How Stress Gets Under the Skin

    This talk first explores eating disorder symptoms, with an emphasis on how some symptoms may not be visible. Then factors that drive disordered eating behavior are discussed, with an emphasis on the role of stress. The objectives of this talk are for you to better understand the mechanisms of the stress response and how you can help your loved one manage stress and stress-related eating.

    Date & Time: May 26, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Lisa Groesz, Ph.D., Private Practice

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    Cracking the Code: Understanding the Hidden Language of Eating Disorders

    Often, one of the most frustrating things for families, friends and even the person struggling with an eating disorder is knowing that what they are doing is not healthy, yet the illness on some level “works” for the individual.  This lecture provides attendees a basic understanding of what an eating disorder is and how it functions for those struggling with it.  Participants will learn about some basic tools to help them approach and support their loved one.

    Date & Time: April 28, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EDT

    Presenter: Christina Bokenkamp Hruby, LPC, Owner and Sole Practitioner, Vitality Counseling, LLC

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

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    From Structure Comes Freedom: Working with a Meal Plan in Recovery

    One aspect of eating disorder recovery is reexamining and learning a new way of relating to food, eating behaviors, and weight. This presentation discusses how using a meal plan in recovery can serve as tool on the journey towards balance and connection with our body. 

    Date & Time: March 24, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Anastasia Nevin, MS, RD, RYT, Registered Dietitian in Private Practice

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

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    Eating Disorders in Midlife Women

    Eating disorders are often thought of as an adolescent issue; however they affect people of all ages.  In this presentation, Dr. Seda Ebrahimi will discuss topics that relate to eating disorders among the midlife female population.

    Date & Time: Feburary 24, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Seda Ebrahimi, Ph.D., Founder and Director, Cambridge Eating Disorder Center

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    What's Brain Chemistry Got to Do With It?

    The purpose of this seminar is to better your understanding of the role brain chemistry plays with each type of eating disorder. We will also explore the addictive as well as psychological nature of these disorders. Finally, a brief discussion of different ways to treat an eating disorder will offer some options to those seeking help.

    Date & Time: January 27, 2015, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Marty Learner, PhD, Executive Director / Milestones in Recovery

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Recognizing the Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

    There are many serious medical issues that at times, can be associated with anorexia nervosa and bulimia, and the issues may stand in the way of an individual being able to recover from their eating disorder. In this presentation, Dr. Anna Vinter will talk about some of the common medical complications of eating disorders and explain about what we know about the most effective ways to treat these issues.

    Date & Time: October 28, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Anna Vinter, MD, Medical Director and Psychiatrist at Eating Recovery Center of California

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Treatment for Eating and Mood/Anxiety Disorders: How to Gain a Life Worth Living

    The prevalence of eating, mood, and anxiety disorders is more common than many assume.  This presentation discusses ways to treat both sets of disorders and common issues that our patients suffer from, such as, substance abuse, trauma, and anxiety.  After this presentation, you will know more about Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, mindfulness-based treatments, anxiety disorders, Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy, trauma, and substance abuse.

    Date & Time: September 23, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Lara Schuster Effland, LCSW, Director of the Mood and Anxiety Program at Insight

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders and College Students: Making Peace with the Freshman 15

    The rates of eating disorders among college students are estimated at 10-20% for women, and 4-10% for men. Learn why students today are at increased risk for developing eating disorders, and how you can better help yourself or your family member prevent the development of an eating disorder or manage recovery on campus.

    Date & Time: August 26, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Sarah Chipps, PsyD Lead Therapist at Eating Disorder Treatment of NY

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    Selective Eating: The Role of Sensory Sensitivity, Gut Feelings, and Disgust

    In this presentation, Dr. Nancy Zucker will share information on the “who, what, when, and why” of Selective Eating. She will discuss current research and treatment strategies to assist parents and individuals who struggle with selective eating.

    Date & Time: July 22, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Nancy Zucker, Ph.D., Director at Duke Center for Eating Disorders

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    Helping Someone with an Eating Disorder

    In this presentation, Allison Walford, Family Therapist at Eating Recovery Center, will provide practical tools to create a recovery-focused environment to help someone with an eating disorder. She will discuss ways in which family members, friends and treatment professionals can be partners in recovery including being present, asking the right questions, opening up, embracing acceptance and supporting committed action toward one's values.

    Date & Time: June 24, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Allison Walford, MS. LPC, CACII, Family Therapist at Eating Recovery Center

    U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders and Adolescents

    Do you ever wonder if your adolescent is struggling with an eating disorder? Is it “bad enough”? What help is available for adolescents with eating disorders? How can you support an adolescent during their eating disorder treatment? These questions and more will be answered during Eating Disorders and Adolescents.

    Date & Time: May 27, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Jillian Lampert, PhD, RD, LD, MPH, FAED, Senior Director at The Emily Program

    Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Passcode: 157474


    Our Eyes are Broken: Eating Disorders and Body Image in the Public Eye

    This presentation will discuss body image in the public eye and how it contributes to eating disorder behaviors. Specifically, Dr. Dennis will examine the impact of media, culture and the digital age on shaping how we see ourselves and our bodies.

    Date & Time: April 22, 2014,  1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Kim Dennis, MD CEO and Medical Director at Timberline Knolls

    Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders and OCD: A Clinical Perspective

    Once thought of as needing two separate treatment approaches, eating disorders and obsessive compulsive disorders can actually be treated together through a joint approach. This webinar will summarize the relationship between OCD and eating disorders, while discussing treatment strategies.

    Date & Time: March 25, 2014, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Theodore E. Weltzin, MD, FAED, FAPA  Medical Director of Eating Disorder Services, Rogers Memorial Hospital

    Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders in Athletes

    In this presentation, we will be looking at the common characteristics found in both athletes and people with eating disorders. We will review similarities and support systems around the athlete.

    Date & Time: February 25, 2014,  1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Robin Boggs Choquette, Psy. D., L.C.P.C. and Jackie Rhew, M.A., LPC., C.A.D.C, Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health System

    Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840  U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534  Passcode: 157474

    Dying to be Thin: An Introduction in Nutrition and Eating Disorders

    This presentation will provide an overview of adolescent eating disorders and proper nutrition. We will also discuss the confusing/conflicting media messages and the use of appropriate nutrition messages when talking with adolescents.  At the end of this enlightening hour, you will be able to take away resources you can use to promote a healthy body image and how to talk about eating disorders more effectively.

    Date & Time: January 28, 2014,  1:00 – 2:00pm EST

    Presenter: Alice Merritt MPH, RD, LDN, CEDRD, Nutrition and Dietetic Services Manager at Veritas Collaborative

    Toll/International: 1-719-325-4840   U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1-888-287-5534  Participant passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders: An Addictive or Psychiatric Illness?

    Eating disorders are often complex problems that create lots of confusion and frustration for those looking for the right kind of help. This seminar takes a look at eating disorders as addictive illnesses and explores the problems that usually accompany them. Also, suggestions for treating both the addictive and emotional aspects of eating disorders will be discussed.

    Date & Time: October 22, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Marty Lerner, Ph.D.  Executive Director at Milestones in Recovery

    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    Battling Our Bodies: Understanding the Impact of the Media and the Diet Industry on our Bodies

    Media, the diet industry and the culture of dieting in America all play a powerful role in how women view their bodies. In this seminar, we’ll explore these influences and how they can lead to developing a negative body image. The seminar will also discuss seven ways women can improve their negative body image.

    Date & Time: September 24th, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Nicole Hawkins, PhD, Director of Clinical Services, Center for Change

    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders: An Epidemic

    Eating disorders are complex illnesses that require assessment and treatment with a skilled treatment team. Eating disorder rates are increasing in our culture, and these disorders affect men and women of all ages, as well as children.  This presentation will offer basic diagnostic information, statistics, and care plan information.  As the diagnostic criteria has recently changed, it is our hope that more individuals will receive the treatment that is needed for this complex illness. 

    Date & Time: August 27th, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Elisha Contner Wilkens, MS, LMFT, CEDS and Megan Moran, MS, RD, LD, Program Director, Blue Horizon Eating Disorder Services, LLC

    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    Eating Disorders and Self-Esteem

    This presentation explores the various factors that shape self-esteem, and the effects of low self-esteem on eating disorders. The goal of the presentation is to provide a greater understanding of how changes in behavior and attitude can greatly influence one's sense of self-worth.

    Date & Time: July 23rd, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Steven Crawford, MD, Associate Director, Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt

    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    Family and Friends: Part of the Treatment Team for Eating Disorders

    During this presentation, Kitty Westin from The Emily Program Foundation will discuss the importance of family members and friends in the treatment of and recovery from an eating disorder. She will talk from personal experience and present practical tips on how to recognize when someone is struggling, how to effectively communicate, and how to help prevent eating disorders.   

    Date & Time: June 25th, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT

    Presenter: Kitty Westin, M.A., L.P., The Emily Program Foundation

    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    How to Manage Pregnancy and Eating Disorders

    This presentation will talk about the complications of eating disorders and pregnancy; explain the treatment team members and their roles; how to manage an eating disorder during pregnancy, as well as discussing post-natal matters.

    Date & Time: May 28, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT
    Presenter: Denise Styer, PhD, Clinical Director of PHP and IOP at Alexian Brothers Center for Eating Disorders and Self-Injury 
    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    Forward Together: Toward Informed Consumership of Eating Disorder Care

    Eating disorders turn lives upside down and can be a scary experience for families and those suffering with these devastating illnesses. Families want to ensure their loved ones receive the best care possible, yet the chaos of illness often hinders knowing just where to start or what to ask. Together with Certified Eating Disorder Specialist Chase Bannister, participants will learn key considerations to help navigate the road ahead with confidence.

    Date & Time: April 23, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EDT
    Presenter: Chase Bannister, MDiv, MSW, LCSW, CEDS
    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    Weighing the Issue: Getting to the Heart of the Matter with Binge Eating Disorder

    In this seminar, participants will learn about binge eating disorder from the presenter’s slides and through listener activities. Short and long-term strategies as well as resources will be provided for individuals suffering with binge eating disorder and their loved ones. Please have paper and a pen available to participate in the exercises during the presentation.

    Date & Time: March 26, 2013, 1:00 – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Jennifer Nardozzi, PsyD, LLC
    Toll/Int'l: 1.719.325.4840 U.S./CAN Toll-Free: 1.888.287.5534 Passcode: 157474

    When Eating Disorders and Addictions Collide

    Eating disorders and substance use disorders share many common features and often occur together. This presentation will review such similarities, as well as explain appropriate treatment options.

    Date & Time: February 26, 2013; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Kim Dennis, MD, Medical Director, Timberline Knolls
    Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 US/CAN Toll Free:1-888-287-5534 Passcode:157474

    Eat, Breathe, Pause

    Mindfulness can help your loved one change their relationship with food, eating, and their bodies. This presentation will help families understand how mindfulness helps with being fully present in the world and increases awareness without criticism or judgment.

    Date & Time: January 22, 2013; 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Ryann Smith, RD, LD/N, Nutrition Therapist, The Renfrew Center
    Toll/Int'l: 1-719-325-4840 US/CAN Toll Free:1-888-287-5534 Passcode:157474

    Surviving the Holidays if You Have an Eating Disorder

    For a majority of people with eating disorders the holidays are a stressful time that can lead to an increase in eating disorder behaviors. During this presentation, we'll cover information to help you understand the risk for binge eating and how other eating disorder symptoms can occur during the holidays. We'll also discuss specific steps that can be taken to reduce the risk of eating disorder behaviors, plus ways to increase the use of coping skills. The aim is to help you reduce eating disorder symptoms and improve personal growth and relationships during the holidays.

    Date & Time: October 23, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Theodore E. Weltzin, MD, Medical Director of Eating Disorder Services at Rogers Memorial Hospital
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    Can You See My Pain Before I Disappear: The Co-Occurrence of Eating Disorders and Self-Injury

    This presentation will focus on:

    • Understanding of the eating disorder diagnosis
    • Understanding of non-suicidal self-injury
    • Assessment and treatment of eating disorders and self-injury

    Date & Time: September 25, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Denise Styer, Psy.D, Clinical Director of PHP and IOP at Alexian Brothers Center for Eating Disorders
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    How Family & Friends Can Best Help a Loved One Suffering from an Eating Disorder

    This seminar is designed for family members and friends of those who are suffering with an eating disorder or related illness. It will address key truths about these illnesses, as well as offer guidelines and tools to help understand what the sufferer is experiencing so that loved ones can be as supportive as possible throughout the recovery process. Topics will include dealing with feelings of guilt and helplessness, defining roles, and staying engaged in the process.

    Date & Time: August 28, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Michael E. Berrett, PhD., CEO, Executive Director and Co-Founder of the Center for Change
    US/Canada Toll-free Number:
    1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    Understanding Predisposing and Precipitating Factors for Eating Disorders: What Every Parent Needs to Know

    This presentation discusses how genetics, environmental, and personal experiences can play a role in developing an eating disorder. The goal of the presentation is to help families better understand how they can help prevent the development of an eating disorder.
    Date & Time: July 24, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenters: Dr. Ovidio Bermudez, Medical Director at the Eating Recovery Center
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

     

    Eating Disorders: Myths & Truths

    Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening conditions that require appropriate care and management by a team of mental health and medical professionals. Yet, there are many myths around eating disorders and their treatment that often keep people from getting appropriate care. This presentation will go over the truth about eating disorders and work to uncover the myths around eating disorders.

    Date & Time: June 26, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenters: Jillian Lampert Ph.D., M.P.H., R.D., L.D., F.A.E.D. Director of Communications, Outreach, and Research at The Emily Program
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    The Role of Continuing Care in Successful Management of Patients with Eating Disorders

    Continuing care is very important to successfully managing patients with eating disorders. This presentation will focus on the importance of education about eating disorders, continuing care and the long term recovery process.

    Date & Time: May 22, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenters: Jeannie Anderson, LAADC, CADCII, NCACI, ACRPS, eGetgoing Online Counselor, CRC Health Group
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    Emerging Trends in Eating Disorders: What You Need to Know

    As the rates of eating disorder incidences occur in our culture, so do the various trends seen in eating disorder treatment. Eating disorders are now affecting men and women in their 30's and 40's, along with pregnant women. These trends along with the classic eating disorder diagnoses will be addressed in this presentation.

    Date & Time: April 24, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenters: Karen Beerbower, MS, RD, LD, CEDRD & Elisha M. Contner, MS, LMFT, CEDS Program Director / Blue Horizon Eating Disorder Services, LLC
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    Understanding the Refeeding Process and Other Difficulties Involved in Eating Disorders Treatment

    "Just eat" is a harmful phrase heard far too often by people and families of a person who's struggling with an eating disorder. An eating disorder is complex and affects the mental and physical health of the individual. This presentation will address a few key points in each area, offering those struggling with an eating disorder and caregivers with important, life-saving information.

    Date & Time: February 28, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Chase Bannister, MDiv, MSW, LCSW, CEDS, Vice President & Chief Clinical Officer at Veritas Collaborative, LLC
    US/Canada Toll-free Number: 1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721

    Expanding Your Toolbox: Coping Skills in Eating Disorder Recovery

    What if completely refraining from eating disorder behaviors is not a realistic option? This presentation will provide examples of coping tools that have been used with success by those recovering from eating disorders. Other topics to be covered include: how to tell the difference between a slip and a relapse, what to do in case of a slip or a relapse, and tips for caregivers.

    Date & Time: January 24, 2012 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm EST
    Presenter: Melanie Smith, LMHC, Program Director, The Renfrew Center
    US/Canada Toll-free Number:
    1.866.564.7440
    International Toll Number: 1.719.785.1762 Passcode: 9026721