Final opportunity to enroll in the discounted 4-webinar bundle is midnight EST before the first event.
This training program offers a bundle of four courses and the Eating Disorders Training Certificate (EDTC). The courses of the EDTC program offer clinicians comprehensive knowledge on the etiology, assessment and treatment of eating disorders. Exploration of risk factors for the development of eating disorders, including the ongoing impact of sociocultural influences will be discussed in this training. Instruction on how to assess for eating disorder symptomatology and severity, including differential diagnosis will be provided. This training will provide an overview of current research in the field with an emphasis on evidence-based treatment approaches for various eating disorders and populations. This training empowers clinicians with the knowledge and interventions to confidently treat clients with eating disorders, as well as resources for complex cases that require additional support.
The Eating Disorder Training Certificate (EDTC) program requires completion of four courses:
- Eating Disorders: Etiological Factors, Assessment & Diagnosis (available as a live webinar 1/13/23, 10 am-5 pm EST)
- Multidisciplinary Collaboration: Understanding Nutritional, Medical and Psychiatric Aspects of Treating Eating Disorders (available as a live webinar 1/27/23, 10 am-5 pm EST)
- It’s Complicated: Ethical Issues, Maintaining Factors and Barriers to Treating Eating Disorders (available as a live webinar 1/27/23, 10 am-5 pm EST)
- Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Eating Disorders (available as a live webinar 2/3/23, 10 am-5 pm EST)
If you cannot attend the webinars, we will offer them as online self-studies (with separate registration) once the webinars have ended.
Join us immediately following the course for an optional "Connect and Refresh" 30-minute meeting to meet other course participants. Icebreakers and engaging discussion questions will be provided for breakout rooms.
After participating in Eating Disorders: Etiological Factors, Assessment & Diagnosis
participants will be able to:
Identify the etiological factors that increase vulnerability for the development of eating disorders.
Recognize how to comprehensively assess and differentially diagnose a range of eating disorders and related conditions.
List the criteria for level of care appropriateness based on a comprehensive eating disorder assessment
After participating in Multidisciplinary Collaboration: Understanding Nutritional, Medical and Psychiatric Aspects of Treating Eating Disorders participants will be able to:
Implement strategies for collaborating with multidisciplinary professionals including nutrition, medical and psychiatric professionals.
List at least two medical complications that require ongoing monitoring in individuals with eating disorders.
Discuss two varied approaches to the nutritional treatment of eating disorders and be able to explain the benefits and challenges of each approach.
After participating in It’s Complicated: Ethical Issues, Maintaining Factors and Barriers to Treating Eating Disorders participants will be able to:
Identify the maintaining factors that inhibit treatment and recovery from eating disorders.
Discuss at least two sociocultural influences that impact the development and maintenance of eating disorders.
Apply an ethical decision-making model to the treatment of complex eating disorders.
After participating in Evidence-Based Treatment Approaches for Eating Disorders participants will be able to:
Discuss the key elements of family-based treatment for adolescents with eating disorders.
Explain the application of cognitive behavioral principles and strategies to the treatment of eating disorders.
Identify at least one evidence-based approach to the treatment of avoidant-restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID).
Melanie Smith, PhD, LMHC, CEDS-S
Melanie Smith, PhD, LMHC, CEDS-S, is the Director of Training for The Renfrew Center for Eating Disorders. In this role, she provides ongoing training, supervision and consultation to clinicians across disciplines for the purpose of continually assessing and improving competence in the treatment of eating disorders. Dr. Smith is co-author of The Renfrew Unified Treatment for Eating Disorders and Comorbidity Therapist Guide and Workbook (Oxford University Press), is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist and Approved Supervisor, and is a Certified Therapist and Trainer for the Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders (UP). In addition to her work with the Renfrew Center, Dr. Smith maintains a telehealth private practice specializing in the supervision and consultation of registered mental health counselor interns (Florida) and individuals seeking eating disorder specialist certification through the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp).
You can find more information about Dr. Smith here and the Renfrew Center here.
A total of 24 CE hours (6 of which are Ethics) can be earned with completion of all courses
Counselors: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6693. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. These two courses qualify for a total of 24 contact hours.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0048. Approval renewal date: 1/31/2023
Marriage and Family Therapists: Many MFT licensing boards accept our courses or one of the approvals which we have from professional associations. You can check with your board to determine if this course would be accepted by your licensing board.
Social Workers: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC, #1609, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/02/2021 – 05/02/2024. Social workers completing these four courses receive a total of 6 ethics continuing education credits and 18 clinical continuing education credits.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0435. Approval renewal date: 2/28/2023
Psychologists: Telehealth Certification Institute LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Telehealth Certification Institute LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0128. Effective 8/31/2021 – 8/31/2024
Art Therapists: Telehealth Certification Institute, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-0093. 7/21/2021 – 7/31/2024
Other Professionals: These activities qualify for a total of 1440 minutes of instructional content as required by many national, state and local licensing boards and professional organizations. Retain your certificate of completion and contact your board or organization for specific filing requirements.
Registration is required by midnight the day before the event. To attend this webinar, you are required to:
- login and access the direct link to the webinar through your account
- your attendance is marked automatically when you use the direct link and attend fully
- complete a post-test and course evaluation at the conclusion of the event
- collect your certificate of completion on your account after steps 1-3 are completed
Directions for completing a course and collecting CEs can be found here
Enroll in the webinar by adding it to the cart and proceeding through the check out process. Create an account (or login to yours) during the checkout process.
Prepare: Download Zoom software. Participants must use a device that is connected to adequate internet speed with a camera, microphone and speakers (or headset).
Attend: At least 15 minutes before the designated start time, login to your account on the website. Go to "My Courses", click on the title of the webinar. The link for the webinar will be listed in the course content.
Attendance is recorded automatically when you use the direct link and attend the full event.
By registering for this event you are agreeing to the following:
24 hour notice is required if you are not able to make it to a live event. A 10% processing fee is required for all refunds. Recordings are not provided to webinar registrants.
Test using Zoom.us/test before the event to ensure you are ready for the event.
Since this is a live interactive event, it means that your camera must remain on throughout the event and your interaction during the event is expected.
Attendance is recorded when you use the direct link provided on the course page located under My Courses. An evaluation must be completed within one week of the event. Continuing Education credit(s) cannot be issued unless attendance is recorded and the evaluation is submitted.
Partial CE credits are not possible; therefore you are required to be present throughout the event in order to receive CE credits.
Respect all other participants during the event as though you would if you were sitting with the other attendees at a conference table:
- Dress appropriately
- Be in a private location void of distractions
- Do not multitask
- Remain on mute unless you are sharing with the group
Closed captioning is offered for participants who are hard of hearing.
During the live webinar, captions will be provided either by:
- clicking on a button at the top left corner of your screen to view the real-time transcription, or
- following the link given in the chat window to access the captions. If you use the link you will have to minimize the transcription window to fill half of your screen and the minimize the Zoom window to fill the other half of your screen. You can also use two screens if you would prefer.
This course is intended for clinicians who provide behavioral health services.
This is a live, interactive webinar