It’s Complicated: Special Considerations for Supervising Clinicians Treating Eating Disorders
Join us for a this Live Webinar in our Clinical Supervision Forum Series
May 20, 2022 from 1-2:30pm EST
1.5 CE Credits available for behavioral health clinicians
Eating disorders are complex disorders that affect nearly all domains of functioning and pose an increased risk for serious medical complications and suicide. Standard treatment plans for eating disorders include a combination of psychotherapy, medical care and monitoring, nutritional counseling, and psychotropic medications -- resulting in the necessity for clinicians to possess a high level of specialized and cross-disciplinary knowledge. As such, these complex disorders require additional considerations when it comes to providing clinical supervision and consultation. This webinar will examine the ethical and practical considerations for supervising clinicians treating eating disorders including how to assess client risk and level of care appropriateness, how to assess clinician competency, and how to access the training resources necessary to provide ethical and effective care.
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- Describe at least two ethical challenges that can arise in the treatment of eating disorders.
- Describe how to apply at least two elements of the Competency-Based Supervision model when supervising therapists treating eating disorders.
1.5 CE Credits for the Live Webinar on May 20, 2022.
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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).
Read more about Dr. Smith by clicking here and here