Introduction to Eating Disorders Certificate
- 2 hours on-demand video
- 1 downloadable resource
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of Completion
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- By the end of the course, the student will be able to describe: What are eating disorders, the different yypes of eating disorder, how are eating disorders diagnosed, the pros and cons of diagnosis, anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder, treatments and interventions, myths and stereotypes, signs and symptoms, environmental signs, helping organisations.
- There are no pre-requisites for this course. All you need to have is an interest and or a need to learn more about eating disorders.
This is a comprehensive introduction to eating disorders, that focuses in Anorexia Nervosa, Binge Eating and Bulimia Nervosa. The course is suitable for professionals who may come into contact with client's who have been diagnosed with an eating disorder. The course is also suitable for families, friends and carers of a person with an eating disorder.
We look at a whole range of topics including what is an eating disorder?, signs and symptoms, epidemiology, risk assessment, pros and cons of diagnosis, treatments and interventions, evidence based approaches, myths and stereotypes,
- People who prehaps work with clients who have eating disorder. People with a family member or frind with an eating disorder and would like to understand the condition better and how to support the person more effectively.
Her we explore definitions of eating disorder, have a think about that term in relation to your professional experiences.
Her we look at some of the signs and symptoms to look out for, which may suggest that a person has an eating disorder.
Clinical research tells us about some of the major risk factors for developing an eating disorder. It doesn't mean that if we have any of these risk factors, we will develop an eating disorders, but the higher number of risk factors, statistically, the likelihood of developing eating disorder increases.
Here we discuss the cycle in relation to anorexia and bulimia. many clients with an eating disorder often say that they feel 'trapped' in a vicious cycle. part of the task of helping professionals is to help the client break out of that cycle in a healthy and safe way.
Her we explore some of the evidence based interventions for client's with an eating disorder. Its always important to remember that only professionals who are experienced in the treatment of eating disorders should provide treatments and interventions.