Please Note: Due to Covid 19, the workshop on the 18 May 2020 has been postponed to the 10 August 2020.
The full day training will equip participants to support change and promote recovery by improving knowledge & understanding of eating disorders across the developmental spectrum. It will focus on the various clinical presentations of disordered eating and eating disorders together with identification & assessment, to allow participants to competently identify & provide appropriate initial response to those with eating disorders.
An overview of referral pathways, current evidence-based treatment, and discussion of the role of primary care in the management of eating disorders will also be included.
- Build knowledge & understanding of the presentation of various eating disorders & their risk factors across development
- Strengthen ability to identify common warning signs/symptoms of eating disorders
- Strengthen ability to open initial discussion about eating habits & attitudes, and use standardised screening tools
- Build knowledge on appropriate management given scope of practice, and awareness of own limits- Build awareness of local referral pathways & treatment/support services