Eating Disorder Essentials

*In response to the impacts of Covid 19 (coronavirus) EATING DISORDER ESSENTIALS WILL ONLY BE AVAILABLE ONLINE IN 2020*

You will be able to complete the entire training at your own pace without needing any time off work, and without incurring travel or accommodation costs.

After you register, you will be  able to access all the handouts and practitioner tools you will need to accompany the online course, as well as the course manual which is very extensive.

You will be invited to join a Facebook study group that will provide teaching support and allow you to interact with other course participants and to ask questions and share resources as you work through the modules together.

At the end of the course you will complete and return a case study to demonstrate your understanding of the course content.  Once marked and returned, you will be invited to register as an ACFED Approved Practitioner and have your details listed on the ACFED website. This has to be completed by 31st December 2020.

You will also have the opportunity to attend the face to face course, in any future year free of charge in addition to participating in the online version of the course in 2020. Places are limited, but we have raised the future limit of the amount of free refresher places to 3 per course, per venue.

Our 5-Day course provides a solid foundation to enable you to successfully recognise and treat a range of eating disorders. This comprehensive eating disorders course is in line with the latest thinking from a range of psychological approaches. You will learn practical and effective skills that will enable you to engage with clients and offer them constructive help to recover from their eating disorder. You may also contribute your own expertise as this course provides opportunities to share experience and make discoveries.

Suitability

The Eating Disorder Essentials training course is suitable for anyone who is likely to encounter eating disorders in their work. This might include counsellors, psychologists, psychotherapists, addiction specialists, life coaches, doctors, psychiatrists, nutritionists, nurses and social workers at all levels of experience and qualification.

You will learn:

  • How to distinguish an eating disorder from disordered eating
  • To understand and motivate people with eating disorders
  • How to assess and conceptualise each disorder
  • How to build a comprehensive treatment plan
  • Prioritising treatment strategies for over and under eaters
  • How to encourage and sustain change
  • The effects of dietary chaos on mood and physiology
  • Micro skills from traditional and newer therapies
  • How to deal with emotional eating and cravings
  • How to manage resistance and relapse
  • Body image, media and historical influences
  • How eating disorders affect men

After the course

Health professionals who complete the 5-Day course eating disorder training course can become an ACFED approved eating disorder practitioner.
You can choose to be included on our database and receive referrals via our website.
Your work in the field of eating disorders will be in demand, and may increase your profitability if you are in private practice and/or may increase your future employment prospects.
ACFED approved practitioners will be able to use our logo to promote their skills, and they will receive referrals, regular network newsletters and offers.
This course can also be taken in addition to our 3-Day Comprehensive Non-Diet Approach for Clients with Weight Concerns course and our 3-Day Practical Skills for Eating Disorders to elevate you to Silver or Gold ACFED Approved Practitioner status.

Eating Disorder Essentials – Online

Online

REGISTRATIONS FOR OUR ONLINE COURSES ARE NOW CLOSED FOR 2020 After you register,  you will receive online access to all the downloadable handouts and practitioner tools you will need to accompany the online course. You will also be able to access the course manual which is...

$1031.25 – $2062.50

Eating Disorder Essentials-Melbourne

Melbourne 123 Queen Street, Melbourne

NEW FORMAT FOR 2021! EATING DISORDER ESSENTIALS is now a 3 day face to face course with additional pre- course online content. One month prior to the course start date,  you will receive access to online video content which will provide the background knowledge you...

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Eating Disorder Essentials-Brisbane

Brisbane Level 24, 215 Adelaide Street, Brisbane

NEW FORMAT FOR 2021! EATING DISORDER ESSENTIALS is now a 3 day face to face course with additional pre-course online content. One month prior to the course start date,  you will receive access to online video content which will provide the background knowledge you need...

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Eating Disorder Essentials – Adelaide

Adelaide 19 Young Street, Adelaide

NEW FORMAT FOR 2021! EATING DISORDER ESSENTIALS is now a 3 day face to face course with additional pre-course online content. One month prior to the course start date,  you will receive access to online video content which will provide the background knowledge you need...

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Eating Disorder Essentials – Perth

Perth Level 1, 111 St Georges Terrace, Perth

NEW FORMAT FOR 2021! EATING DISORDER ESSENTIALS is now a 3 day face to face course with additional pre-course online content. One month prior to the course start date,  you will receive access to online video content which will provide the background knowledge you need...

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Eating Disorder Essentials – Sydney

Sydney Level 1 111 Harrington Street, Sydney

NEW FORMAT FOR 2021! EATING DISORDER ESSENTIALS is now a 3 day face to face course with additional pre- course online content. One month prior to the course start date,  you will receive access to online video content which will provide the background knowledge you...

Get Tickets $1031.25 – $2062.50