CE Hours: 3.0
COURSE TITLE: Things to Know About Treating Eating Disorders
Course Format: Online
Course Summary (Program Content Description):
Things to Know About Treating Eating Disorders is a fundamental overview of eating disorder treatment including information on how best to do an overall assessment. The content includes basic information on the causes of eating disorders such as the influence of genetics, culture and psychological factors. Insight on how eating disorder behaviors serve as adaptive functions is described in a practical and clinically useful way. The mainstream accepted philosophical approaches to treatment are discussed in the written material, but Carolyn’s particular insights and clinical expertise are added by her in the video interview.
CE Credits Offered (Contact Hours): 3.0
Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6849. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
This course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
Community Counseling for Individuals and Families, Inc. is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR Provider #A19E155). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive 3 Continuing Professional Education units (CPEUs) for completion of this activity/material.
Please Note: Licensing boards change regulations often and while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, we recommend you contact your board directly to confirm if this course meets your specific board’s approval.
Course Fee: $60
Estimated Time to Complete: 3 hours
*Students are allowed 90 days from the time of registration to complete the course. After 90 days, students will no longer have access to course material.*
Carolyn Costin, MA, MEd, LMFT, CEDS, FAED
LMFT#: 13192 (California) LMFT#: T0535 (Oregon)
Carolyn Costin MFT., is a renowned eating disorder author, therapist, speaker and consultant. Carolyn founded Monte Nido, the first residential eating disorder treatment program, and is one of the world’s leading eating disorder experts.
In 2017, Carolyn opened her Institute, where she trains clinicians, coaches, mentors, and others.
Participants will be able to:
1. List one standardized test to use in an eating disorder assessment
2. List one risk factor associated with the development of an eating disorder
3. Describe the concept of Eating Disorder Self and Healthy Self
This course is intended for all health and mental health providers, educators, and researchers interested in the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.
Relevant Teaching/Learning Methods/Course Materials:
This course is offered via an online format. Instructional methods utilized in this course include online reading materials, a video handout, a course quiz, a course satisfaction survey, and a pre-recorded didactic presentation using clinical case studies to link learning to clinical practice. An online discussion board is available to encourage collaborative learning by allowing participants to discuss the material, share ideas, and get feedback from other participants. (Use of online discussion board is not required for course credit.) Additionally, learners are provided with the contact information for the course presenter and course administrator for any questions or concerns related to course content or operation.
While there is no research directly testing the efficacy of the approach used in this course, the interventions described rely upon core cognitive behavioral, client-centered, family systems, developmental, and attachment theory concepts, all with extensive empirical foundations. Additionally, as founder of Monte Nido & Affiliates, Carolyn Costin initiated a peer-reviewed outcome study of the program’s success while under her clinical direction and while using many of the approaches in this course.
Mailing Address: 30765 Pacific Coast Hwy, #373, Malibu, CA 90265
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