How vs. Why, Part 2 (C20017)

CE Hours: 4.0


Course Format: Online

Course Summary (Program Content Description):
By popular demand Carolyn returns to offer part 2 of a course where she gives a presentation to colleagues that focuses on “How” to help clients get better rather than “Why” they got sick. In a lively and humorous way, Carolyn continues as she did in part 1, to share specific ‘How” strategies for behavior change. Carolyn uses information from her book, "8 Keys to Recovery From an Eating Disorder” along with case examples and takes questions from treatment providers in the audience. Carolyn discusses and demonstrates techniques for clinicians, whether: therapists, dietitians, doctors or coaches the can easily be taken back and used in their work with eating disorder clients. The video of Carolyn’s workshop is supplemented by written material in this course.

CE Credits Offered (Contact Hours): 4.0
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 4 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 recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Social Workers #SW-0460.

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: $70

Estimated Time to Complete: 4 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) 

Brief Biography:
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.

Course Objectives:
Participants will be able to:
1. Explain the concept of an advanced meal session
2. Describe one strategy for contacting the eating disorder self 
3. List one assignment to use with their eating disorder clients
4. List one strategy to strengthen the client’s healthy self

Target Audience:
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.  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.

Carolyn Costin
Phone: 310-457-6890
Mailing Address: 30765 Pacific Coast Hwy, #373, Malibu, CA 90265

  • Important Tip for Navigating the Course
  • Course Instructions (Optional)
  • Key 5 From 8 Keys Workbook
  • Conscious Eating vs. Intuitive Eating
  • How vs. Why Part 2 Video
  • Course QUIZ: How vs. Why, Part 2
  • Course Evaluation
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever