Binge Eating Disorder:
An Introductory Overview
The objective of this course
is to provide the mental health clinician with
a comprehensive introductory overview of
Binge Eating Disorder (BED).
When the trainee completes this course, he/she will:
-Understand the classification and status of BED,
according to the DSM-5-TR
-Understand the similarities and differences between
BED, Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and Anorexia Nervosa (AN)
according to the DSM-5-TR
-Know the prevalence of binge eating disorder
and its incidence among males and females.
-Comprehend causes and mechanisms underlying
binge eating disorder.
-Know mental disorders commonly associated with
and co-morbid with BED.
-Learn how to recognize, evaluate and assess
-Understand how to make a successful referral
to a BED specialist.
-Comprehend the different treatment modalities
effective in addressing BED, including
the appropriate use of medications.
This course is primarily designed for clinicians
in the earlier stages of their career, or for more
advanced clinicians reviewing basic concepts
in this area.
This course was written by Iréné E. Celcer, MA, LCSW
with guidance and input from other senior yourceus.com,
course developers and from NASW GA.
Ms. Celcer is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over
twenty years experience working with eating disordered clients.
She is a member of the Board of EDIN (Eating Disorders
Informational Network), an organization based in Atlanta, GA
whose mission is to educate and prevent eating disorders,
and the author of two books and numerous ED articles.
Additionally, Ms. Celcer has delivered a number of workshops
and presentations to other clinicians and the public on
the subject of eating disorders.
yourceus.com has been approved by NBCC as
an Approved Continuing Education Provider,
ACEP No. 6071.
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit
are clearly identified.
yourceus.com is solely responsible for all aspects
of the programs.
As noted on the NBCC web site, "most professional counselor
state licensure boards readily accept NBCC credit
for licensure renewal."
yourceus.com, Inc., provider #1104, is approved
to offer social work continuing education by the Association
of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through
the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations,
not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers.
State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority
to determine whether an individual course may be accepted
for continuing education credit.
yourCEUs.com, Inc. maintains responsibility for this course.
ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2023 to 11/15/2026.
Social workers participating in this course will receive;
7 clinical continuing education clock hours.