Title: Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa: An Introductory Guide to Eating Disorders
Description: The objective of this course is to provide the mental health clinician with a comprehensive introductory overview of Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa. When the trainee completes this course, he/she will:
-Understand the classification of the main eating disorders according to the DSM-IV
-Know the prevalence of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and the rising incidence among males.
-Comprehend causes and mechanisms underlying eating disorders.
-Understand the socio-cultural aspects of eating disorders
-Learn additional factors that have shaped the manifestations of some eating disorders.
-Grasp the multiple meanings that an eating disorder may have for patients from different cultural backgrounds.
-Know mental disorders commonly associated with eating disorders.
-Comprehend the different treatment modalities effective in eating disorders, 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 Celcer, LCSW with guidance and input from other senior yourceus.com, Inc. 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 whose mission is to educate and prevent eating disorders, and the author of two books and numerous articles on eating disorders. Additionally, Ms. Celcer has delivered a number of workshops and presentations to other clinicians and the public on the subject of eating disorders.
This course is approved for 8 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:
National approvals accepted in most states:
The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071
yourceus.com, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.
yourCEUs.com, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 11/15/2014 to 11/15/2017. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 8 clinical continuing education clock hours.
The National Association of Social Workers through approval by NASW GA
States with their own approval process:
The Minnesota Board of Social Work, Provider #CEP-1
Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling Provider Number, BAP #50-2193
Texas Pre-approved Social Worker Provider Number: SW 5089 Contact at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/
Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405 Contact at: www.dshs.state.tx.us/counselors/
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501
Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931