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BED7787 - Binge Eating Disorder: An Introductory Guide

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    Title: Binge Eating Disorder: An Introductory Overview
    Description: 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-IV
    -Understand the similarities and differences between BED, Bulimia Nervosa (BN) and Anorexia Nervosa (AN) according to the DSM-IV
    -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 for BED.
    -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, Inc. course developers and from NASW GA.

    Ms. Celcer, LCSW 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. Additionally, Ms. Celcer has delivered a number of workshops and presentations to other clinicians and the public on the subject of anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa and binge eating disorder. She has appeared in numerous TV programs in the USA and abroad.


    This course is approved for 7 contact hours by the following certifying bodies:

    National approvals accepted in most states:

    The National Board of Certified Counselors, NBCC Provider number 6071, Inc., provider #1104, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program., 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:

    Texas Pre-approved Counselor Provider Number: PC 2405  Contact at:

    Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & Marriage and Family Therapist Board #RCS060501

    Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation #159.000931