Thursday, August 18, 2016 | 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
T01- Recognizing Eating Disorder Behavior in SUD Population, (1 CE)
Sponsored by: Eating Recovery Center
Bonnie Brennan, MA, LPC, CEDS, Senior Clinical Director, Adult Residential and PHP Services, Eating Recovery Center
Join your fellow colleagues for a tour and workshop of the Eating Recovery Center treatment center in Denver. Following the tour attendees will participate in a workshop. Up to 35% of patients who suffer from substance abuse exhibit eating disorder behaviors that can often remain undetected by his or her treatment team. Attendees will learn how to identify eating disorder tendencies in those being treated with substance abuse. They will walk away from the presentation with practical, creative strategies to encourage, support and hold the space for those suffering from co-occurring illnesses.
At the end of this session attendees will be able to:
- Recognize an eating disorder in the substance abuse population.
- Assess and intervene on eating disorder behaviors.
- Match a patients needs to the most appropriate level of care.
Limited to 30 participants. There is a $25 registration fee which will be refunded in the form of a gift card at the end of the workshop.