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Best Practices in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

February 29, 2024 - 8:30 am to 11:45 am
Zoom Seminar
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301-733-0331 x1228
$85.00 (3 CEUs)

This program will provide guidelines to clinicians seeking to implement evidence-based best practices for the treatment of all eating disorders in an outpatient setting. woman surrounded by foodThe presentation will review the American Psychiatric Association’s (APA) 2023 updated recommendations for treatment, which will highlight how to conduct an appropriate assessment, how to make decisions about appropriate level of care and what modalities are recommended for which diagnoses and ages. An in-depth review of CBT-E and FBT will be provided, as well as looking at other “up and coming” modalities that may be beneficial if first line approaches are not working. The presentation will also review Intuitive Eating principles and the core components of the Health at Every Size (HAES) movement and how these benefit eating disorder recovery. The presentation will also review the importance of building a treatment team and how to delineate roles of team members and maximizing team success.

At the conclusion, attendees should be able to:

  • Identify which treatment modalities are recommended by the APA for each eating disorder and age

  • Make a recommendation for appropriate level of care based on symptom presentation

  • Define core principles of Health At Every Size movement

  • Identify outpatient eating disorder team members and their roles

Featuring: Jennifer Moran, PsyD, CEDS

Dr. Jennifer Moran is a licensed psychologist who has dedicated her career to working with eating disorders and disordered eating as an educator, clinician, trainer and supervisor. She has worked at Kaiser Permanente, Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt and Eating Recovery Center where she provided outpatient individual, family and group therapy to children, adolescents and adults. She also served as the eating disorders program coordinator at the Johns Hopkins University Counseling Center. Currently, Dr. Moran sees individuals and families in her private practice, Baywood Psychological Services, LLC. She also works part-time at Sheppard Pratt as a lead therapist and mentor on several clinical trials investigating the use of psilocybin in the treatment of treatment resistant disorders, including Anorexia Nervosa. Dr. Moran has been recognized as a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS) through the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. She is also a certified Family Behavioral Therapist through the Training Institute for Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders.