Ethical Considerations in Treating Eating Disorders | 3 CEUs
June 16 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
About the Speaker: Deanna James, LPC, R-DMT, CEDS
Ms. James is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Eating Disorder Specialist, Registered Dance and Movement Therapist and has completed level I training in the Internal Family Systems model of therapy. She has been involved in the treatment of clients with Eating Disorder and trauma for over 10 years. She incorporates creative arts therapy, internal family systems therapy and cognitive behavioral therapies in her approach to therapeutic healing. Ms. James specializes in the treatment of eating disorders, trauma based disorders and body image issues. She is a member of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals as well as the American Dance Movement Therapy Association.
This presentation is geared toward a variety of treatment professionals who work with eating disorder clients, including physicians, psychologists, dietitians, nurses, therapists, and social workers. This presentation will focus on general ethical dilemmas facing professionals who work with clients with eating disorders. This presentation will define the levels of care available in the United States health care system for clients with eating disorders and review the APA’s recommendations and guidelines for determining the appropriate level of care for an individual. Concepts such as coercion, forced treatment, freedom of choice, working as a treatment team and the role of self-disclosure will be explored at length. We will also discuss the role of personal beliefs related to weight, body appearance and nutrition and their impact on treatment outcomes. Case examples, current research and experiential will be utilized to help develop core ethical concepts.
Participants will be able to:
1. Summarize available levels of care for clients with eating disorders and the guidelines for determining the appropriate level of care.
2. Discuss concepts of coercion, forced treatment and freedom of choice as considerations while evaluating ethical dilemmas.
3. Explain the importance of working within a treatment team and how to ethically communicate as a team with varied code of ethics.
4. Discuss the role of self-disclosure and the impact on the client of personal beliefs related to weight, body appearance and nutrition
CEUs will applied for LMFTs, LPCs, LADCs, and LCSWs.
COST: $75.00 | Utilize COUPON CODES for appropriate discounts | Add $10.00 to your total for paying at the door.
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OTHPROF10 – This code provides a 10% discount to professionals that are involved in mental and relational health and/or recovery who want to attend these workshops to advance their work.
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STUDENT20 – This code provides a 20% discount to non-licensed graduate and/or undergraduate students.
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