Disordered Eating – From Image to Illness
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Kimberly Enns, MSW, RSW
Kimberly is a Registered Social Worker, holding a Master of Social Work degree and a Bachelor's degree in Psychology. Her professional experience includes clinical case management, counselling and group facilitation in the child welfare system for high-needs children and youth, as well as in community-based programs for those who struggle with eating disorders and for individuals with intellectual disabilities in conflict with the law. In addition to her work with CTRI, Kimberly maintains a private counseling practice for individuals, couples and families, specializing in the areas of trauma recovery, anxiety, depression, self-injury behavior and disordered eating and body image. Her therapeutic approach is one of warmth and collaboration, recognizing that people are resilient, have inherent wisdom about their lives and are hard-wired for connection with others. Constantly pursuing her own growth as a therapist, Kimberly believes that helpers are energized by fresh ideas and approaches. She draws on her experience in the field and passion for these issues to provide energetic, enlightening and interactive presentations.
Disordered eating can range from food and body preoccupation to a mental health diagnosis such as anorexia, bulimia or binge-eating disorder. Caregivers and helping professionals may struggle with knowing how to best respond to this complex issue. Beginning with a general overview, this webinar will examine the eating and body image continuum, eating disorder diagnostic criteria, contributing factors and the functions of disordered eating. The focus will then shift to practical strategies in regards to normalizing eating, body image, coping, cognitive work and managing setbacks.
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Learning ObjectivesUpon completion of this webinar participants should be able to
- Describe the eating and body image continuum, including the major eating disorder diagnoses.
- Identify what contributes to food and body preoccupation and the functions disordered eating may serve for those affected.
- List a variety of strategies regarding normalizing eating, body image, coping, cognitive work and setbacks.