National Association of Social Workers

2020 NASW Virtual Conference June 15 - 17, 2020

Breakout Session: Social Work Triage: Identifying and Treating Eating Disorders in a Medical Hospital Setting & The Complexities of Treating Eating Disorders

June 16, 2020 - 12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. EDT

The Complexities of Treating Eating Disorders

Eating disorders are complex mental health conditions that affect people of every gender, age and ethnicity.  As Founder and Director of the Cambridge Eating Disorder Center, Dr. Ebrahimi will discuss DSM-V diagnoses and their risk factors and symptoms. In addition, she will address common comorbidities, medical complications, effective therapeutic modalities, and a collaborative treatment approach.  Finally, she will detail the levels of care that are available for eating disordered patients. (Clinical CE)

Sedi Ebrahimi, PhD Cambridge Eating Disorder Center

Social Work Triage: Identifying and Treating Eating Disorders in a Medical Hospital Setting

In this presentation we will summarize DSM-5 Diagnostic Criteria for Eating Disorders, discuss common associated medical complications and explain appropriate treatment and discharge interventions. This will include providing guidelines on how to identify an eating disorder, reviewing the levels of care available for patients with eating disorder, the role of social work with these patients. (Clinical CE)

Tammie Williams, LCSW
ACUTE Center for Eating Disorders by Denver Health

Social Work Triage: Identifying and Treating Eating Disorders in a Medical Hospital Setting & Complexities of Treating Eating Disorders
06/16/2020 at 12:15 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
06/16/2020 at 12:15 PM (EDT)   |  90 minutes
Session Evaluation
1 Question
Continuing Education Certificate
1.50 Clinical credits  |  Certificate available
1.50 Clinical credits  |  Certificate available