Thursday, November 18, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST
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This program is a 3-hour webinar hosted through Webex. The access link will be sent the week of the program. 


Annie Caporellie

11/18/21 - Eating Disorders: Contemporary Diagnostic Developments and Clinical Applications 

Dr. Greg Neimeyer

Course Description:
This multi-disciplinary training introduces the characteristics and criteria associated with a variety of forms of disordered eating. It covers Pica, Avoidant-Restrictive Food Intake Disorder, anorexia nervosa, bulimia, binge eating disorder, and compulsive overeating, among others, and overviews key features of their causes, presentation, and treatment. Special attention is dedicated to understanding eating disorders in women, men, athletes, and multicultural populations. Attention is given to critical factors in the development and maintenance of eating disorders, including personality features, family characteristics, sexual orientation, sociocultural environment, and genetic influences. Further, the medical and physiological consequences of eating disorders will be covered. Treatment strategies for those with eating disorders are also reviewed, including nutritional, psychological, and pharmacological forms of treatment. Finally, strategies for preventing eating disorders are explored.

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the range of eating disorders, their characteristics, and criteria.
2. Describe 1-2 factors that contribute to the development and maintenance of disordered eating.
3. Discuss how eating disorders manifest in different populations
4. Identify 1-2 treatment strategies for those with eating disorders.
5. Review professional and scientific literatures related to understanding and treating disordered eating.

Speaker Information:
Dr. Greg Neimeyer is Director of the Offices of Continuing Education in Psychology, the Center for Learning And Career Development and the Center for Interprofessional Training and Education at the American Psychological Association in Washington, DC. Dr. Neimeyer has published over 200 journal articles and book chapters, and more than 12 books, largely in the areas of personality and professional and career development. Dr. Neimeyer specialized in treating behavioral addictions and eating disorders. His courses in psychopathology, eating disorders, and behavioral disorders have earned Dr. Neimeyer numerous teaching recognitions, culminating in his induction into the Academy of Distinguished Teaching Scholars.

Disclosure: Dr. Greg Neimeyer and the Planning Committee report they have no relationships with commercial organizations to disclose. There will be no discussion of off label products. 

Continuing Education:

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
 "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners in Maryland to sponsor social work continuing education programs and maintains full responsibility for this program.  This training qualifies for 3.0 Category 1 continuing education credits."

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) 
Certified Counselors - National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): "Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6140.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs." CHEP designates this program as a maximum 3.0 NBCC CE hours.

Physicians - AMA PRA Category 1 (ACCME) 
Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. is accredited by MedChi, The Maryland State Medical Society, to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Chesapeake Health Education Program, Inc. designates this live activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Target Audience: Social Workers, Psychologists, Certified Counselors, Addiction Counselors, Physicians, Physician Assistants, Nurses

Educational Methods Used: Lecture, PowerPoint Presentation, Case Study, Video

Evaluation and Certificate:
The webinar system will track your attendance for the program day. You are expected to attend 90% of the content hour portions (3.0 hours) of the day in order to receive credit. Any attendee who falls below the 90% threshold for attendance will not receive credit for the training. Please plan to log-in to the training using a computer; calling into the training may result is a lower attendance score.

An evaluation will be emailed to attendees who completed the training within two business days of the program’s completion. Certificates will generate upon submission of that evaluation. CHEP does not and will not issue partial credit certificates 

Registration Information:
Registration closes at the end of the day on November 15th..

Registration confirms acknowledgment and understanding of CHEP policies. Cancelation Policy and Greivance Procedures are both listed on the main education page at www.chepinc.org/education for your reference.

Community Provider - $45.00
VA VISN 5 Employee (w. ID) - $21.00

APA Certificate - $10.00