These events may be of interest to individuals who have a personal or professional interest in eating disorders, body image, self-esteem, and related subjects. As we are a Canadian organization, most of these events, groups, conferences, and seminars are in Canada.
To submit your listing for inclusion, please email us at email@example.com.
Zest for Life is NEDIC's annual fundraiser. It is held in October of every year. This year, it is on Wednesday October 16th. Visit nediczestforlife.ca for tickets and more!
NEDIC’s biennial body image and self-esteem conference is an interdisciplinary event that brings together dietitians, educators, fitness professionals, mental health clinicians, nurses, researchers, and individuals who have experienced eating disorders. Attendees come from across Canada to learn from a rich and varied lineup of speakers, sharing current research and its real-world application. #NEDIC2019 was held at the Chestnut Conference Centre in Toronto on May 9 & 10, 2019!
SUPPORT GROUPS SCHEDULED
NEW support group for individuals ages 18 and older experiencing Binge Eating Disorder - https://www.silverliningsfoundation.ca/help/client
For parents and loved ones - https://www.silverliningsfoundation.ca/help/parent/
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Join us for a monthly support group for parents who have children suffering from eating disorders or who have an adolescent transitioning to adult care. Each month we share information and encourage each other. Guest speakers share their knowledge and insights to equip parents with tools to successfully work with their children. The group supplies hope, inspiration and strength.
The facilitator is a mother whose child is an eating disorder survivor. She knows first hand how hard it is to provide the support and effective treatment children need to beat eating disorders. She also knows that eating disorders can be cured and she encourages and supports parents as they support their children
Each session is informal, and we encourage you to drop in or come for the whole evening. The motto is:
You’ve got THIS!
Time: 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.
Fortinos’ Community Room,
1579 Main St W,
Hamilton, ON L8S 1E6
Family Peer Support Worker
E-mail: phoenix.wings.ed.recovery@ gmail.com
Beat is delighted to announce that the sixth Eating Disorders International Conference will take place on Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 March 2020 at the University of Strathclyde Glasgow in collaboration with the Faculty of Eating Disorders of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
The Scientific Programme Committee invites you to submit abstracts for research to be considered for presentation at the Eating Disorders International Conference 2020.
Deadline for submission is: 23:59 24 October 2019.
The themes for EDIC 2020 include:
· Brain theories and interventions
· Early Intervention
· Community alternatives to admission
· LGBTQ+ communities and eating disorders
Further details about the abstract submission guidelines and for further information on how to submit an abstract can be found here.
All posters will be assessed, and a cash prize of £250 will be awarded by the RCPsych's Faculty of Eating Disorders to the one that scores most highly during EDIC 2020.
Thank you to all those who have already submitted, we look forward to receiving the final few submissions before the Scientific Programme Committee will begin the selection process.
If you have any further questions please get in touch by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling us on 01275 266003
Looking Glass BC Online Peer Support: http://www.lookingglasscommunity.com/ops
Join the only ONLINE support group specifically for Black, Indigenous, People of Color who are struggling with disordered eating or eating disorders
Nalgona Positivity Pride is proud to host SAGE AND SPOON, a free support group that meets once a month online.
The essence of EFFT is to increase the positive role of caregivers in their child’s recovery, regardless of their age, level of motivation or involvement in formal treatment themselves. The clinician’s role is to support parents and caregivers to increase their involvement in specific ways – including recovery coaching, emotion coaching and relationship repair. The model also involves a module for clinicians to support caregivers to identify, understand, and transform “emotion blocks” that lead to therapy-interfering attitudes or behaviours.
The training model is designed to introduce newcomers to the approach and give them a working experiential knowledge of the model. Those with previous experience will have the opportunity to grow their expertise, increase and deepen their experiential practice, and further expand their skillset.
This training includes experiential components and participants will learn techniques that can be integrated into existing treatment models.
Background/experience in family therapy is not necessary.
This is an excellent learning opportunity for medical professionals including dieticians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychologists, social workers, nurses, educators and others who interact with individuals, parents and/or families.
The 29th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Discerning Truth
NOVEMBER 8 - 10, 2019
Philadelphia Airport Marriott
18 CEs/CMEs Offered
As we continue to address the challenges we face as a professional community, we recognize the importance of discerning truth in our current climate of “fake news”, unsubstantiated claims and slanted rhetoric. These forces have contributed to rising levels of distrust and vulnerability among our clients with eating disorders. Conference 2019 will examine the ways in which we, as clinicians, can help clients develop skills to enhance critical thinking, emotional regulation and relational connection. At the same time, it is incumbent upon us to explore our own biases and capacity for taking others’ perspectives, utilizing empirically-based, justice informed science and research. Discerning Truth will focus on cognitive and psychological flexibility, neuroscience and the developing brain, compassion, and the healing qualities of the therapeutic relationship.
Bringing Truth to Light
Discerning Truth: Tackling Biases and Blind Spots in Eating Disorder Science and Research
Research Panel: Kelly L. Klump, PhD (moderator);
Carolyn Black Becker, PhD, ABPP & NiCole Therese Buchanan, PhD
Polarization in Civic and Intimate Life: How Therapists Can Help
William J. Doherty, PhD
Doing Better: Rejecting Antiquated Conceptualizations of Mind-Body-Weight
Jennifer L. Gaudiani, MD, CEDS, FAED
For more information or to register please visit www.renfrewconference.com or contact Kelly Krausz at 1-877-367-3383 or email@example.com.
In Kernel of Wisdom’s 2 ED group options, clients benefit from: feedback on meals and mechanical eating; support to challenge feared foods and rules; peer sharing and connection; processing and guidance from professional facilitators; skill development in areas such as emotion regulation, urge surfing, or mindful eating; and similar insights and benefits as one gains in individual counselling.
LEARN MORE ABOUT THESE GROUPS AT: KERNELOFWISDOM.COM/GROUPS OR TEXT OR CALL 647-880-7118.
DINNER + SUPPORT GROUP (LIVE)
Date + Time: Monday evenings, 7pm-8:30pm
Location: 235 Broadview Ave, Unit 4, TORONTO
Duration: 75 minutes
LUNCH + SUPPORT GROUP (DIGITAL WEBINARS)
Date + Time: Friday afternoons, 12pm-1:00pm
Online Webinar “Room” Software/Application: ZOOM conferencing (see www.zoom.us)
Duration: 55 minutes
All participants must be screened and approved by Joelle prior to starting. Groups will be capped at 8 participants. Enrollment will occur ongoing, as spaces become available.
Join Abby Rozen and 5 guest facilitators as we delve into holistic approaches to Eating Disorder recovery.
Using art, movement, humour and skills building we will collectively work to align ourselves with the values needed to support our recovery. Together we will seek to uncover hope and acceptance through this nurturing 12 week group.
October 5th - December 21st
$480 for 12 sessions
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