Eating Disorders Treatment that the Substance Use Professional Needs to Know
Friday, July 20, 2018 from 9:00 am – 3:30 pm
Jewish Family Service – 6555 West Maple Road, West Bloomfield, MI 48322
6.0 CE Clock Hours for Social Work (MICEC) and MCBAP (SPECIFIC)
Course fee: $95, includes lunch
Presenter: Beverly Price, RD, MA, E-RYT 200, C-IAYT, CEDRD-S
How do you handle your substance use client that shows signs of a concurrent eating disorder? Research suggests that at least 35% of individuals who abuse drugs or alcohol struggle with eating disorders. Additional research demonstrates that individuals with either a substance use disorder or an eating disorder are more than four times as likely to develop the other disorder than are individuals who had neither disorder. Eating Disorders, like Substance use are influenced by genetic, biological, environmental, and psychological factors. This workshop will give you the tools to work with your client that struggles with both substance use and eating disorders. Learn how to integrate effective treatment of these co-occurring disorders for highly successful outcomes.