Eating Disorders: Assessment and Treatment (3 CE’s)

Presented by Karen Shipley, Psy.D.
April 4th,  1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level


Course Description and Target Audience

This course will provide an overview of current research regarding disordered eating, assessment, and effective treatment strategies across populations. Potential limitations or risks may be unique to individuals based on own personal history as well as complex settings/clinical comorbidity.

The target audience is mental health providers (advanced doctoral level psychology trainees, psychologists in practice, master’s level clinicians etc).

Learning Objectives

  • To identify current research regarding eating disorders, assessment and effective treatments.
  • To be able to describe possible medical complications associated with disordered eating.
  • To demonstrate an understanding of cultural issues and potential risk factors associated with disordered eating.
  • To identify assessment tools for individuals with disordered eating behaviors.

Presenter Information

Karen Shipley, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who has approximately 25 years of experience in the mental health field. She currently provides psychotherapy and psychological assessment services to children, adolescents, and adults in an outpatient setting. Dr. Shipley has practiced as a DBT individual and group therapist, primarily with adolescents and caregivers who engage in self-harm behaviors, such as disordered eating, for more than 10 years.

Location and Costs

$55.00 – Regular registration fee
$41.25 – Consortium Affiliate
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.

The presentation will be offered at Burrell South Creek, South Creek Theatre room, 2885 W. Battlefield
Springfield, MO 65807.

*National Psychology Training Consortium (NPTC) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPTC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.