Preventing and Treating Eating Disorders (6 CE’s)

Presented by Michelle Mannia, Psy.D.
May 7th, 2021
8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Instructional Level

Introductory — Designed for psychologists who may have little to no background in a specialized skill or content area. The learner can become acquainted with the theoretical underpinnings, principles, methods, and perspectives of a content area. Although it can be used as a foundation for more advanced learning, a program may simply focus on breadth, enrichment or general knowledge.

Course Description and Target Audience

This presentation will discuss diagnosing and treating eating disorders in a variety of settings. Etiology, treatment techniques, potential problems, diversity factors, and therapist factors will be discussed. The material presented is intended to be up-to-date, accurate, and relevant. Attendees should be able to use the interventions and theory presented immediately when working with clients.  No potential risks are anticipated.

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

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will be able to describe all DSM-5 eating disorders and understand the diagnostic criteria.
  • Attendees will be able to explain the etiology of eating disorders and factors that maintain eating disorder symptoms.
  • Attendees will be able to demonstrate a practical application of treatment techniques and interventions.
  • Attendees will be able to discuss the cultural and diversity implications of weight and body size.
  • Attendees will be able to describe effective prevention and community responses to eating disorders. 

Presenter Information

Michelle Mannia, Psy.D, is a psychologist specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. She has worked exclusively with eating disordered concerns for the past eight years and has worked in a variety of multidisciplinary settings including a hospital, a university, and in private practice. In addition to outpatient therapy, she has experience running outpatient group therapy, conducting groups for a partial hospitalization program, and developing and leading an intensive outpatient program, all focused on clients with varying severity of eating disorders.

Location and Costs

$100.00 – Regular Registration Fee (no affiliation with NPTC or member sites)
$75.00 – Consortium Affiliate (staff of member site and not currently providing supervision)
No Charge – NPTC Director or Supervisor (provided supervision in the past year or is about to provide supervision)

*Credit card charges are subject to an additional fee.
** Group rates may be available; contact Katherine Dixon to request consideration.
***Refund/Cancellation: Please give 24-hour notice to receive a full refund of the CE cost.

This presentation will take place via Zoom.

*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.