Join us in Cleveland on March 19 for The Multidimensional Nature of Eating Disorders
Join The Emily Program's Sarah Emerman, PCC for a complimentary continuing education event on March 19, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio.
Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening conditions that require appropriate care and management by a team of mental health and medical professionals. This session will provide a basic level of understanding of the multidimensional nature of eating disorder development and maintenance, challenges related to recovery, and communication techniques to help approach someone who may be struggling. The session will also address the diverse range of people that eating disorders impact and how personalized treatment is effective in managing individual needs.
Participants will walk away being able to:
- Identify the symptoms of eating disorders across the eating disorder spectrum.
- Define treatment modalities delivered by a multidisciplinary team.
- Describe communication skills used in order to address eating disorder behavior.
- Discuss ways to focus on a person's overall health and wellbeing without adding emphasis on weight.
Date & Time: March 19 from 8:30-11:00 AM
Location: Cleveland State University, West Center, Room 216, 26202 Detriot Road, Westlake, OH 44145
About the Presenter: Sarah Emerman, PCC at The Emily Program - Cleveland
Sarah Emerman is a Professional Clinical Counselor who specializes in the assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of eating disorders. She has experience in treating adolescents and adults using evidence based treatment including cognitive and dialectical behavioral therapy. Most recently she spent several years as the manager of a day treatment and intensive outpatient program for adults suffering with eating disorder diagnoses. Sarah graduated from Miami University with a major in psychology in 2005 and received her M.Ed. from Cleveland State University in 2010. She received her independent license in May of 2013.
Pending approval by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Emily Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Also pending approval by the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage Family Therapist Board to sponsor continuing education for professional counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists. The Emily Program is offering two (2) hours of continuing education credits/units.