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Join Us for a Continuing Education Event in Northern California

June 14, 2017.
  • Continuing education opportunities

    We have an exciting opportunity to share with healthcare professionals in Northern California. We are offering two continuing education presentations discussing the latest research in neurobiology and techniques that can support your treatment of clients struggling with eating disorders. The complimentary events (worth two CEUs) will take place June 26th in Berkeley and June 27th in Sacramento.

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Join Us for "Eating Disorders: How to Screen, Assess, Treat, and Refer"

May 10, 2016.
  • Emily Program logo and OH art

    We have an exciting opportunity to share with eating disorder professionals in Ohio. On Tuesday May 17, Dr. Lucene Wisniewski will present the complimentary CEU training Eating Disorders: How to Screen, Assess, Treat, and Refer.

    This presentation will provide professionals a focused way to:

    • Identify the three primary types of eating disorders
    • Identify at least three reasons to refer to an eating disorder specialist
    • Describe four levels of interventions for eating disorders
    • Name at least two ways people outside the eating disorder speciality can support an individual in eating disorder treatment
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2016 Eating Disorders Awareness Month

February 02, 2016.
  • 2016 ED Awareness Month

    Every February we have the opportunity to partner with other professionals, colleges, universities, businesses, community groups, and associations to spread the word about eating disorders.

    Eating disorder awareness month is full of events that will be held across the country. Check out the following list of events to see what's going on near you.

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Discovering the Role of Yoga in Eating Disorder Treatment

January 19, 2016. Written by Lisa Diers, R.D., L.D., E-R.Y.T.
  • Reprinted with permission from SCAN'S PULSE, Winter 2016, Vol 35, No 1, official publication of Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN), Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Chicago, IL.

    The popularity and accessibility of yoga has grown exponentially in the past decade. According to a study by Yoga Journal, approximately 20 million Americans older than 18 years practiced yoga in 2012, constituting 8.7% of the adult population.1 An industry report by IBIS World estimates there are more than 30,000 yoga and Pilates studios in the United States.2 Many of the 170+ eating disorder (ED) treatment facilities in the U.S. offer yoga or other mind-body based activities as a component of treatment.3 A 2006 study of 18 residential ED treatment programs in the nation found that two-thirds of the programs offered yoga.4

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Interested in Free CEUs? Join Us for Mindful Eating: Addressing Nutrition Needs with Individuals with Eating Disorders in Ohio or Minnesota

October 27, 2015.
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    As the year comes to a close, The Emily Program has just a couple more eating disorder trainings we're excited to share with the professional community in 2015.

    The Mindful Eating: Addressing Nutrition Needs with Individuals with Eating Disorders seminar will be held in Warrensville Heights, OH and Minneapolis, MN.

    More information about the free training is below. We hope you can join us. RSVP soon. Seating is limited.

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Complimentary Professional Eating Disorder CEU Events in Minnesota and Washington

August 06, 2015.
  • At The Emily Program, we enjoy sharing our knowledge of eating disorders with other community professionals. Over the coming weeks we will be holding two free CEU events for professionals who'd like to learn more about the treatment of eating disorders.

    More information about the Woodbury, MN and Lacey, WA events is available below. We hope you can join us. RSVP soon. Seating is limited.

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Join us for a Complimentary CE Event in June

May 05, 2015.
  • Throughout June we will be hosting Eating Disorders and the Brain. This is a free CE event for professionals who want to learn more about eating disorders and/or how to address eating disorders in your work with patients.

    Eating Disorders and the Brain Overview

    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 an 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.

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Join us in Cleveland on March 19 for The Multidimensional Nature of Eating Disorders

March 06, 2015.
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    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.

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What is the best treatment at any given time when recovering from an eating disorder?

February 10, 2015. Written by Mark Warren, M.D.
  • By: Mark Warren, MD, chief medical officer at The Emily Program

    What is the best treatment at any given time when recovering from an eating disorder? This is one of the great questions providers, clients, and families alike struggle to answer.

    We know there are significant scientifically based therapies that deliver positive outcomes, including weight restoration and behavior cessation. In fact, The Emily Program incorporates these therapies in our programs — Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, and Family-Based Therapy — and has experienced much success through them.

    Having said that, however, we also know that many clients who are able to cease behaviors and achieve weight restoration may continue to experience physiological distress, urges, body dissatisfaction, and anxiety, among other eating disorder symptoms.

    Further complicating the issue, eating disorders often occur in secret and many clients may not reveal the intensity of their behaviors, thoughts and feelings during treatment.

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Integrating Into the Communities We Serve

September 23, 2014.
  • By Sarah Hrudka, Outreach Specialist at The Emily Program

    As The Emily Program continues to expand treatment options across the country, it’s more important than ever to truly be part of and contribute to the richness of each community we join. To do this, The Emily Program has designated outreach staff who are able to take on this important community role.

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Free Substance Use Disorder-Eating Disorder CEU Event

August 21, 2014.
  • Please join us Wednesday, September 17 for a complimentary seminar to discuss the treatment of Substance Use Disorder and Eating Disorders.

    Event Overview:

    This continuing educational program will educate attendees about eating disorders, treatment approaches, and complications that occur when an individual struggles with eating disorders co-occurring with substance use disorders.

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The Emily Program – Cleveland’s Open House and CEU Event

July 03, 2014.
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    (L to R)  Lucene Wisniewski, PhD, Dirk Miller, PhD, Mark Warren, MD, and Jillian Lampert, PhD

    Join us for The Emily Program – Cleveland's Open House on Tuesday, July 15, beginning at 5 p.m. The event will be held in Cleveland offices in Beachwood. Hors d'oeuvres will be served.

    Come help us celebrate our partnership. Dirk Miller, CEO of The Emily Program, CCED's Mark Warren, newly appointed chief medical officer of The Emily Program, and CCED's Lucene Wisniewski, newly appointed chief clinical officer of The Emily Program, and other senior leadership of The Emily Program will be there. We would love to meet you and tell you about our future plans in Cleveland, including a new residential facility opening in 2015.

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