E-Learning - Eating Disorder Awareness - (Families & Carers Training Programme), online, Wednesday, 20. March 2019

Eligibility and Audience
This is a E-Learning Course run by Me Learning 
This course is ideal for you if you work in education, health and social care or simply just want to gain a greater understanding of eating disorders and their causes and effects.
It’s a great introduction for parents and other family members and a highly effective introductory eating disorder training for therapists or new starters seeking online eating disorder certificate programmes.
Figures from the NHS suggest that more than 725,000 people in the UK are affected by an eating disorder and that around one in 250 women and one in 2,000 men will experience anorexia nervosa at some point in their lives.
The effects of an eating disorder can be long-lasting and have an impact on both the individual and their families and friends. This course will help you learn more about anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders and explains what carers and families can do to provide support to sufferers.
Course Overview
This three-module eating disorder training for professionals course gives an insightful overview of the subject. It describes the physical and psychological symptoms of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorders and the possible causes.
It also touches on eating disorders in children and what causes them, how carers and families can help when they suspect someone may have an eating disorder and what treatments are currently available.
You will automatically get a certificate on course completion which includes your name, CPD hours earned, date and learning objectives covered.

Objectives

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have an in-depth knowledge of:

What an eating disorder is, who can develop them and the causes
The myths surrounding eating disorders – and the real facts
The characteristics of the three main types of eating disorder
Other mental illnesses that may co-exist alongside eating disorders
Behavioural changes in those with an eating disorder
The psychological effects and physical signs to look out for
How an eating disorder affects the whole family
The long-term complications associated with eating disorders
What to say and what to do when you think someone might have an eating disorder and the importance of early intervention
The steps a GP might take
What is expected of carers – the family, carer and GP team – and difficulties they may ****
Typical treatments available
What special considerations are needed for children and adolescents



Modules

What is an Eating Disorder?
What are the Signs and Symptoms?
What to do if you Have a Concern


Accessing the course
Please register and sign up for the course via eventbrite.  Please ensure that your email address is correct when registering as this will be used to give you access to the course.  You will be emailed by Me Learning once your access has been granted. 

In-House Courses
In House courses are a cost-effective way of training a whole team in your own venue, on a date that works for you. Please contact us to discuss your exact training needs on:
01903 277010
We hope you enjoy the course!

Wednesday, 20. March 2019, online, E-Learning - Eating Disorder Awareness - (Families & Carers Training Programme)

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