On-demand | 1 hour | 1 CE available

$20 with access for 365 days

Webinar Description

Presenter: Tara Arnold, PhD

Eating disorders are on the rise in the world. During the pandemic, people were left alone with food and oftentimes turned to food for comfort and a sense of connection. The treatment of eating disorders has evolved, as the knowledge in the field has become more scientific. Knowing the most up-to-date treatment and best practices for eating disorders is part of ethical treatment. We will explore the appropriate treatment team to use with eating disorder clients, the use of inpatient level of care, and current effective eating disorder treatments. We highlight CBT, imagery and metaphor, as well as DBT in the training to give voice to the tools available to clinicians.

Learning Objectives

  • Participants will be able to identify the members of the treatment team for eating disorders.

  • Participants will list the elements involved in the inpatient level of care for eating disorders.

  • Participants will establish applicable metaphors to use when conceptualizing eating disorder recovery.

  • Participants will identify DBT techniques applicable to eating disorder treatment.

CE Accreditation

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7174. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Course curriculum

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Tara Arnold

Tara Arnold

Tara Arnold, PhD, LCSW, CEDS-S, RYT-200 is the Clinical Co-director and co-founder of WholeHeart Psychoptherapy in Atlanta. Tara has been in the field of mental health since 1997 and specializes in men and women with eating disorders and dual diagnosis. Dr Arnold was intensively trained in eating disorders and DBT and is a renowned educator and speaker on eating disorders and DBT. She is certified by IAEDP as a CEDS-S Certified eating disorder specialist supervisor. From these passions, WholeHeart provides groups for eating disorder recovery, body image and self- love as well as intuitive eating. She has developed national eating disorder programs and consults for eating disorder inclusivity in agencies. Dr. Arnold is a supervisor, consultant, and trainer in DBT and eating disorder issues as well as a presenter at state and national conferences. In addition, she is a speaker and presenter for corporations and media outlets.

About this webinar

Original air date:  January, 2022

Target audience: Eating Disorder Treatment Centers, Private practice outpatient providers, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, Addiction Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists

Content Level: Intermediate

Cost: $20

Course delivery:  Online, on-demand

Interaction:  Asynchronous, Non-Interactive

Access:  365 days from date of purchase

Approvals: One (1) hour of CE credit provided by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).

Requirements to obtain CE:  Watch entire webinar recording; complete course evaluation & posttest. 

Posttest: Obtain an 80% minimum score. You can retake the test as needed to achieve a qualifying score.

Evaluation: At the completion of the webinar a course evaluation will be available for completion.

Certificate award process:  A certificate of completion will be provided by Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies. The certificate will be available for immediate download.

Accommodations:  All videos are closed-captioned.  Individuals needing other accommodations should contact continuinged@cgi.edu or call (480) 285-1761, ext. 3

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