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Special Events at The Center for Eating Disorders

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February 28, 2019

Building a Strong Recovery: 10 Tools That Can Help Along the Way

A FREE Workshop facilitated by Steven Crawford, M.D.


Eating disorder recovery is hard work. If you’ve experienced ups and downs or feel stuck at any point along the way, you’re not alone. 

In this presentation, Dr. Crawford will share insight from his three decades of work with patients and observations from our senior clinical staff about strategies and tools that are associated with long-term positive outcomes in recovery. 

Attendees will walk away with ten actionable ideas to guide next steps, boost motivation, enhance stability and strengthen skills. 

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March 3, 2019

When Pseudoscience Becomes Trendy: An Exploration of Clean Eating, False Health Claims and Eating Disorder Risk (1.5 CEU)

Featuring Keynote Speaker, Suman Ambwani, Ph.D.


This joint community/professional event will delve into the allure of "clean eating" and other pop culture health trends while breaking down the research on their outcomes and the potential eating disorder risks associated with them.

During her talk, Dr. Ambwani will introduce ideas on how to reduce eating disorder risk by shifting the focus from individual to systemic factors. Time for audience discussion and Q&A will follow. 

This event has been approved for 1.5 CEU hours for social workers, psychologists and professional counselors.

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March 2, 2019

13th Annual Love Your Tree Awards Ceremony & Reception

A Celebration of Art & Positive Body Image

Each year during National Eating Disorder Awareness Week, the Love Your Tree Poster Campaign culminates with a wonderful exhibit of student artwork that celebrates the diversity of beauty and empowers viewers to embra...

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March 18, 2019

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

A 1-hour workshop for campus-based treatment providers (1.0 CEU available)

Medical Complications of Eating Disorders Presenter:Rebecca Sokal, M.D. Psychiatrist, The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt   Join a consortium of college and university clinicians for a 1-hour workshop. ...

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March 28-30, 2019

CED Exhibiting at the 2019 NASW-VA Conference

Stop by our booth during the conference!

The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is a proud sponsor of The 2019 NASW-VA Conference, "Employing the Power of Knowledge". Visit our staff on site in the exhibit hall to discuss our unique treatment progra...

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Free Weekly Support Group

Join us each week from 7:00 to 8:30 PM for a recovery-focused support group open to anyone struggling with any type of eating disorder as well as friends, family and support people. This group is FREE and facilitated by a licensed clinician.

Every Wednesday

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#LetsCheckIn VIDEOS

These four video vignettes provide examples of real-life interactions, negative self-talk and disordered eating behaviors that indicate it might be time to check in more closely with a friend or family member.

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