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October 6-7, 2017

Eating Disorders: State-of-the-Art Treatment 2017

Annual Professional Symposium


Full-day Professional Symposium & Half-Day Ethics Workshop

Friday & Saturday
October 6-7, 2017 

Towson, Maryland

2017 Symposium Keynote Speakers


WHAT: The Center for Eating Disorders' symposium has a long history of bringing cutting edge, innovative clinical knowledge to health and mental health providers with the ultimate goal of improving outcomes for the individuals and families impacted by eating disorders. 

WHEN: Saturday, October 7, 2017 (Full Day Program) preceded by a half-day ethics workshop on October 6.   

WHERE: The Conference Center at Sheppard Pratt, 6501 North Charles St., Towson, MD 21204

AGENDA AT-A-GLANCE:

FRIDAY, OCT 6th  / 1:00 - 4:30 PM

Confronting ethical challenges in the treatment of adolescents and adults with eating disorders
Stephen Touyz, Ph.D.

SATURDAY, OCT 7th / 8:00 - 5:30 PM

Keynote Sessions:

Updates and advancements in the treatment of binge eating disorder (BED)
James E. Mitchell, M.D.

Working with parents who have eating disorder histories: Challenges and opportunities, 
Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, Ph.D.

How do patients get stuck? The neurobiology of habit in anorexia nervosa
Joanna Steinglass, M.D.

When anorexia does not remit: A new paradigm giving hope for the future
Stephen Touyz, Ph.D.

Gender identity and body dysmorphia: what do we know?
Carly Guss, M.D., MPH

Breakout Sessions (Choice of one):

Utilizing Technology to Benefit your Clients with Eating Disorders & Body Image Disturbances
Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, Ph.D.

Treating patients with severe and enduring anorexia nervosa (SE-AN): A clinician’s guide
Stephen Touyz, Ph.D.

Guidelines for the Implementation of Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) for Binge Eating Disorder
James Mitchell, M.D.

Beyond the Rainbow: Caring for Transgender Patients in Your Practice
Carly Guss, M.D., MPH

Mechanism-Based Treatments for Anorexia Nervosa
Joanna Steinglass, M.D.

 

REGISTRATION: *Registration is now OPEN* 
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WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Physicians, psychologists, counselors, social workers, dietitians, and all health professionals involved in the treatment of patients with eating disorders. 

FEES: 

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION BY SEPT. 29

*Best Value* Option 1: $245: Fri-Sat, Oct. 6 & 7, includes Ethics Workshop AND Symposium (FT Student & SPHS Staff: $175)

  • Option 2: $190.00  Sat, Oct. 7 ONLY, full-day Symposium (FT Students & SPHS Staff: $125)
  • Option 3: $65.00 Fri Oct. 6 ONLY, half-day Ethics Workshop (FT Students & SPHS Staff: $50)

REGISTRATION AFTER SEPT. 29 FOR EVERYONE

  • Option 1: $275.00  Fri-Sat, Oct. 6 & 7, includes Ethics Workshop AND Symposium 
  • Option 2: $210.00  Sat, Oct. 7 ONLY, full-day Symposium 
  • Option 3: $75.00  Fri Oct. 6 ONLY

 

TRAVEL & ACCOMMODATIONS: A limited block of rooms has been reserved for the event dates at the nearby Sheraton Baltimore North Hotel in Towson, MD. The hotel is located 2 miles from the conference center and will provide free shuttle service to/from the symposium (by request/reservation).  

Rooms will be offered to workshop attendees at a discounted rate of $144/night, not including taxes or fees. The discounted  rate is only available until 5pm EST on September 15, 2017 or until the group block is filled. 

Call the Sheraton directly at 410-321-7400 or 1-888-627-7147 and identify that you are with “The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt Symposium group” or you may Book Your Room Online.

Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) is approximately 30-35 minutes from Towson.

Baltimore Penn Station is approximately 15-20 minutes from Towson.

 

SPEAKER BIOS: Find out more about the 2017 panel of speakers here.

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION: This event has been approved for a total of 10.5 CME/CNE/CEU/ACEP/CE credits including 3.0 ETHICS credits if attending the October 6 workshop. Please scroll down to see full continuing education statements and details.

ETHICS WORKSHOP LEARNING OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1: Identify the most common ethical and legal issues involved in the treatment of eating disorders and review evidence and arguments in each case

OBJECTIVE 2: List the guiding clinical principles for ethical treatment

OBJECTIVE 3: Discuss strategies for dealing with ethical dilemmas and moving towards practical decision-making in the treatment of eating disorders  

SYMPOSIUM LEARNING OBJECTIVES

OBJECTIVE 1:  Demonstrate up-to-date knowledge regarding the mechanics of eating disorder etiology, persistence and remittance  

OBJECTIVE 2:  Develop competency in working with a diverse population of individuals and families impacted by eating disorders.

OBJECTIVE 3:  Utilize best-practices and implement evidence-based interventions in the treatment of eating disorders in your patient population. 

Physicians: Sheppard Pratt Health System is accredited by The Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Sheppard Pratt Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses: Sheppard Pratt Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Maryland Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This activity is approved for 10.5 contact hours for nurses.

Psychologists: Sheppard Pratt Health System is authorized by the State Boardof Examiners of Psychologists as a sponsor of continuing education. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. Sheppard Pratt Health System designates this educational activity for a maximum of 10.5 CEU hours for psychologists. Psychologists should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Social Workers  Sheppard Pratt Health System is authorized by the Board of Social Work Examiners of Maryland to offer continuing education for social workers. Sheppard Pratt takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity. This activity is approved for 10.5 CEU contact hours in Category 1 credits for social workers.

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Counselors: Sheppard Pratt Health System has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5098. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Sheppard Pratt Health System is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This activity is available for 10.5 NBCC clock hours. 

Registered Dietitians: The Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, has approved this event for 10.5 CPEs for registered dietitians and registered dietetic technicians.

 

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