About Eating Disorder Awareness Course
A training course beneficial for those in the healthcare sector and those caring for those suffering from eating disorders. The training course delivers a better understanding of eating disorders (from how they work, their symptoms, to psychological and even physical changes) and how to manage those suffering from these conditions.
How long will this course take?
This course takes 2 hours to be completed.
Who needs this training?
Healthcare professionals from all sectors can benefit from taking this course. Regardless of whether it is an induction to new staff members or a refresher that helps develop established staff’s understanding of eating disorders, it is also practical for anyone that deals with people suffering from eating disorders.
What are the main points covered?
Understanding what eating disorders are, alongside how people can develop them and how they can be affected by these conditions. Learn from case studies and how to manage clients that suffer from eating disorders.
How is it delivered?
Courses are delivered in-house or online via webinar/e-learning for up to 12 people. We also hold open courses across the UK.
How do you get Certified?
This course is available via an in-house group course for up to 12 delegates. Choose for the course to be delivered either face to face or by a blended learning option, at a time and place convenient to you. Alternatively, learn through one of our scheduled courses at centres located across the UK. Upon completion of this course, a certificate will be awarded.
Eating Disorder Awareness Course Outline
- Understanding of what eating disorders are.
- Understanding how people develop eating disorders.
- Understanding what the psychological reasons for eating disorders are.
- Reviewing of case studies.
- How does the media affect people?
- Anorexia and the body.
- Managing clients with an eating disorder.
Eating Disorders Awareness Course FAQs
What are eating disorders?
Eating disorders are behavioural conditions that affect not only physical functions but also psychological and social functions. Its main characteristics are severe and persistent disturbance in eating behaviours, which tend to be associated with distressing thoughts and emotions.
Who is suitable to take this course?
This training course is for those dealing with eating disorders. That can be from new staff members coming into a healthcare position to staff members that need a refresher on the course. As anyone can suffer from eating disorders, it is important that everyone understands how they work and react to help those suffering from them.
What will I learn in this course?
The course provides an understanding of how people can develop eating disorders. How they’re affected by them and how the media affects this entire process. You will also understand how to manage clients with eating disorders.
What can cause an eating disorder?
The course helps you understand how people develop an eating disorder, as well as how it can affect them. It will also help you to recognise how the media plays a role in this whole situation.