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Experiential Strategies for Working With Adolescents With Eating Disorders: Food Talk: Nutrition Therapies for Connecting Adolescent's Mind-Body-Spirit

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Webinar from the 2009 International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium.
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Adolescents have a lot to say about eating and body image. This workshop offers practical tools for use in group and individual therapy settings for engaging adolescents to talk openly about eating disorder struggles. Topics including intuitive eating, food portioning, fast food and the ideal meal will be presented by a registered dietitian. This workshop is useful for nutrition professionals as well as other team members working with adolescents.

Content Outline:
I. Nutrition Foundation-treatment approach for adolescents A. The Age of Adolescence: what gets in the way of good nutrition? B. The Remuda Model-The Patient Journal
II. Nutrition Experientials A. Intuitive Eating 1. RLP lesson plan 2. Handouts B. Bulimic Group 1. Class design 2. Objectives C. Fast Food 1. Why go? 2. Guidelines/expectations D. Ideal Meal 1. Application to recovery 2. Lead audience in experiential
III. Remember when working with adolescents… A. Hot topics: pro-ana, pro-mia, youtube B. Developmental stages
IV. Question/Answer-Wrap Up

This course is based on the recorded webinar, Experiential Strategies for Working With Adolescents With Eating Disorders: Food Talk: Nutrition Therapies for Connecting Adolescent’s Mind-Body-Spirit created by Juliet Zuercher, R.D.

Course Material Author

Juliet Zuercher, R.D.
Juliet Zuercher is a member of the Remuda Ranch Speakers Bureau. Ms. Zuercher functions as a registered dietitian in the Professional Relations division of Remuda Ranch. She consults with various professionals across the country on nutritional rehabilitation in the treatment of eating disorders. Prior to this position, Juliet served as the Nutrition Services Director for Remuda Ranch. She has experience in treating children, adolescents, adults and family members suffering with eating disorders. Ms. Zuercher has over eleven years of experience in the treatment of women with eating disorders. She has presented extensively across the US and written articles for popular magazines and professional publications.

Juliet Zuercher, R.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

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Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, therapists, and counselors who seek to update their research knowledge and competency in treating patients with eating disorders, increase and acquire new skills, learn new intervention strategies, and obtain continuing education credits. It is appropriate for professionals at all levels of knowledge.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Following this presentation, participants will integrate tools discussed into own practice setting for use in eating disorder treatment.
  2. Following this presentation, participants will apply practical group and individual therapy topics including intuitive eating, ideal meal and behavior chain analysis.
  3. Following this presentation, participants will recognize factors that sometimes hinder adolescents from making sound nutrition choices.


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