Conference participants wishing to apply for continuing education credits with their accrediting organization can find conference objectives and speaker biographieshere.
January 21, 2011, 8:30 am - 4 pm Embassy Suites San Diego - La Jolla 4550 La Jolla Village Drive San Diego, CA 92122 Research is the key to understanding eating disorders and developing effective treatments. Please join us as we learn about the latest research in the field from experts on the cutting edge. Who should attend? Family members, treatment providers, friends, and others involved in outreach and advocacy. We look forward to an exciting day of learning. Your $75 registration fee includes lunch and parking.
New Insights into the Neurobiology of Anorexia Nervosa
Genetically-influenced personality traits and powerful neurobiological drives play an important part in eating disorders. Understanding these processes helps families develop insights into eating disorder symptoms. In addition, they provide the foundation necessary to develop more effective treatments. Read more about Dr. Kaye here.
Daniel le Grange, PhD
Family-Based Treatment for Adolescent Eating Disorders: The Maudsley Approach
Families can play an active and positive role in treatment for anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Understand the rationale for and implementation of this empirically supported treatment for adolescent eating disorders. Read more about Dr. le Grange here.
Renee Hoste, PhD
Family-Based Treatment: New Applications, Clinical Questions and Controversies
Dr. Hoste and Dr. le Grange together describe new directions in family based treatment and address common questions in an interactive session with ample time for Q & A.
Roxanne Rockwell, MA
Families Helping Families Fight the Beast
Advanced models of multifamily psychotherapy in the treatment of adolescent anorexia nervosa. Discussion of new models of family-based treatments and how families can work together to manage the illness in their home..
Brave Girl Eating: A Family Perspective
Memoirist and science writer Harriet Brown reads from her book Brave Girl Eating and discusses her family's experience with family-based treatment.
CEUs are not offered. Conference participants wishing to apply for credits with their accrediting organization can find conference objectives and speaker biographieshere.