With 25% of children and 63% of adults in Australia afflicted by weight problems, our nation’s health professionals have an urgent need to become experts in the identification and treatment of overweight and obesity. World obesity experts from Read the rest
The Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders are running two workshop in Crows Nest in Sydney on Friday 17 November, aimed at clinicians working with eating disordered patient’s and will address common clinical challenges.
1. Eating Disorders Clinical Workshop for dietitians.
By Tara MacGregor, Linda Hodge, Helen Storey and Gabbi Heruc.
(co-hosted by the Dietitian Association of Australia Eating Disorder Interest group)
This workshop will address the following topics:
- Managing of issues that can challenge a Dietitian’s professional boundaries including confidentiality, out of hours contacts, social Read the rest
A record number of 250 people attended the event at the Charles Perkins Centre, University of Sydney.
Hosted by the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders with Sydney Local Health District, this year’s Forum centered around the theme “Eating Disorders are Everybody’s Business”, reflecting the need for a whole team approach to the treatment of eating disorders.
CEDD’s Deputy Director Danielle Maloney and NSW Mental Health Minister Tanya Davies MP attended the official launch of the new “Navigating Your Way to Health” resources in the Hunter on Monday 8th May.
These two booklets answer the questions that come up when someone has an eating disorder, including what to do, where to get help and how to support a loved one on the road to recovery.