Course Description: This course reviews evidence-based practices for the evaluation and treatment of eating disorders in children and adolescents. This course focuses on the phenomenology of eating disorders, comorbidity of eating disorders with other psychiatric and medical disorders, and the treatment in children and adolescents.
Course Credit(s): 1 CE Credit or Hour
Course Format: Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): James Lock, MD, PhD, Maria C. La Via, MD, and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Committee on Quality Issues
Content Publisher(s): American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Reprinted with permission from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, © All Rights Reserved, 2017
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Dr. Lock is Professor of Child Psychiatry and Pediatrics in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine where he also serves as Director of the Eating Disorder Program for Children and Adolescents. Dr. Lock has published over 200 articles, abstracts, and book chapters.
Dr. La Via is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UNC Chapel Hill. Dr. She graduated from medical school at the Medical University of South Carolina where she also completed her residency in psychiatry as well as fellowships in child and adolescent psychiatry and eating disorders. She is a board certified adult and child and adolescent psychiatrist. Dr. La Via is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders.
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
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