Understanding Eating Disorders - Detection, Prevention and Support

In Aston, Norwich, Manchester and 4 other venues

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Typology Training
Location At 7 venues
Duration 1 Day

The course aims to increase knowledge and practical skills and enhance best practice, whilst demonstrating a commitment to the well-being of those in your care.
Suitable for: Suitable for professionals who need to learn more about eating disorders - either to prevent them, or to support those affected by them. This essential course has been successfully delivered to a variety of professionals, including those working in education, mental health, social care, counselling, fashion, health and fitness and many more.

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7 Mansfield Road (Nottinghamshire)
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Nottingham, NG1 3FB


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Aston (West Midlands)
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80 Park Road, B6 5PL


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Bournemouth (Dorset)
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56 Westover Road, BH1 2BS


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Exeter (Devon)
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Commercial Road, EX2 4AD


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Maidstone (Kent)
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Marsham Street, ME14 1HH


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Manchester (Lancashire)
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Potato Wharf, Castelfield, M3 4NB


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Norwich (Norfolk)
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103 Prince Of Wales Road, NR1 1DW


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Course programme

Understanding Eating Disorders: Prevention, Detection & Support

Course Content:

  • The different types of eating disorder
  • Signs, symptoms and diagnoses
  • Causes, triggers and 'at risk' groups
  • Treatment and recovery measures
  • Sufferers and their 'carers' - parents, friends, teachers
  • How you can offer support - and what isn't helpful
  • The support available locally and nationally
  • The law - child protection, confidentiality, the mental health act
  • The impact of peer pressure and the media
  • Building self esteemThe course also features:
  • User led workshops
  • Question and answer sessions
  • Opportunities to networkFeedback from past delegates:

    "The trainer made the subject come alive. The day was positively absorbing. It was lively, well presented and I felt I gained enormously from it. I also have a better understanding of the theory behind eating disorders and will use this knowledge in my clinical practice." School Nurse

    "GPs and consultants should do this course as mandatory training. One of the best training courses I have ever attended." Primary Care Mental Health Worker

    The course cost includes all handouts, reference materials and certificates of attendance.


  • 27th May 2011 at YMCA, Bournemouth
  • 1st July at YHA Manchester, Manchester
  • 6th July 2011 at The X Centre, Exeter
  • 19th August 2011 at WMSNT, Birmingham
  • 9th September 2011 at The Vassall Centre, Bristol
  • 14th October at beat Head Office, Norwich
  • 4th November 2011 at Maidstone Community Support Centre, Kent
  • 5th December 2011 at Nottingham CVS, Nottingham

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