Training Day Fee: $50.00
Student Fee: $25.00
Earn 7.5 Continuing Education Credits in ONE PLACE!
Obtain 7.5 CE credits* at the one day Delaware EDucational Training Day this September in Newark, Delaware!
This training brings together experts from diverse fields in the treatment of eating disorders to take a look at the blending of ACT and DBT, using Emotion-Focused Family Therapy, a conscious approach to nourishment, Anorexia Nervosa in adolescents, and the effects of weight stigma. The training is complete with five plenary sessions, networking opportunities, and breakfast/lunch. Join therapists, nutritionists, students and recent graduates, and medical practitioners at this prestigious event featuring inspiring speakers from several nationally renowned treatment centers.
A sincere thank you to our sponsors : Center for Discovery, Eating Recovery Center, Monte Nido & Affiliates, Timberline Knolls, and Walden
8:00 - 8:15 AM
Welcome from The Alliance
8:15 – 9:45 AM
The Blend of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) in the Treatment of Eating Disorders
Gregory Holich, MS, LCPC, Director of Program Development & DBT Program Coordinator, Timberline Knolls
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Empowering Caregivers: Using Emotion-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT)
Elizabeth Easton, PsyD (Psy.0003416), CEDS, National Senior Director of Child and Adolescent Services, Eating Recovery Center
11:30 – 12:00 PM
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Conscious Approach to Nourishment Through a Continuum of Care
Julia Vukicevic, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD, Director of East Coast Nutrition Services, Monte Nido & Affiliates
1:45 – 3:15 PM
Anorexia Nervosa in Adolescents – Life-Threatening Behavior? A Combined FBT:DBT Approach\Michael, Chiumiento, PsyD, Clinical Supervisor for Adolescent & Family Programming, Walden Behavioral Care
3:15 – 3:30 PM
Break with Coffee
3:30 – 5:00 PM
A Heavy Price: The Effects of Weight Stigma and What to Do About It Jennifer Henretty, PhD (CA PSY #25651, VA #0810005845), CEDS, Executive Director of Quality Management & Clinical Outcomes & Jamie Atkins, RDN, CEDRD-S, Director of Dietary Services for Adult Residential Treatment Center, Center for Discovery
This activity is pending approval from the National Association of Social Workers.
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Alliance maintains responsibility for all programs and their content. (Instructional Level: Intermediate)
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6958. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is a national non-profit dedicated to providing free, life-saving resources. Over the past 19 years, The Alliance has offered comprehensive services including but not limited to:
A negotiated rate of $145.00 at the Embassy Suites is available
Elizabeth Easton, PsyD, CEDS is a clinical psychologist and the National Senior Director of Child and Adolescent Services at Eating Recovery Center. She graduated with a Doctorate in Psychology from The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Easton completed her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship at The Children's Hospital of Denver, specializing in individual, family and group psychotherapy with the Eating Disorders Program, Anxiety and Mood Disorder Outpatient Clinics, and General Psychiatry Inpatient Units. She is certified as an Eating Disorder Specialist and an Advanced Psychotherapist in Emotion-Focused Family Therapy. She is a member of the board for the International Institute for Emotion-Focused Family Therapy. Dr. Easton has dedicated her career to the power of caregivers as the agents of change and healing for their loved ones.
Gregory Holich, MS, LCPC oversees the Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) program at Timberline Knolls. This involves supervising the DBT Specialists, providing education and training for TK staff, and facilitating daily DBT skills training groups with adult and adolescent residents at Timberline Knolls. Prior to joining Timberline Knolls, Greg worked as a Resident Advisor in Group Homes run by DuPage County for adults with long-term mental illness. He provided case management services to individuals with severe mental illness in an assisted living facility and worked with at-risk adolescent girls with developmental disabilities in a partial hospitalization program. Greg received his Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from North Central College in Naperville, Ill., and a Master of Science in Clinical Psychology from Benedictine University in Lisle, Ill.
Julia Vukicevic, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD is a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian and the Director of East Coast Nutrition Services for Monte Nido & Affiliates. She directly oversees nutrition programming at the East Coast locations of Monte Nido, Clementine, and Oliver-Pyatt Centers. Julia previously worked at Monte Nido’s day treatment program in Manhattan as the Lead Dietitian, and holds a Master of Science in Nutrition Education from Teachers College, Columbia University. She is an active member of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) and serves on the board of the iaedp New York Chapter as the Membership Chair. She also belongs to the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD) and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Michael, Chiumiento, PsyD has worked in Walden’s adolescent continuum for the last 8 years. In his current role as Clinical Supervisor of Adolescent & Family Services, Michael provides training and consultation to Walden’s adolescent treatment programs with an emphasis on evidence-based interventions, and primarily those indicated within Family Based Treatment and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Michael also provides training and consultation to schools and outside agencies, and continues to facilitate skills and support groups for parents and other caregivers across Walden’s adolescent continuum. Michael has received extensive training in Family Based Treatment (FBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), sits on a DBT consultation team, and provides outpatient individual and family therapy services. He completed a doctoral dissertation on the use of group therapy interventions for parents engaged in adolescent eating disorder treatment.
Jen Henretty, PHD., CEDS earned her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Memphis. Dr. Henretty has been treating eating disorders for over 15 years in various populations and levels-of-care. She has authored multiple research publications, spoken at conferences worldwide and appeared on CBS radio, the Dr. Phil show, and the LA Times. She also co-created the Discovery In Recovery app. Passionate about Health At Every Size®, Dr. Henretty is VP of the Board of Directors for the Association of Size Diversity and Health, and also serves on their Inclusiveness Committee. She is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist (CEDS), Past President of the LA Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp); a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED); and is currently the Executive Director of Quality Management & Clinical Outcomes for Discovery Behavioral Health.
Jamie Atkins RDN, CEDRD-S is a non-diet approach and weight inclusive dietitian specializing in HAES and working with clients with eating disorders. Jamie is the Director of Dietary Services for the Adult RTC at Center for Discovery and has a small private practice. She has been in the field for over a decade and has passion for helping people find their own path to inner peace with food, mind, and body. Jamie is a Licensed Body Positive Facilitator and is an advocate for putting an end to weight stigma while spreading the message of size acceptance through speaking publicly on the topic across the country. She has spoken on other various topics related to eating disorders at the national and international level.
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Friday, September 20, 2019
654 College Avenue Newark, DE
Friday, September 20, 2019
654 College Avenue Newark, DE