The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness is proud to present the 2019 Vero Beach EDucational Training Day, in partnership with the Rebecca Streetman Fund and the Mental Health Association in Indian River County
Training Day Fee: $25.00
Earn 7.5 Continuing Education Credits in ONE PLACE!
Obtain 7.5 CE credits* at the one day Vero Beach EDucational Training Day this September in Vero Beach, FL!
This training brings together experts from diverse fields in the treatment of eating disorders to take a look at medical complications of eating disorders, treating substance use and eating disorders, understanding attachment trauma and patterns in co-occurring disorders, integrating ACT, and challenging perfectionism as a clinician. This 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, Oliver-Pyatt Centers, Timberline Knolls, and Viamar.
7:30 – 8:00 AM
Registration and Breakfast
8:00 - 8:15 AM
8:15 – 9:45 AM
Medical Complications of Eating Disorders
Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S, Eating Recovery Center
10:00 – 11:30 AM
Ending the Game of Whack-A-Mole:
Treating Substance Use Disorders and Eating Disorders
Kim Litton, LCSW, CAP, CSAT and Megan Kniskern, MS, RD, LD/N, CEDRD-S, ViaMar Health
11:30 – 12:00 PM
12:00 - 1:30 PM
Understanding Attachment Trauma and Patterns in the Treatment of Eating and Co-Occurring Disorders
Juliet Caceres, PsyD, CEDS, Timberline Knolls
1:45 – 3:15 PM
Integrating ACT into Eating Disorder Treatment
Caroline Ehrlich, PhD and Lorrie Balding, LCSW, Oliver-Pyatt Centers
3:30 – 5:00 PM
Embracing Messiness in the Treatment Process: How to Challenge Perfectionism as a Clinician
Deandra Christianson, MA, LCPC, NCC, CCMHC, CDWF and Jamie Atkins, RD, CEDRD-S, Center for Discovery
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:
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. Her current focus is working with other clinicians, helping them navigate their own journey utilizing a non-diet approach, and effectively helping clients with their eating disorder struggles. She has spoken on other various topics related to eating disorders at the national and international level.
Lorrie Balding, LCSW, is Assistant Clinical Director at Oliver-Pyatt Centers Residential Program, and has been a part of the OPC family for nearly 4 years. She is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and has been implementing this treatment for 2 years within group and individual therapy settings. She has also co-facilitated ACT supervision groups, and is passionate about values-based approaches to holistic recovery.
Juliet Cáceres, Psy.D., is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist with over 25 years of practice. She currently serves at Timberline Knolls as Clinical Director of Spiritual Care leading clinical integration of spirituality as core to Timberline Knolls’ recovery program. Prior to her current role, Dr. Cáceres served the Director of Clinical Operations where she provided leadership and management of the clinical system to ensure the highest quality residential clinical services. Dr. Cáceres earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at Wheaton College in Wheaton, IL. Her clinical research interests center on understanding shame dynamics in trauma recovery and interpersonal dynamics, the integration of spiritualty in therapy and the healing journey towards wholeness.
Deandra Christianson, MA, LCPC, NCC received her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and received her Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. While in her Master’s program she earned a Counseling Specialization and focused on treatment of children and adolescents. She is currently completing her PhD in Organizational Leadership at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Deandra has been with Center for Discovery since 2013. She has presented at conferences and other engagements throughout the country. Deandra has worked with people with eating disorders, self-injurious behaviors, and other co-occurring issues in all treatment settings. Additionally, she has worked with schools in program development and implementation that focuses on student leadership and bullying prevention and intervention.
Caroline Ehrlich, PhD, is Senior Clinical Director at Oliver-Pyatt Centers Residential Program. She has been working with eating disorders for three years and has been incorporating Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) into individual and group work as well as programming since joining the OPC family. Caroline is passionate about treating eating disorders using evidence-based treatment that addresses the whole individual.
Megan Kniskern, MS, RD, LD/N, CEDRD-S is the Director Nutrition Services for ViaMar Health and a Lecturer at Arizona State University, teaching graduate and undergraduate nutrition and leadership courses. Megan is a Certified Eating Disorder Dietitian and Approved Supervisor through iaedp. She is the current out-going Chair for the Behavioral Health Nutrition DPG through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and the Phoenix Ambassador of the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians. Megan’s strength is working with food allergies, GI distress, veganism, vegetarianism, very low body weight, bariatrics and further combinations of complex eating disorder cases through a non-diet, brain-based nutrition approach in which additional principles of mindfulness and intuitive eating are incorporated early to help integrate healing their relationship with food from the start.
Kim Litton, LCSW, CAP, CSAT is Clinical Director for ViaMar Health and also has a private practice, where she specializes in SUD and process addictions. Kim has experience directing two different SUD programs from the ground up, one which also specialized in co-occurring Eating Disorders. She has been formally trained by the International Institute of Trauma and Addiction Professionals. Kim’s strength is using her authentic personality along with her own healing from trauma and addictions to help build rapport with every client. Her passion is to guide patients toward gaining insight into their disorders, walk them through the healing process of their trauma, and empower them to live their best life.
Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S is a board-certified psychiatrist who has specialized in eating disorders for over 20 years. After developing and directing the Children’s Health Eating Disorder Program, she joined Eating Recovery Center in 2014 to help open their Dallas program. Dr. Setliff received her medical degree from Creighton University. She completed her adult psychiatry residency in Dallas and her child/adolescent fellowship at UTSW Medical Center, where she served as Chief Resident. From 2000-2013, she was an Assistant Professor at UTSW and Medical Director of the Center for Pediatric Eating Disorders. She also was Medical Director for inpatient pediatric psychiatry from 2000-2011. Additionally, Dr. Setliff has served on the board of The Elisa Project, the Dallas Child and Family Guidance, and the Embody Love Movement Organization.
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Friday, September 27, 2019
Quail Valley River Club
2345 Florida A1A Vero Beach, FL
Friday, September 27, 2019
Quail Valley River Club
2345 Florida A1A Vero Beach, FL