School navigation

Continuing Education

Introduction to Eating Disorders

Date: 9:00am PDT October 13, 2012 - 5:00pm November 10, 2012 Location: Room 101, Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus

  • Event Image

Room 101, Lewis & Clark Graduate Campus

This course explores the history, etiology, prevalence, possible causes, early recognition, treatment, and prevention of anorexia nervosa, binge eating disorder, and related disordered eating behaviors.

Class discussion will include an overview of the possible causes of, early intervention for, and treatment of obesity. Information will be presented from a multidimensional approach, reviewing the biological, sociocultural, psychological, behavioral, nutritional, and medical modalities of treatment.

Topics will also include treatment options, community resources, and insurance coverage for eating disorders and obesity. This course is the prerequisite for all other eating disorders courses.

Course Details

Dates: Saturdays, October 13, 20, and November 3, 10, 2012

Time: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

**please note new days/time**

Instructor: Kirsten McAteer, M.A., LPC, CADC I, NCC

Degree-applicable credit: CPSY 572, 2 semester hours, $1,546

Continuing education credit: CECP 829, 2 semester hours, $700

Required texts: Treatment Of Eating Disorders, Grilo; and Treatment Of Eating Disorders, Maine. Available for purchase online at the Lewis & Clark bookstore.

  • To ensure your place and to avoid cancellation due to insufficient enrollment, please register no later than two weeks before your course or workshop is scheduled to begin. 


About the Instructor

Kirsten McAteer, M.A. ‘05 received a Master’s in Counseling Psychology with a specialty in addictions from the Lewis & Clark Graduate School of Education and Counseling. She is currently the program manager of the Path to Mindful Eating Program at Portland Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Program. 

New events are added to our calendar regularly. For the latest on events related to your specific interests, sign up to receive periodic updates by email and/or mail.

45.445733; -122.671119