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Continuing Education

Treatment of Eating Disorders

Date: 9:00am - 5:30pm PDT October 20 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, York 115

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Lewis & Clark Graduate School, York 115

This two-part class will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the current evidence-based treatments for adults with eating disorders, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Radically-Open DBT, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and more.

Students will learn methods of assessment for determining what level of care might be appropriate for a particular client, as well as ways to facilitate both a step up or adjustment down in a patients level of care—while maintaining progress.  

Students will learn how to screen for underlying bio-temperament when determining treatment strategies and how to work well with other providers as part of a larger treatment team.  

Involving friends and family members as appropriate will also be addressed, as well as treating common co-morbidities. This course is part of our Eating Disorders Certificate Program.

Course Details & Registration

Date and Time: Fridays, October 20th & November 17th, 2017, 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Instructor: Kirsten McAteer, MA, LPC, NCC

Degree Applicable credit: This course can be taken for 1 semester hour of Degree Applicable Credit. Please contact your advisor for more information.

Continuing education credit: CECP 834-01, 1 semester hours, $350

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)


About the Instructor

Kirsten McAteer, MA, LPC, NCC is a therapist in private practice in Portland, OR who specializes in the treatment of eating disorders. She has been intensively trained in Radicallly-Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy (RO-DBT) and is now on the international training team and is an approved trainer for this workshop. She leads RO-DBT classes for clients at her practice and is in an active RO-DBT consulting group. She serves as adjunct faculty at Lewis & Clark College and has given numerous trainings for professionals. She is currently Chair of the Columbia River Eating Disorder Network.