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Continuing Education


Date: 9:00am PDT June 22 Location: Lewis & Clark Graduate School, York 101

Lewis & Clark Graduate School, York 101

This course will include an overview of nutrition principles, nutrition therapy, and the role of the dietitian/nutritionist on the treatment team.

Students will learn principles of nutritional rehabilitation for underweight clients, structured eating for clients with bulimia nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder, as well as principles of intuitive eating and mindful eating. Orthorexia will be discussed in the context of our obsessive diet culture, and strategies for working with these clients will also be incorporated.

Students will also learn strategies for working with families, particularly those of teens. Students will examine their own relationships with food and strategies for personal wellness, and will learn how to establish professional boundaries around food issues with clients. Collaboration between the dietitian/nutritionist and therapist will be discussed, and case examples will be used to illustrate and differentiate roles of therapist and nutritionist.

This course is part of our Eating Disorders Certificate Program.

Course Details & Registration

Dates: Saturday-Sunday, June 22-23, 2019, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Instructor: Jacqueline Abbott, DrPH, RDN, LD, CEDS

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 836-01, 1 semester hours, $350

Continuing education credit registration form (PDF)

  • *Please note: Completed registration forms containing social security numbers and/or credit card information should not be submitted via email. If you choose to pay by credit card, please mail or fax your registration to the Center for Community Engagement, using the contact information on the right-hand side of this webpage.

About the Instructor

Jacqueline Abbott, DrPH, RDN, LD, CEDS has worked in the field of eating disorders for 35 years, with experience as a Program Director for Remuda Ranch Northwest, and a dietician for Monte Nido Clementine. Additionally, she assisted in organizing the Eating Disorder program at Western Psychological Counseling Services. She has worked at Northwest Primary Care for almost 24 years in the field of prevention in early intervention of eating disorder treatment, as well as with diabetes patients, infant and child feeding concerns, anxiety depression, cancer, and geriatric medicine. Additionally, Jacqueline served as co-coordinator for the eating disorder certificate program at Lewis & Clark.

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