Eating Disorders: The Latest Information You Need to Know

  • Friday, June 18, 2021
  • 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Live Event via Zoom


Program Information:


"Eating Disorders: The Latest Information You Need to Know”


Dr. Joann Hendelman, PhD, MA,BSN,RN,FAED,CEDS,CEDRN

Date:  June 18, 2021

Live Event: 9:00 am - 10:30 am

(Announcements, virtual networking) 9:00-9:30am; (Presentation) 9:30-10:30am

*Your Zoom link will be sent out at 8:30 a.m. on the day of the event.*

Presentation Summary:  

This presentation will review the current, relevant eating disorder research and trends. Discussion will include contributing factors that lead to the development of eating disorders, while also dispelling common myths and misconceptions. The DSM-5 Eating Disorder criteria will be reviewed, including signs, symptoms and physical findings. Screening, treatment team, levels of care, and other elements related to the treatment of eating disorders will be discussed.

Learning objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to explain differences between DSM-5 Eating Disorder diagnoses.

  2. Participants will learn about at least 2 commonly held myths and misconceptions about eating disorders as outlined by the 9 truths.

  3. Participants will explore the impact of other eating and body image-related concerns.

Speaker Bio:

Dr. Joann Hendelman (she/her) is the Clinical Director of The Alliance for Eating Disorders Awareness. She is also Clinical Director of The Alliance Psychological Services which provides therapy for those who are uninsured or underinsured, and those who historically have not had access to care. The program is staffed by Postdoctoral Fellows under Dr. Hendelman's supervision. She also trains and supervises Alliance Support Group Facilitators. Dr. Hendelman is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Registered Nurse, and maintains a private practice in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Dr. Hendelman is a Fellow in the Academy for Eating Disorders (FAED). She is a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist (CEDS), a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Nurse (CEDRN) and an IAEDP Approved Supervisor for those seeking certification (through The International Association Of Eating Disorders Professionals). 

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