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Northeast Branch Meeting July 22, 2017
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When: Saturday July 22, 2017
Where: Johnson City Community Health Center
2151 Century Lane
Johnson City, TN  37604
United States

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NASWTN – Northeast Branch Monthly Meeting

Date: July 22nd, 2017

Time: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM

Location with address:    Johnson City Community Health Center

                                          2151 Century Lane

                                          Johnson City, TN 37604

Title of Workshop: Eating Disorders 101

Number of Continuing Education Units Offered: Two

Presenter(s) Name: Eliza Sholtz, and Residential Manager, Child and Adolescent Program, North Carolina


Biographical Information on Presenter:  Eliza is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker having earned a master’s degree in clinical social work from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Sewanee: The University of the South in Sewanee, TN.

After completing her undergraduate program, Eliza worked as a post graduate research associate at the Yale School of Medicine, Child Study Center. During her time at the Child Study Center, she conducted research on a variety of themes including emotional regulation, stress, and risk taking in adolescents. Through her research, she developed a deeper understanding of the biological and environmental factors that impact child/adolescent development and a strong desire to continue working with adolescents and their families

Workshop Description:

Early detection and treatment for eating disorders can have a strong impact on prognosis and recovery. Many individuals seeking help for eating disorders related concerns will present to health care providers for guidance. This presentation aims to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of eating disorders in children, adolescents, and adults and to inform attendees of the factors contributing to the etiology of eating disorders.

Learning Objectives:

1.      List five clinical symptoms that may indicate the presence of an eating disorder in a child or adolescent

2.      Identify psychological risk factors implicated in the etiology of eating disorders

  1. Describe two factors crucial to accurate eating disorder diagnosis


Cost of workshop: NASW members $0; Non-member $20; Students $0

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