The Veritas Collaborative Symposium on Eating Disorders offers professionals the opportunity to attend lectures taught by experts in the field of eating disorders to better apply best-practice, evidence-based care for patients and their families. With a balance of nutritional, psychotherapeutic, medical, and psychiatric knowledge, the Symposium offers a multidisciplinary approach that Veritas Collaborative believes is crucial for the treatment of eating disorders. In addition to the lectures, Veritas Collaborative will offer a tour of their facility.
Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD is a nutrition therapist with 30 years of experience and recognized leadership in the field of eating disorders. She is the Founder and Nutritional Director of Eating Disorder Treatment Collaborative and F.E.E.D. Intensive Outpatient Program in New York. Sondra is the author of the Comprehensive Learning/Teaching Handout Series for Eating Disorders on CD and the contributing author to Eating Disorders – Clinical Guide to Counseling and Treatment. In 2010, she was the inaugural recipient of the iaedp Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian designation; in 2004, she received the NEDA Excellence in Treatment Award; and, in 2002, she received the SCAN Excellence in Practice Award. Sondra's specialty in the collaborative treatment of eating disorder patients and training of eating disorder professionals has led her to become a national workshop leader/speaker and media spokesperson. She currently also works as a consultant for Monte Nido Treatment Centers in New York.
Chase Bannister, MDIV, MSW, LCSW, CEDS is the Co-founder, Vice President, and Chief Clinical Officer for Veritas Collaborative and is credentialed as a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals. Chase earned concurrent graduate degrees from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill & Duke University, completing residencies in clinical social work at Duke University Medical Center & Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Services. Chase joined Stacie McEntyre in 2006 to create a specialized Dialectical Behavior Therapy-based residential treatment center for adults with eating disorders. Chase is a member of the Academy for Eating Disorders, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, the Eating Disorders Coalition, the Residential Eating Disorders Consortium, and serves as Board Vice President of Mental Fitness, Inc., an international non-profit centered on advocacy, prevention, and education about eating disorder mental illnesses.
Terrill Bravender, MD, MPH is the Division Chief of Adolescent Medicine at Nationwide Children’s Hospital and a Professor of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the Ohio State University College of Medicine. He is the Founder and Executive Director of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Eating Disorders Program and has published extensively in the field of adolescent health and eating disorders. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan and Harvard University, previously holding faculty appointments at Harvard University and Duke University. His research involves the intersection of mental and physical health with a particular emphasis on adolescent nutrition. Terrill is active in the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine, the Society for Pediatric Research, and the American Board of Pediatrics.
Pleiades Art Gallery, 109 East Chapel Hill Street, Durham, NC 27701
(limited space available)
|8:30am||Registration and Breakfast|
|9:30am||"Nourished Brains: Powerful Minds"|
|11:00am||Tours of Veritas Collaborative|
|1:30pm||"The Emperor's New Clothes: Bias Inside the Therapy Room"|
|2:30pm||"Medical Management of Adolescent Eating Disorders"|
Hilton Durham near Duke University, 3800 Hillsborough Rd. Durham, NC 27705
Professional credits will be offered in collaboration with Wake AHEC. Click here to register for credits.*
*Credit: A participant must attend 100% of each selected session to receive credit. Partial session credit will be awarded.
National Board Certified Counselors Credit (NBCC): Wake AHEC is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and a cosponsor of this event/program. Wake AHEC may award NBCC-approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP maintains responsibility for the content of this event. Provider #6477.
Category A NC Psychology Credit: This program will provide 3.75 contact hours (Category A) of continuing education for North Carolina Psychologists.
Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES): Application has been made to the North Carolina AHEC Program, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. for up to 3.75 hours total Category I continuing education contact hours. Pending approval.
Dietitian: Application has been made for 3.75 CPEU. Pending approval.
Wake AHEC CEU: Wake AHEC will provide 0.4 CEU to participants upon completion of this activity. No partial CEU credit will be given.
Contact Hours: Wake AHEC will provide up to 3.75 contact hours to participants. A participant must attend 100% of each selected session to receive credit. No partial session credit will be awarded.