February 24, 2017
Veritas Collaborative provides evidence-based educational opportunities for healthcare providers and community members to raise awareness, inform early identification and treatment, and increase access to care for all persons diagnosed with eating disorders.
Having specialized in the treatment of eating disorders since 1991, Stacie serves on the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals’ Board of Directors. Stacie joined the Duke University Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) in 1998 as the Coordinator of Duke’s Eating and Body Image Concerns Treatment Team, concomitant with her work at The Duke Center…
Erikka Dzirasa, MD, MPH grew up in Buffalo, NY but began her high school career in Jacksonville, FL. She attended Spelman College, a small liberal arts school in Atlanta, GA, where she received a dual Bachelor of Science degree in Biology & French. During her tenure in college, she also completed studies abroad at Sussex…
This is an introductory/intermediate level educational program designed for mental health professionals, dietitians, and other health care providers.
Upon completion of this workshop, participants will be able to:
This interactive program will inform providers about how gender and sexual identity impact eating disorders presentation. Providers will learn about the challenges faced by diverse populations as well as best practice for addressing the needs of individuals of various gender and sexual identities. In addition, discussion will explore how clinician biases may impact treatment.
Eating disorders presentation varies across different racial and ethnic groups. This presentation will examine socio-cultural influences and how they impact the development of eating disorders, disordered eating, and body dissatisfaction. Presenter will discuss the impact of socio-cultural variables on treatment seeking and service utilization.
This program provides 3 continuing education credits.
Veritas Collaborative is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Veritas Collaborative maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This activity is pending approval as a continuing provider education activity by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Disclosure Statement: Veritas Collaborative conforms to APA Ethical Standards and continuing education standards and criteria. All speakers are required to disclose any commercial relationships or conflicts of interest at the educational activity.