NH Eating Disorders Conference

 

Please join us for the 8th NH Eating Disorders Conference

“Untangling the Web of Disordered Eating and Weight Disorders”

Presented by Plymouth State University’s Eating Disorders Institute and Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation. This year’s conference will be held Thursday, September 20, and Friday, September 21, at the beautiful Church Landing at Mill Falls in Meredith, NH. This two-day conference will focus on new knowledge, tools, and strategies for eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder (BED), as well as prevention programs. There will be 17 sessions including two keynote speakers and 25 leading eating disorders experts from more than 11 eating disorders treatment centers across the country. Contact Dr. Mardie Burckes-Miller for more information.

Who Should Attend?

The conference is designed for psychologists, social workers, mental health counselors, substance abuse professionals, nurses, medical assistants, physicians, dietitians, diet techs, and school professionals (educators, coaches, school nurses, school psychologists, school counselors, and athletic trainers). Prevention/outreach  specialists, family and  eating disorders survivors, and other health care professionals are also invited. Workshops  are designed to meet the need of advanced professionals and the general audience.

Objectives

At the end of the 8th NH Eating Disorders Conference, attendees will

1. Discuss a framework of Size Acceptance and Health at Every Size to help support clients in their recovery journey.
2. Use the Nine Truths of Eating Disorders to become an advocate for your profession.
3. Discuss eating disorders within at least three specialized populations.

  • Gain insight into the experiences of other professionals who face similar challenges
  • Engage with leading experts in the eating disorder field
  • Energize your colleagues with your new knowledge and connections
  • Empower yourself to be a leader in the field

Three Focus Areas

• Clinical Issues

• Diversity and Integrative

• Education/Prevention

Conference Schedule

 

Speakers Information

There will be no fee for cancellations.

Disability Accommodations

Commonwealth Educational Seminars’ training facilities are wheelchair accessible. To discuss disability accommodations or for any other questions, please contact: Mardie Burckes-Miller 603-381-4802( cell) or 603-535-2515(work).

Grievance Policy

Plymouth State University (PSU) seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to PSU, 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact margaret@plymouth.edu at Plymouth State University (603)535-2515.

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Contact

Dr. Mardie Burckes-Miller

Professor of Health Education
Director of the Eating Disorders Institute
Graduate Program Coordinator for Eating Disorders

Phone: (603) 535-2515
Email: margaret@plymouth.edu