Common eating disorders that occur among adolescents, their functional impacts, and ways occupational therapy practitioners can support young people and their families experiencing eating disorders will be explored in this course. This course is part of the Continued Learning Podcast series.
Course created on June 2, 2022
Course Type: Audio, Text
CEUs/Hours Offered: AOTA/0.1 Intermediate, OT Service Delivery, 04771; CE Broker/1.0 General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct Client/patient Services In Occupational Therapy (SC), Related To OT (AZ), Related To OT (LA), Directly Related To OT (MS), Directly Related To OT (TN), CE Broker #20-917861; IACET/0.1; NBCOT PDUs/1.25 Intermediate, Pediatrics
- After this course, participants will be able to distinguish between three common eating disorders: anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.
- After this course, participants will be able to analyze how eating disorders can impact occupations and mental and physical health among adolescents.
- After this course, participants will be able to apply knowledge of the functional impacts of eating disorders among adolescents to occupational therapy practice.
|5-30 Minutes||Diagnoses, signs and symptoms, functional impacts|
|30-50 Minutes||Role of OT practitioner, assessments, practice applications & other topics|
|50-60 Minutes||Wrap up; Summary|
Lindy L. Weaver
Dr. Weaver has worked as an occupational therapist for over 12 years and has extensive experience in pediatric and adolescent mental health. Her clinical, educational, and research endeavors are focused on improving and providing evidence-informed care that maximizes protective factors and facilitates personal growth among young people and their families.
MS, OTD, OTR/L
Dr. Dennis Cleary has over 25 years of experience as an occupational therapist. Dennis’ clinical practice has been primarily with children and adults with intellectual disabilities to encourage their full participation in all aspects of life at home, work, and in the community. He has had faculty positions at The Ohio State University and Indiana University. As a researcher, he has been on teams that have received over seven million dollars in grants from state and federal agencies, including a National Institutes of Health multisite trial of the Vocational Fit Assessment, an age-appropriate transition assessment, which he co-created. He has numerous publications and national and international presentations. Dennis is passionate about increasing the role of Occupational Therapy in transition-age service with the goal of improving outcomes and quality of life for all.
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American Occupational Therapy Association
OccupationalTherapy.com is an AOTA Approved Provider of professional development, #7659. Course approval ID# 04771. This distance learning - independent course is offered at 0.1 CEUs (Intermediate level, OT Service Delivery Area). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
OccupationalTherapy.com is an approved provider for CE Broker, provider #50-14558. This course is offered for 1.0 hours, General (FL), Patient Related (AL), General Continuing Education (GA), Direct client/patient services in occupational therapy (SC), Related to OT (AZ), Related to OT (LA), Directly Related to OT (MS), Directly Related to OT (TN) category/categories. If you are an OT/OTA in Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina or Tennessee, CE Broker may be of interest to you.
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