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Anorexia: Understanding and Treating Self-Harm

Steven Levenkron, M.S.

6.0 CE Hours Available

All orders include the entire presentation with handouts and a CE test.
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Audio Download
RRP$95.00
Offer Price$76.00
CD Audio w/ Audio Download
RRP$110.00
Offer Price$84.00
Extra CE Test
RRP$45.00
Offer Price$36.00

Description

Objectives

To increase participants ability to:
  • Identify anorexia nervosa when it is present or developing
  • Determine appropriate actions and referrals Assess identified patientís family
  • Involve the patientís family in treatment
  • Develop and implement strategies for the coordination of the outpatient treatment team
  • Understand self-harm
  • Complete a differential diagnosis
  • Understand and manage therapist discomfort with patient symptoms
  • Treat self-harming patients
  • Work with schools, parents, emergency room doctors and other physicians involved with the patient
  • Understand medications used with eating disorders Map a road to recovery

Topics

Confirming Diagnosis of Anorexia Nervosa
  • Initial consultation--Establishing therapeutic rapport--Reviewing medical and psychological history -- Obtaining family history
The Co-Therapy Model
  • Overview of family dynamics -- Supportive counseling for parents -- Anxiety, depression, and related family issues -- Getting parents on the treatment team
Treating Anorexia Nervosa
  • Presentation of Case Study -- Nurturant- Authoritative (N-A) approach in therapy -- Relating the N-A approach to the case study -- The role of medication
Skills and Techniques for the Therapist
  • Becoming believable to the anorexic patient -- Understanding the value of anorexia
  • Competing with anorexic thoughts -- Social re-integration of the isolated anorexic --