Friday, September 23, 2011

Introducing ANAD'S Professional Networking and Educational Luncheon Series

[First luncheon in October, every other month thereafter]

Enjoy connecting with area behavioral health clinicians to increase your eating disorder practice skills.

The cost of this luncheon is $25  /  1 CE for counselors, social workers and psychologists.
October 7, 2011   Noon - 2pm
LUIGI'S HOUSE   778 North Route 59,   Aurora, IL
RSVP by September 30, 2011 to or 630-577-1330

The October speaker is Kim Dennis, MD, Medical Director at Timberline Knolls. She will present: "Co-Occurring Dis­orders: When Addictions and Eating Disorders Collide." The demographics of eating disorders (ED) and substance use disorders (SUD), as well as the co-occurring demographics of both will be explored. Also examined is current research on the possible etiology of eating disorders and common psycho­logical characteristics of individuals with ED and the relationship to SUDs. Appropriate treatment methodologies utilizing the recovery and 12-Step models will also be presented during this 90 minute presentation. Educational luncheons will be offered every other month as an opportunity to network with other professionals, while gathering infor­mation on different strategies for treating those who suffer from eating disorders.

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