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Third Annual Conference on Eating Disorders

Integrating Clinical and Research Findings
in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

Friday, October 2, 2015 • 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Auditorium
5305 Elliott Drive • Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Keynote Speakers:

Michael LevineKeynote: Chasing the Tale of Two Paradigms: Implications of the Biopsychiatric and Sociocultural Perspectives for Prevention, Research, Advocacy and Theory
Michael Levine, PhD, FAED
Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Kenyon College
Ron Thompson Keynote: Clinical Use of Contextual Body Image and Exercise in the Treatment of Athletes with Eating Disorders
Ron Thompson, PhD, CEDS
Co-Director The Victory Program at McCallum Place Consulting Psychologist Athletic Department, Indiana University Fellow, Academy for Eating Disorders
Voices of Recovery Series Invited Speaker:
Lisa LaBorde, F.E.A.S.T. (Families Empowered and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders)

New This Year
Nationally-Known, Top-Ranked Eating Disorder Programs will be sharing information about their services and areas of expertise in the exhibit hall

 Exhibitor Booths will be open from 7:45am - 4:30pm


Workshop Titles and Leaders

Unsafe as a Way of Life: Complex Trauma in the Development of Binge Eating Disorder
Amy Pershing, LMSW, Clinical Director, Center for Eating Disorders, Director, Bodywise Program Title:  

Eating Disorders in Post-Bariatric Surgery Patients
Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD, Medical Director, Center for Eating Disorders; Medical Consultant, St. Joseph Mercy Eating Disorder Recovery Program 

Social Media and Eating Disorders: Is there anything out there to "like"?
Jennifer Jenks, MD, Staff Psychiatrist, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Eating Disorder Recovery Program

Males and Eating Disorders: Special Treatment Issues 
Melanie Jacobs, MA, LLP, Clinical Specialist, Center for Eating Disorders; Eating Disorder Treatment Team Consultant, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor 
Judith Banker, MA, LLP, FAED, Founder & Executive Director, Center for Eating Disorders, Lead Consultant, St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Eating Disorder Recovery Program

Advanced Interventions for Dietitians in the Treatment of Complex Eating Disorders
Lee McDonagh, RD, CDE. Center for Eating Disorders, Head Dietitian, St. Joseph Mercy Eating Disorder Recovery Program, Lead Consulting Dietitian
Stephanie Collins, RD  Center for Eating Disorders Dietitian and Dietitian Consultant St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor Eating Disorder Recovery Program; 

 Registration Fee: $50
Discount: $25 (SJMHS colleagues), $10 for students Lunch is included in the registration fee.
Social Work 5.0 CEUs/ Registered Dieticians 5.0 CEUs
Saint Joseph Mercy Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Sponsored by:
A Member of Trinity Health
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