Behavioral & Emotional Topics: Eating Disorders

The Title IV-E Program offers free trainings to San Francisco Human Services Agency staff who work with youth in foster care, group home staff, foster family agency staff, and foster parents in San Francisco.  

Most classes can be offered at an agency’s site on weekdays, evenings, or Saturdays with a minimum of 8 guaranteed participants attending the training.  Agencies can select topics from the currently offered list or request new workshops.  Our faculty can customize workshops that fit your agency's needs.

For eligibility questions and more information about scheduling classes, please contact Lynne Towe, Title IV-E Project Director at 415-267-6570 or email ltowle@ccsf.edu

To register for Title IV-E classes email fcstrain@ccsf.edu.  Call 415-267-6523 if you have questions about a scheduled class.

California Board of Behavioral Sciences CEU Provider # 3002

 

Helping Youth in Foster Care with Eating Disorders
In a society that continues to focus on body image, the developing youth are particularly at risk for developing an eating disorder. Explore the myths and misconceptions; consequences of dysfunctional eating, and treatment. Examine: eating attitudes, beliefs, and opinions; types of eating disorders; the consequences of eating disorders; who suffers from them; and treatments available.

Helping Youth in Foster Care with Eating Disorders

In a society that continues to focus on body image, the developing youth are particularly at risk for developing an eating disorder. Explore the myths and misconceptions; consequences of dysfunctional eating, and treatment.   Examine:
Eating attitudes, beliefs, and opinions
Types of eating disorders
The consequences of eating disorders
Who suffers from them
Treatments available
Having an Eating Disorder is much more than just being on a diet. An Eating Disorder is an illness that permeates all aspects of each sufferer's life. It is caused by a variety of emotional factors and influences and has a profound effect on the youth's physical and emotional health. An eating disorder affects a person's feelings about school, social relationships, work, and day-to-day activities. Study Anorexia and Bulimia, the most common eating disorders with an emphasis on the signs, symptoms, interventions, and treatment.

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