Eating Disorders - Certified by CPD


Price is per online user of this course. EU applicable VAT is added.

This awareness course gives an insightful overview to eating disorders. It describes the physical and psychological symptoms of anorexia, bulimia and binge eating disorder, and the possible causes of these mental illnesses. This course explains how carers and families can help when they suspect someone may have an eating disorder and what treatments are currently available.

This course is for anyone who wishes to gain an understanding of eating disorders, including:

• Education staff including head teachers and governors
• Parents and other family members
• Care workers and managers
• Social workers and managers
• Health staff
• Professional organisations

See below for further information.

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Course Overview:

This course is split into three modules:

• What is an Eating Disorder
• What are the Signs and Symptoms
• What to do if you have a Concern

Upon successful completion of this course you will be automatically awarded a certificate containing the course name and completion date.

Course Details:

In this course you will learn about:

• What an eating disorder is
• Who can develop an eating disorder
• The myths surrounding eating disorders and the real facts
• Characteristics of the three main types of eating disorder
• The causes of eating disorders
• Other mental illnesses that may co-exist alongside eating disorders
• Behavioural changes in those with an eating disorder
• The psychological effects
• The physical signs to look out for
• How an eating disorder affects the family
• The difficulties the carer may face
• The long-term complications
• The importance of early intervention
• What to say and what to do when you think someone might have an eating disorder
• The steps a GP might take
• What is expected of carers – the family, carer and GP ‘team’
• Typical treatments available
• What special considerations are needed for children and adolescents


For multiple purchase discounts or to find out if discounts are available on mixed course purchases please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

Payment Options

The most straight forward method of payment is to select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account. If you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected]

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