Eating Disorder Training Sessions

Friday, January 26, 2024

Eat­ing Dis­or­der Train­ing Sessions

Men­tal health pro­fes­sion­als are invit­ed to join us for upcom­ing train­ing ses­sions. Speak­er Asta Kil­maite, MA, LCPC will hold Ses­sion A, Part 1 on Diag­no­sis, Assess­ment, and Treat­ment Inter­ven­tions in Eat­ing Dis­or­der Treat­ment on Jan­u­ary 26th. Part 2 of this train­ing will be held in-per­son on March 15th

Then join Ash­ley Moser, LMFT, CEDS for Ses­sion B, Eat­ing Dis­or­der Con­cerns with BIPOC & LGBTQIA+ Com­mu­ni­ties, on Feb­ru­ary 2nd

Objec­tives for Ses­sion A, Part 1 and 2

1. Iden­ti­fy diag­nos­tic cri­te­ria for eat­ing disorders

2. Dis­cov­er the risk fac­tors for eat­ing dis­or­ders such as med­ical concerns

3. Dis­tin­guish assess­ment areas of eat­ing disorders

4. Rec­og­nize stages of chance and use moti­va­tion­al inter­view­ing to help patients change

5. Reduce and treat symp­to­ma­tol­ogy of eat­ing dis­or­ders using newest treat­ment modalities

6. Devel­op treat­ment insights into spe­cial pop­u­la­tions such as groups and adolescents

7. Present one prac­ti­cal case dur­ing the train­ing to demon­strate mate­ri­als learned

Objec­tives for Ses­sion B: 

Descrip­tion: It is esti­mat­ed that over 28 mil­lion Amer­i­cans will expe­ri­ence an eat­ing dis­or­der in their life­time. Eat­ing dis­or­ders impact peo­ple regard­less of race, gen­der, body size, age, sex­u­al ori­en­ta­tion, reli­gion, or abil­i­ty. This pre­sen­ta­tion will pro­vide infor­ma­tion about the dif­fer­ent eat­ing dis­or­ders diag­noses, includ­ing signs and symp­toms spe­cif­ic to BIPOC and LGBTQ+ pop­u­la­tions. Risk fac­tors for the devel­op­ment and main­te­nance of eat­ing dis­or­ders, includ­ing sys­temic influ­ences will be explored. Last­ly, we will dis­cuss assess­ing for the appro­pri­ate lev­el of care and how to refer. 

1. Iden­ti­fy 4 com­mon types of eat­ing disorders

2. Define body image 

3. Iden­ti­fy 3 cir­cum­stances in which to step a patient into a high­er lev­el of care

Event Details Ses­sion A, Part 1

CEUs pend­ing for IAO­DAP­CA & CBHA

Date: Jan­u­ary 26th2024

Time: 9AM — 12PM

Loca­tion: Virtual

RSVP BY JAN­U­ARY 25th: Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als and KYC staff are wel­come to join. Please click here to reg­is­ter by email­ing Bren­da. Please include your licensure/​credentials in your email to assist with pro­cess­ing CEUs.

Cost: $35 (KYC Staff can attend at no cost)

Speak­er: Asta Kil­maite, MALCPC

Event Details Ses­sion A, Part 2

CEUs pend­ing for IAO­DAP­CA & CBHA

Date: March 15th2024

Time: 12PM — 3PM

Loca­tion: 1500 Shure Dri­ve, Arling­ton Heights, IL 60004

RSVP BY March 11th: Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als and KYC staff are wel­come to join. Please click here to reg­is­ter by email­ing Bren­da. Please include your licensure/​credentials in your email to assist with pro­cess­ing CEUs.

Cost: $35 (KYC Staff can attend at no cost)

Speak­er: Asta Kil­maite, MALCPC

Event Details Ses­sion B

2 CEUs pend­ing for IAO­DAP­CA & CBHA

Date: Feb­ru­ary 2nd2024

Time: 9AM — 11AM

Loca­tion: Virtual

RSVP BY FEB­RU­ARY 1st: Men­tal Health Pro­fes­sion­als and KYC staff are wel­come to join. Please click here to reg­is­ter by email­ing Bren­da. Please include your licensure/​credentials in your email to assist with pro­cess­ing CEUs.

Cost: $25 (KYC Staff can attend at no cost). No cost for non-KYC staff for those seek­ing to attend with­out receiv­ing CEUs. 

Speak­er: Ash­ley Moser, LMFTCEDS

About the Speak­er: Asta Kil­maite, MALCPC

Asta is the founder and exec­u­tive direc­tor of Beau­ti­ful Mind Ther­a­py, a pri­vate prac­tice that pro­vides coun­sel­ing to indi­vid­u­als, cou­ples, and families. 

Her pro­fes­sion­al train­ing began with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psy­chol­o­gy from Roo­sevelt Uni­ver­si­ty in Schaum­burg, Illi­nois, in 2008. She lat­er com­plet­ed her Mas­ter of Arts in Clin­i­cal Pro­fes­sion­al Psy­chol­o­gy degree in 2011 at the same uni­ver­si­ty, grad­u­at­ing with hon­ors. She worked in a vari­ety of facil­i­ties, includ­ing sev­er­al hos­pi­tals, men­tal health cen­ters, an insur­ance com­pa­ny, and an emer­gency room. Dur­ing her time as part of an inpa­tient treat­ment team at the Alex­i­an Broth­ers Behav­ioral Health Hos­pi­tal in the eat­ing dis­or­ders and self-injury unit, she acquired exten­sive train­ing and expe­ri­ence in work­ing with eat­ing disorders.

About the Speak­er: Ash­ley Moser, LMFTCEDS

Ash­ley is a North Car­oli­na Licensed Mar­riage and Fam­i­ly Ther­a­pist, Illi­nois Licensed Mar­riage and Fam­i­ly Ther­a­pist, South Car­oli­na Licensed Mar­riage and Fam­i­ly Ther­a­pist, and Cer­ti­fied Eat­ing Dis­or­der Spe­cial­ist. Ash­ley received a Bach­e­lor of Lib­er­al Arts in Psy­chol­o­gy from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Illi­nois at Urbana-Cham­paign and a Mas­ters of Sci­ence in Mar­i­tal and Fam­i­ly Ther­a­py at North­west­ern Uni­ver­si­ty. Cur­rent­ly the own­er and a ther­a­pist at Next Steps Coun­sel­ing and Con­sult­ing, Ash­ley’s expe­ri­ence spans 16 years facil­i­tat­ing ther­a­peu­tic ser­vices and sup­port­ing clients and clin­i­cians alike. 

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