Pekin, IL (PRWEB) October 07, 2015
The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) Foundation, recognized for its high-level education and training standards for eating disorder healthcare treatment providers and professionals, is offering scholarships to the 30th annual iaedp Symposium on Feb. 18 – 21, 2016 at the Omni Amelia Island Plantation Resort at Amelia Island, Florida. Intended for first-time attendees, the financial aid scholarships cover a majority of the conference registration fees for the four-day training conference.
Applications are being accepted through December 31, 2015. First-time attendees can apply and submit online. Awards are provided based on answers to the application questions. To review the application or to reply, go iaedp.com.
“Our intention is to provide training to as many professionals as possible in order to build and develop skills and knowledge about eating disorders,” said Bonnie Harken, The iaedp Foundation's Managing Director. “With increases in eating disorders seen in both children, among students on college campuses, and among both women and men, understanding the latest research and continually receiving training is critical for both providers and professionals.”
Over 29.5 hours of continuing treatment education is scheduled to occur during the 2016 Symposium, from the informative presentations to exclusive networking opportunities. Attendees also can choose to extend their time at the conference by signing up for pre-conference sessions. A workshop faculty of thought leaders will lead presentations and interact with attendees on the state of the field as well as emerging research and treatment trends. For more information about iaedp’s 2016 Symposium registration, go to: http://www.iaedp.com.
Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions.