“There is no other opportunity for professionals in the field of eating disorders to take in all of these speakers in one place," says Bonnie Harkin, Managing Director at the iaedp Foundation.
Pekin, IL (PRWEB) October 31, 2016
The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™) 2017 Symposium, slated for March 22-26 at the Green Valley Resort and Spa in Las Vegas, features keynote speakers who are among the world’s most renowned medical experts in the treatment of eating disorders.
“Our mission is to present the leading authorities in research and treatment of eating disorders and co-occurring addictions with the intent to generate greater understanding among professionals and promote effective treatment for patients,” said Bonnie Harken, Managing Director at the iaedp Foundation.
During the 2017 Symposium, the keynote speaker line-up will provide innovative presentations to the more than 600 expected to attend the annual conference. The keynote speakers and topics are:
- Peggy Orenstein – “Girls & Sex – Navigating the Complicated New Landscape”
- Brian Cook, PhD – “Examination of the Management and Therapeutic Potential of Exercise in Eating Disorders”
- Ovidio Bermudez, MD; Cindy Pikus, PhD; Elizabeth Eason, PsyD – “Overview of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder”
- Michael Barrett, PhD – “The Competency of Compassion: A Cornerstone of Healing and Recovery”
“There is no other opportunity for professionals in the field of eating disorders to take in all of these speakers in one place. The 2017 iaedp Symposium should not be missed by any professional in the field of eating disorders,” said Harken.
For information about early registration for the 2017 iaedp Symposium, go to iaedp.com.
About iaedp: Established in 1985, iaedp is recognized for its excellence in providing education and training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of healthcare treatment providers who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems, from anorexia to bulimia to binge eating and obesity. The organization offers a rigorous certification process for those who wish to receive specialized credentials in their work with people with eating disorders. For more information about iaedp, visit http://www.iaedp.com.