“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, Managing Director at the iaedp Foundation.
Pekin, IL (PRWEB) November 02, 2016
The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™), recognized for its high-level education and training standards for eating disorder healthcare treatment professionals, is offering scholarships for its 31st annual iaedp Symposium slated for March 22 – 26, 2017 at the Green Valley Resort and Spa in Las Vegas. Intended for first-time attendees, the financial aid scholarships cover a majority of the conference registration fees for the four-day educational and training conference.
Scholarship awards are provided based on application responses. All applications will be accepted through December 31, 2016 and can be found and submitted online at http://www.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, Managing Director at the iaedp Foundation. “With increases in eating disorders seen in children and among students on college campuses and older women and men, understanding the latest research and continually receiving training is critical for professionals.”
Over 30 hours of continuing treatment education is scheduled to occur during the 2017 Symposium through both informative presentations and exclusive networking opportunities. Attendees also have an option to participate in precertification courses and preconference training.
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.