The International Chapter of the iaedp™ Foundation Recognizes World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 1

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The International Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™) Foundation, recognized for its excellence in providing innovative education and high-level training standards to eating disorder treatment professionals, will join over 200 other organizations and thousands of activists from around the world, to commemorate the third-annual World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2, 2018 with a global webinar kickoff on June 1.

“To be able to outreach, engage and educate our global community again this year with our webinar is of continuing significance as we spotlight the International Chapter’s leadership and expertise in eating disorders,” says Blanche Williams, MS, iaedp™ Assistant Managing Director.

The International Chapter of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™) Foundation, recognized for its excellence in providing innovative education and high-level training standards to eating disorder treatment professionals, will join over 200 other organizations and thousands of activists from around the world, to commemorate the third-annual World Eating Disorders Action Day on June 2, 2018 with a global webinar kickoff on June 1.

As part of its awareness and recognition effort, the iaedp™ International Chapter will conduct a live multilingual and global webinar on June 1 with the theme, “Breaking the Stigma of Eating Disorders.” The webinar will feature presentations in Spanish, Bulgarian, Italian and English and run from 10:00 a.m. to noon EST in the U.S.

Webinar presenters include iaedp™ International Chapter President Dra. Juana Poulisis, MD, PHD, who will be joined by the Chapter Chairwoman of Central America, Dra. Rosanna Mauro, MSc, RD, CEDRD; Chapter Chairwoman of Bulgaria, Elisaveta Pavlova, PhD, CEDS, IE-PRO; Chapter Chairwoman of Canada, Susan Osher, MSc, RD, CEDRD; and Chapter Chairwoman of Italy, Dr. Anna Scelzo, MBSc(Psy)Hons.

“To be able to outreach, engage and educate our global community again this year with our webinar is of continuing significance as we spotlight the International Chapter’s leadership and expertise in eating disorders,” says Blanche Williams, MS, iaedp™ Assistant Managing Director. “The iaedp™ Foundation is quickly becoming an educational resource for eating disorders professionals worldwide.”

The aim of the worldwide recognition program is to expand global awareness of eating disorders as genetically linked, treatable illnesses that can affect anyone. The global event illustrates the vital connections that lead to recovery of those who have suffered from eating disorders. Other special program features will include multiple social media platforms and many live events taking place all around the world.

The full schedule for the 2018 World Eating Disorders Day can be found at
https://iaedp.site-ym.com/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1113013&group=.

About the iaedp Foundation:
Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™) is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.
The iaedp™ Symposium is held annually and attended by hundreds of eating disorder treatment professionals to experience the latest research in the field and to network with professionals from around the U.S. and the world. The 2019 Symposium, “Instilling Passion into Treatment and Recovery,” is slated for Feb. 7-10 at the JM Marriott Desert Springs Resort and Spa in Palm Desert, California.

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