Early Registration Ending Soon for 2019 iaedp™ Symposium

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In just four weeks, early registration for the 33rd annual iaedp™ (International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals) Symposium wraps up, along with the only opportunity to realize significant savings for registration and lodging for the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium.

“With record attendance expected, the networking opportunities will certainly result in some amazing connections and even more amazing friends,” says Bonnie Harken, Managing Director at the iaedp™ Foundation.

In just four weeks, early registration for the 33rd annual iaedp™ (International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals) Symposium wraps up, along with the only opportunity to realize significant savings for registration and lodging for the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium. The action-packed conference, presenting the latest in new treatments and research concerning eating disorders, takes place from February 7 – 10, 2019 in Palm Desert, California at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort.

Seven keynote speakers, a multitude of workshops, pre-conference sessions and special events make up the Symposium’s program. In addition, the winners of the “Imagine Me Beyond What You See” Body Image Mannequin Art Competition are showcased. In its eighth year, this unique art competition is currently receiving submissions.

“With record attendance expected, the networking opportunities will certainly result in some amazing connections and even more amazing friends,” says Bonnie Harken, Managing Director at the iaedp™ Foundation.
The 2019 iaedp™ Symposium offers five days of training sessions and instructive presentations. Highlights of the more than 60 presentations include trauma in eating disorders, childhood obesity, eating disorders and the brain, eating disorders and the prevalence of exercise, positive body image, transgender youth and body image and insights into Binge Eating Disorder, among many more.     

Due to its extreme popularity, iaedp™ will once again offer its pre-conference sessions onsite at the 2019 Symposium. With these courses, professionals who are new to the field or who do not specialize in eating disorders can receive a first-hand, comprehensive introduction to eating disorder treatment.

The iaedp™ Foundation also offers a new mobile app, specifically designed for the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium. It is free and offers easy access for conference attendees to plan and get information about the Symposium. The app is available at registration.

Registration information along with an online 2019 program schedule and specific information about each presentation and all presenters and co-presenters can be found at http://www.iaedp.com.

About the iaedp™ Foundation: Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions. MemberSHARE.iaedp.com is an iaedp™ business journal and online member resource to learn about noteworthy member achievements, continuing education webinars and U.S. and international chapter activity and events; for more information, visit MemberSHARE.

The iaedp™ Foundation’s Presidents Council, which provides organization support, includes: Center for Change; Center for Hope of the Sierras; Center For Discovery; Eating Recovery Center; KellerLife Center for Eating Disorders; Laureate Eating Disorders Program; McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers; The Meadows Ranch; Rogers Behavioral Health; Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders; Selah House; The Renfrew Center; Timberline Knolls; Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center; and Veritas Collaborative.

More information about all aspects iaedp™ and its 2019 Symposium can be found at iaedp.com.

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