PEORIA, Ill., May 29, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Chapter of iaedp™, known worldwide for the development of education and training standards for healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, proudly announces the organization's first professional training conference outside of the United States. The conference will bring together noted eating disorders treatment experts, led by iaedp™ International Chapter President Rosanna Mauro de Maya, MS, RD, CEDRD-S and joined by renowned iaedp™ Board Member, Emmett Bishop, MD, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS; iaedp™ International Chapter Dominican Republic Co-Chairs Aridia Vásquez, MD, MS, RD; Zuleiko Morillo de Nieto, MD and iaedp™ International Chapter Mexico Chair, Julieta Vélez, PsyD.
With a conference theme of "Multidisciplinary Integrative Treatment of Eating Disorders," iaedp™ professionals will offer training focused on the medical, psychiatric, nutritional and psychological aspects of assessment and treatment of eating disorders. Conducted in Spanish, the conference will be held on Saturday, August 10th from 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. at the Residence Inn by Marriott in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Since the inception of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals, (iaedp™) the organization's mission and goals have focused on attracting and serving professionals from around the world. In October 2008, iaedp™ created the International Relations Committee (IRC) to begin addressing the needs of the group's growing international community.
In 2018, the iaedp™ International Chapter was officially established under the leadership of Rosanna Mauro de Maya, MS, CEDRD-S, with the guidance and support of Blanche Williams, iaedp's™ Director of International Development. As founding President, Rosanna has leveraged her professional reputation and strong global relationships in the field to provide stability and vision moving forward.
Today as the International Chapter President, Mauro, who resides and practices in Costa Rica, is joined by other distinguished chairpersons representing seven other global countries/regions:
Chair of Bulgaria: Elisaveta V. Pavlova, PhD, CEDS
Co-Chairs of Dominican Republic: Aridia Vasquez, MD, RD and Zuleika Morillo, MD
Chair of Jamaica: Caryl James, PhD, Chair/Jamaica,
Chair of Mexico: Julieta Vélez-Belmonte, PsyD,
Chair of Kenya: Mbulwa Mnjama, MA,
Co-Chairs of Middle East: Riham Al-Reshaid, and Khadeja Mousa, PsyD, Co-Chairs/Middle East,
Chair of Italy: Dr. Anna Scelzo
"iaedp™'s global vision has always been in our name," said Blanche Williams, Director of International Development at the iaedp™ Foundation. "We have strategically moved to where we are today, fueled by our ongoing commitment to international outreach and dedication to providing quality training and education that addresses the needs of those we serve."
"Embarking upon our first International Professional Day Training is a long overdue dream come true," Williams continued. "With the support of our Board and the expertise of our International Chapter President, we are poised to make a significant impact around the world, beginning in Costa Rica."
For more details, go to: https://membershare.iaedp.com/iaedp-first-annual-costa-rica-professional-day-training/.
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.
SOURCE IAEDP News