The iaedp™ Foundation Announces First Call for Proposals for 2021 Symposium

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The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp™) announces the First Call for Proposals for its annual Symposium, scheduled for February 17 – 21, 2021.

“Our intention at iaedp™ is to provide diverse types training to as many professionals as possible in order to build and develop skills and knowledge about the treatment of eating disorders,” says Bonnie Harken, Managing Director of the iaedp™ Foundation.

The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp™) announces the First Call for Proposals for its annual Symposium, scheduled for February 17 – 21, 2021.

Held annually for training and education on the latest research regarding eating disorders treatment, the event draws healthcare professionals from the U.S. and across the globe. The 2021 iaedp™ Symposium will be held at JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa.

The iaedp™ Foundation is pursuing abstracts on inventive and inclusive treatment modalities for the many phases of the journey for those with eating disorders -- from denial and resistance to treatment and ultimately recovery.

According to Bonnie Harken, Managing Director of the iaedp™ Foundation, iaedp™ seeks treatment providers from all disciplines to convert ongoing research and treatment updates into meaningful eating disorder treatment protocols across populations.

“Our intention at iaedp™ is to provide diverse types training to as many professionals as possible in order to build and develop skills and knowledge about the treatment of eating disorders,” says Harken. “The iaedp™ Foundation programs are designed by treatment professionals for treatment professionals working in therapeutic settings.”

Many professionals who submit proposals for the iaedp™ Symposium include experiential or interactive components in their presentations. Preference is given to unique presentations that are being offered for the first time. Individuals are limited to submitting a maximum of two proposals as a presenter or as a co-presenter. Multiple proposals may impact the review process as well as selection for presenting at the iaedp™ Symposium.

More information about all aspects of the iaedp™ Symposium can be found at https://iaedp.confex.com/iaedp/2021/cfp.cgi

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 Presidents Council provides iaedp™ support and includes: Center for Change; Center for Hope of the Sierras; Center for Discovery; Eating Recovery Center; Willow Place; Laureate Eating Disorders Program; The Meadows Ranch; Rogers Behavioral Health; Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders; Selah House; The Renfrew Center; Timberline Knolls; Veritas Collaborative; Alsana Eating Disorder Treatment & Recovery Centers;, Walden Behavioral Care; and KIPU.

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