Workshop A Concurrent Discussions/Activities
Embodied Intersections and Social Justice: Enhanced Understandings through Mixed-method Research Programs
Jerel P Calzo, PhD, MPH
San Diego State University
Co-Authors: Allegra Gordon, School of Public Health, Boston University; Niva Piran, University of Toronto
- Identify key components and types of mixed-method research designs as they apply to advancing health equity and social justice.
- Implement findings, implications, and lessons-learned from applications of mixed-method research about embodiment and eating disorders into one’s own research questions.
- Apply an intersectional lens on embodiment and eating disorders to one’s own approaches in practice and social justice work.
Reaching low- and middle- income countries: Ensuring the culturally-appropriate validation and development of body image and disordered eating measures and interventions
Helena Lewis-Smith, PhD, MSc, BSc
University of the West of England, Bristol
Co-Authors: Kirsty Garbett, Centre for Appearance Research, UWE Bristol; Meghan Dhillon, Lady Shri Ram College; Phillippa Diedrichs, University of the West of England
- Explain the importance of validating measures within the specific cultural context within which they will be utilised.
- Demonstrate an understanding of how to cross-culturally adapt and validate eating disorder scales.
- Identify the barriers and challenges to applying eating disorder prevention programmes in new cultural settings and develop strategies to overcome these.
While you are waiting: Promoting active waiting and recovery focus in people with eating disorders waiting for services
Sara McDevitt, MB, BCH, BAO, MD, MRCPsych, MMedEd
HSE Ireland and UCC
Co-Authors: Michelle Clifford, HSE; Harriet Parsons, Bodywhys
- Gain understanding of active waiting and early intervention.
- Develop strategies to enhance active waiting in their service.
- Consider the impact of co-production.
Sensitivity in Eating Disorders: Conceptualizations and Treatment Implications
Carol Peterson, PhD (Professor)
University of Minnesota Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Co-Author: Leslie Sim, Mayo Clinic
- Participants will be able to describe the concept of sensitivity as a potential risk and resilience factor in eating disorders.
- Participants will be able to identify different aspects of sensitivity that can be targeted in eating disorders treatment.
- Participants will be able to describe specific therapeutic techniques that can be used to address sensitivity in eating disorders.
Breaking bread - Exposure informed strategies for meal coaching and eating with your outpatients
Colleen Schreyer, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Co-Authors: Irina Vanzhula, Angela Guarda
- Summarize the literature on Exposure and Response Prevention informed approaches to the treatment of eating disorders.
- Develop the structure for a meal-based coaching session utilizing exposure-based techniques for outpatients with eating disorders.
- Identify skills-based strategies to reduce distress and encourage food completion during meal-based coaching sessions.
Back to Basics - Medical Screening for Eating Disorders Using a Transdiagnostic Lens
Anna Tanner, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, CEDS-S
- Identify medical complications associated with restrictive, binging, purging and selective eating disorders behaviors.
- Summarize key components of an initial screening for medical concerns that incorporate all eating disorders diagnoses across the current epidemiological spectrum.
- Describe unique medical concerns that coincide with selective eating disorders and that may be missed by traditional medical screenings.