Workshop D

Workshop D Concurrent Discussions/Activities

How to read and write a research article and not die for it

Emilio J. Compte, Ph.D.

Comenzar de Nuevo A.C.

Co-Author: Eva Trujillo, Comenzar de Nuevo A.C.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the logic and the structure of a research paper.
  2. Know what to write/expect in every part of every section.
  3. Identify the qualities that make a research report effective.

The Future of Eating Disorder Treatment in a Virtual World:  Data-Informed Ethical Care COVID and Beyond 

Deborah Michel, PhD, Clinical Psychology

Eating Recovery Center/ Pathlight

Co-Author: Casey Tallent, Eating Recovery Center/Pathlight

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to list three barriers to eating disorders treatment during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  2. Identify ethical issues in the delivery of telebehavioral health care services for eating disorders.
  3. List three benefits of telebehavioral health treatment for eating disorders.

‘Atypical Anorexia’ or ‘Weight-Stigmatised Anorexia’

Audrey Raffelt, BA (Hons) MPsych (Clin)

Centre for Integrative Health

Co-Authors: Kiera Buchanan, Centre for Integrative Health; Nga Tran, Centre for Integrative Health

Learning Objectives:

  1. Recognise weight bias, and the associated risks, in the assessment and treatment of eating disorders in their own clinical settings.
  2. Understand the importance of full weight restoration for clients in bigger bodies.
  3. Adapt their clinical practice to achieve better outcomes for clients with Anorexia in bigger bodies.


How to make social media safe for your adolescent in a pandemic: the role of tech companies and eating disorder experts using social networks to raise awareness in Latin America

Dra. Eva Trujillo, FAED, CEDS, FAAP, Fiaedp

Commenzar de Nuevo

Co-Authors: Paulina González, Commenzar de Nuevo; Linda Ramos, Commenzar de Nuevo; Gabriel Recalde; Patricia Gipsztejn Jacobsohn; Muriel H. Depin

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand the concepts of body image and body dissatisfaction and their relationship with social media and the pressure for the ideal figure.
  2. Discuss challenges and present how social media companies address this issue and how eating disorders experts are using social media to raise awareness and provide resources.
  3. How to teach adolescents tools to make their social networks safer.

Multidisciplinary online intervention in patients with binge eating disorder

Mariana Valdez

Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Co-Author: Rosalia Vazquez Arevalo, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Learning Objectives:

  1. To know how to evaluate BED.
  2. To know a new treatment for BED.
  3. To know different psychological approaches for BED.

Construct validity of the Acceptance and Action Questionnaire, revised weight, (AAQW-R) CAAP-R in a sample of Mexican students (preliminary study)

Julieta Velez, PsyD, CEDS-S

Universidad Anahuac de Puebla S.C. - Neandi Centro de Especialidades Psicológicas

Co-Author: Rodrigo León

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will be able to know the bases of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and use the CAAP-R as a measurement instrument derived from ACT.
  2. Participants will be able to know the psychometric qualities (validity and reliability) of the version of the CAAP-R adapted in Mexico.
  3. Participants will be able to use the CAAP-R in the Mexican samples.