CPD Unique Eating Disorders Specialist Training for Professionals

 

Unique Eating Disorders Specialist Training for Professionals

 Working with clients who suffer from eating disorders and difficulties can be challenging but extremely rewarding, and with indications that statutory services are under continued pressure to provide support, the case for private intervention grows stronger.

 First Steps, Derbyshire’s only eating disorder charity, believes that professionals working in the fields of health and social care and education are often best placed to help detect, prevent and support people affected by eating disorders. We know that early intervention is vital to ensuring the long term wellbeing of those affected and can avoid situations reaching crisis point.

Consequently, First Steps offers CPD training to aid professionals working with this client group.

 Aims of the Training:

 •             To gain a greater understanding of different Eating Disorder types, including signs, symptoms and possible causes

•             To gain a greater understanding of what recovery means with regards to Eating Disorders

•             To gain an insight into support tools used with Eating Disorder clients

 Course delivery

Training is delivered at our main office in Derby City Centre.  All First Steps training courses are delivered by our team of expert trainers specialising in eating disorder management.  First Steps Derbyshire can also provide support materials in formats to suit all forms of learning styles.

 Confirmed dates for 2017 are:

30th September 

25th November **Volunteers only**

 Workshops will run from 10.00am-4.00pm with time allowed for coffee breaks and lunch [not included] and cost £99 per person

 For more information or to book a place on a workshop please contact First Steps, info@firststepsderbyshire.co.uk, or call First Steps on 01332 367571.

  Please Note – this is a foundation course, provided to raise awareness and knowledge around Eating Disorders.  Additionally, the course demonstrates a range of support tools that can be adapted in various professional settings.  It will not train you in a specific approach.