American Academy of Pediatrics
Illinois Chapter

Assessment and Treatment of Pediatric Eating Disorders: Empowering Physicians to be part of the Treatment Team

  • 05 Aug 2016
  • 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • 2100 Pfingsten Rd, Genview, IL 60026

Registration

  • The training will address the role of the pediatrician in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric eating disorders, with a focus on the Family-Based Treatment (FBT) approach (Maudsley Method), refined by Daniel Le Grange, PhD and James Lock, MD, PhD. This evidence-based treatment is recommended as a first-line approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa. The training is being conducted by Dr. Karen Bernstein, MD, MPH, FAAP, Kristen Anderson, LCSW, Sara Desai, LCSW, and Cathy Joyce, MD, PhD. The trainers have extensive clinical experience treating adolescents with eating disorders utilizing the Family-Based Treatment method.
    The training session will meet on Friday, August 5, 2016, 8-10am, at NorthShore University HealthSystem – Glenbrook Hospital – 2100 Pfingsten Rd, Genview, IL 60026, Conference Rooms A1/A2. 7:30 am Registration and Light Breakfast served, 8 am -10 am Interactive lecture, discussion and roleplays.

    If you have questions, contact Anna Carvlin, acarvlin@illinoisaap.com, or 312/733-1026, ext. 214.

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The training will address the role of the pediatrician in the diagnosis and treatment of pediatric eating disorders, with a focus on the Family-Based Treatment (FBT) approach (Maudsley Method), refined by Daniel Le Grange, PhD and James Lock, MD, PhD. This evidence-based treatment is recommended as a first-line approach for adolescents with anorexia nervosa.  

The training session will be held on Friday, August 5, 2016 8 am -10 am at NorthShore University HealthSystem – Glenbrook Hospital – 2100 Pfingsten Rd, Genview, IL 60026, Conference Rooms A1/A2. 

Registration fee is $20. 

Questions? Contact Anna Carvlin at acarvlin@illinoisaap.com or 312/733-1026, ext. 214.

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