26 homestudy CE credits approved by APA.
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$549, includes individual license of core text and supplemental materials
If you have already purchased an individual license of the core text AND supplemental materials, you can purchase the CE add-on for $399.
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REQUIREMENTS FOR SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF ACTIVITY
Verify that your board recognizes CE credits from APA approved programs.
• Purchase CE package through BrainBasedEatingDisorders.org.*
• Read the text and examine the supplemental materials at your leisure.
• When you are ready to compete the activity, use the link provided in your purchase confirmation email to access the Evaluation Survey.
• Complete the Evaluation Survey indicating your level of satisfaction with the activity. Upon completion of the survey, you will automatically be redirected to the Post Test site.
• Create a login for the Post Test site, so you can save and finish later, if needed, and attest to your identity.**
• Complete the 156 question Post-Test. You must receive a score of 75% or higher to receive CE credits. If your score is below the passing mark, you can click on the option below your score to re-take the test. You can re-take it as many times as needed to achieve a passing score.
• After achieving a passing score on the post-test, you will receive an option on the score page to download your certificate. This is certification of your 26 CE Credits.
*Purchase will be verified. Sharing links is strictly prohibited. Only individuals who purchase the etext are eligible for CE Credit. Tests completed without a purchase will be invalidated and no credit recorded. **Under the ethical code of honesty, psychologists must not make statements that are false, misleading or deceptive. A false attestation regarding identity will be reported to the board as an ethical violation.
Learning Objectives: Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:
1. Describe the limitations of historical “outside in” approaches to eating disorders.
2. Describe how a neurobiological model of anorexia nervosa better addresses some of the limitations in historical models of the illness
3. Use metaphors to explain, in plain English, the complex neurobiological phenomena that occur as part of anorexia nervosa to facilitate dissemination of this model to clients, families and the general public.
4. Recite genetic/heritability data for anorexia nervosa and some of its key symptoms.
5. Compile a list of temperamental factors (personality traits) associated with anorexia nervosa.
6. Incorporate existing temperamental factors into effective treatment planning for clients with anorexia nervosa.
7. Utilize the venus fly trap metaphor to describe the etiology of anorexia nervosa.
8. Describe current biological interventions for eating disorders and summarize the data supporting their limited effectiveness.
9. Describe the brain-based rationale for the vigorous use of client supports in treatment for persons with anorexia nervosa.
10. Incorporate family and other key supports into treatment planning and interventions for clients with anorexia nervosa.
11. List the key brain sites involved in anorexia nervosa.
12. Compare the differences in the functioning of key brain sites in individuals who have anorexia nervosa and those who do not.
13. Describe the relationship between restricting food intake and the neurobiological mechanisms that reinforce it.
14. Describe the relationship between self-induced vomiting and the neurobiological mechanisms that reinforce it.
15. Describe the components of the 5 Day Treatment model for anorexia nervosa.
16. Describe the rationale for major components of the 5 Day Treatment including the incorporation of family/supports, the use of psychoeducation regarding the brain-basis of anorexia, the incorporation of temperamental traits and the importance utilizing highly structured meal plan recommendations during treatment.
17. Analyze and critique the strength of evidence for the neurobiological model of anorexia nervosa.
18. Create a collaborative client behavioral agreement to create comprehensive, neurobiologically-informed treatment plans for clients with eating disorders.
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The content was funded in part by the 2014 Feeding Hope Grant from the National Eating Disorders Association.
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