Family Based Treatment for Adolescent Anorexia Nervosa – A training workshop
Jul 27, 2017 08:30 AM
End: Jul 28, 2017 01:00 PM
27 - 28 July 2017
Eating disorders affect a great percentage of adolescents. Research has supported the use of Family-Based Treatment (FBT) as an evidence-based therapy for the treatment of eating disorders in adolescents. This course will train psychologists, child psychiatrists, and other eating disorders specialists in FBT.
- Date / Location
Thursday 27th and Friday 28th July 2017
Leolin Price Lecture Theatre
- Participants will understand the rationale and the scientific support for FBT for adolescent eating disorders.
- Participants will learn the fundamental assumptions of FBT for adolescent eating disorders, as well as become knowledgeable about the impact of FBT on treatment targets and strategies.
- Participants will learn the main treatment interventions for each phase of FBT as well as learn how to implement the therapy.
09.00 - 09.30 Registration 09.30 - 10.15 Scientific support for FBT 10.15 - 10.45 The Family-Based Treatment model - fundamental assumptions - setting up treatment - common dilemmas 10.45 - 11.15 Refreshments 11.15 - 13.00 Phase 1 - Supporting parents in promoting weight restoration (session 1; role play) 13.00 - 14.00 Lunch 14.00 - 15.45 Phase 1 (session 2; meal session, role play, remainder of phase 1) 15.45 - 16.15 Tea 16.15 - 17.00 Summary and questions
09.00 - 10.30 Phase 2 - Return control over eating to adolescent (role play) 10.30 - 11.00 Refreshments 11.00 - 12.00 Phase 3 - Adolescent development & termination of treatment 12.00 - 13.00 Introduction to FBT for Bulimia Nervosa, New directions for research, summary and quetsions 13.00 Finish - lunch not provided
James Lock, MD, Ph.D. is Professor of Child Psychiatry and Paediatrics in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine where he also serves as Director of the Eating Disorder Program for Children and Adolescents.
Dr Lock has published over 150 articles, abstracts, and book chapters. He is the co-author of Treatment Manual for Anorexia Nervosa: A Family-Based Approach, Help Your Teenager Beat an Eating Disorder and Treating Bulimia in Adolescents: A Family-Based Approach.
He has lectured widely in the US, Canada, South America, Europe, and Australia.
He has been funded by the NIH to conduct treatment research in eating disorders continuously since 1997.
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