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Centre for Clinical Interventions
This is the website of a specialist Eating Disorder outpatient treatment service, the Centre for Clinical Interventions, which is funded by the Western Australian government. The website contains resources for health professionals and individuals with Eating Disorders, including information sheets and an online self-help program.
Case Management and Care Leadership for Eating Disorders: CEED Guide to Eating Disorder Recovery / Treatment Care Team Planning
A guide for clinicians working with clients with Anorexia Nervosa and other severe eating disorder presentations to be used after assessment and discussion with client and/or family about their views of what will help and available treatment options
Mental Health 1st Aid guidelines - Eating Disorders
Guidelines for the public have been developed for English speaking countries with developed health systems about first aid applicable to a range of developing mental disorders and mental health crisis situations. These guidelines were produced using the Delphi method, which is a systematic way of assessing the consensus of a panel of experts. The guidelines consist of first aid actions that have been rated as important or essential by expert panels of professionals, consumers and carers. This resource is specific eating disorders.
Family Matters Tipsheet 2: At the Meal Table
Family Matters Tipsheets developed by CEED Carer Consultant for clinicians to provide to families in treatment at CAMHS/CYMHS. This tipsheet takes families through what to do in the 3 phases of the meal - pre, during and post the meal.
Key Tenets of Family-based Treatment
A one page summary of the key tenets of FBT
Family Matters Tipsheet 5: Telling people
Family Matters Tipsheets developed by CEED Carer Consultant for clinicians to provide to families in treatment at CAMHS/CYMHS. This one addresses the thorny issue of who to tell about their child's eating disorder and ideas on how.
Request for Consultation and Training Form
This Word form is the form which can be used to request a consultation or training from CEED.
Meal Support for people with Eating Disorders: How do we do it?
A table providing a summary of approaches to support effective meal support
Eating Disorders Care and Recovery Framework
The Eating Disorders Care and Recovery Framework describes the best practice components of prevention, identification, risk management, treatment, recovery and support that need to be in place in a robust and capable system of care for all forms of eating disorders across the severity spectrum. It depicts eating disorders as a longitudinal experience that requires ongoing and targeted care to ensure the person and their family achieve maximum recovery and the highest level of quality of life.
Externalisation from the Eating Disorder
Separating from or externalising the eating disorder from the sufferer is a helpful and powerful strategy in the treatment of the condition
Medical Monitoring in Eating Disorders
A summary of the medical monitoring required for specific EDs including: effect of starvation / malnutrition, frequency of review or repeat management, and indications for medical admission to manage acute severe malnutrition and prevent refeeding syndrome
Eating Disorders: A Professional Resource for General Practitioners
GPs are likely to come into contact with someone with an eating disorder. NEDC have developed a range of health professional resources to support their roles in the prevention, identification, medical management and referral of patients with eating disorders.
Family-Based Treatment (FBT)
Summary of the key tenets and components of Family-Based Treatment (FBT) with links to useful websites and books
Physical Risk in Suspected Eating Disorders – Mental Health Clinician Response Guide
A summary table for mental health clinicians on physical risk markers they should be alert to and what the response should be
Eating Disorders Association Qld: General Practitioner Information Kit
Information Kit for GPs. The Eating Disorders Association has updated their General Practitioner Information Pack, which includes Access Pathways and Quick Reference Guides for the Assessment and Management of Children and Adolescents with Eating Disorders in Queensland and Adult Access Pathways to Queensland Health Adult Inpatient Beds for Patients with Eating Disorders.
Laboratory Assessments for Clients with Eating Disorders
A summary of the laboratory assessments recommended for clients with eating disorders
Minimum food needs for ongoing weight restoration
A pictorial depiction of a typical daily menu when restoring weight
Eating Disorder Care and Recovery Checklist for Carers
The Eating Disorders Care and Recovery Checklist has been developed in consultation with the members of CEED’s Carers Advisory Group. The carers were very clear about the value of an overview of the ‘usual’ process or stages of care that they might expect when their young person is diagnosed with an eating disorder through to recovery. The resource has been developed based on the Eating Disorders Care and Recovery Framework (over the page) to ensure all components of treatment and recovery that are important for each person are accessed, throughout the longitudinal process of the recovery.
National Eating Disorders Collaboration
The National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC) brings expertise, experience and evidence from leaders in the field together in one place. Their primary purpose is to make eating disorders information a lot more accessible for everyone.
SCOFF Questionnaire
The SCOFF Questionnaire is a five-question screening tool designed to clarify suspicion that an eating disorder might exist rather than to make a diagnosis. The questions can be delivered either verbally or in written form.
My Plan for Restoring My Weight, Health Plan template & progress chart
A template for a client/consumer to use when planning meals for weight gain
CEED CONNECTED Newsletter June 2017
CEED has a monthly newsletter that highlights our services, initiatives, training, latest news and our staff.
RANZCP Clinical Practice Guidelines for the treatment of eating disorders 2014
This guideline for the clinical management of eating disorders is a project of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP). The guideline represents the work of a core working group of health care academics and professionals and wide consultation with key stakeholders and the community. The guideline is intended to provide current evidence based guidance on the assessment and treatment of people with eating disorders by psychiatrists and other health professionals in the Australian and New Zealand context and includes identifying further research needs.
Starvation Syndrome The Biology of Starvation
Ancel Keys’ Minnesota study: in Minnesota in 1944 wartime conscientious objector college students volunteered for research that today remains a good description of what happens when a human partially starves and then re-introduces food
Nutrition in Recovery from Anorexia Nervosa
A guide to developing a plan for recovering from the malnutrition experienced in Anorexia Nervosa. Includes advice on challenges, fuel needs for weight restoration and sample meal plans
CEED CONNECTED Newsletter July 2017
CEED has a monthly newsletter that highlights our services, initiatives, training, latest news and our staff.
Family Matters Tipsheet 3; 100% of the food 100% of the time
Family Matters Tipsheets developed by CEED Carer Consultant for clinicians to provide to families in treatment at CAMHS/CYMHS. This tipsheet addresses the importance of ensuring full compliance with eating and ideas on how to achieve this.
DSM V Eating Disorders
Description of the DSM V criteria for eating disorder diagnosis
Our Plan for Restoring Our Child’s Weight & Health plan template & progress chart
Developed for parents to use when planning meals for refeeding and weight restoration
Approach to early intervention in eating disorders for PHNs
Operation EAT (Early Action and Treatment) is a model of intervening early in eating disorders for a community. It is an approach targeting disordered eating, emerging eating disorders, and early-in-illness treatment to tackle these challenging and debilitating conditions and prevent long term morbidity and mortality. It uses multiple primary care settings, health practitioners, families and the wider community to provide integrated, coherent responses to the issue. It is suitable for primary health networks, area mental health services, local government areas and any other catchment based health promotion service.
Academy of Eating Disorders
The Academy for Eating Disorders is a global professional association committed to leadership in eating disorders research, education, treatment, and prevention. Our goal is to provide global access to knowledge, research and best treatment practice for eating disorders. For the public via its website, AED provides education on eating disorder symptoms and treatment recommendations. AED helps researchers connect and collaborate with each other and keep abreast of recent developments in eating disorders research. . AED's main event is the annual International Conference on Eating Disorders (ICED), a scientific conference that spans research and education from basic science to the treating clinician; ICED is attended by leading international researchers and includes presentations and discussions on the cutting edge of research in the field. Media are invited to attend the ICED.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Percentiles in Diagnosis & Family-Based Treatment of AN BOYS (7 - 16 yrs)
BMI at 50th percentile or median BMI (mBMI) is used in Family-Based Treatment for AN to define a client’s ‘Expected Body Weight’ (EBW), and provides a general guide to expected healthy BMI for age. Healthy BMI for age for very slight or robust framed individuals may range above or below this figure. Delayed height growth (stunting) will require separate assessment by reviewing history of height velocity and expected height for age. Assessment by a Paediatrician will provide a more comprehensive guide to an individual’s healthy weight and growth status.
Highly Recommended Eating Disorders Psycho-education & Family-based Treatment Support Resources for Parents
List of videos and websites which are very helpful to families undertaking FBT
Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders
CEDD has a range of online learning opportunities in eating disorders including inpatient management, overview of FBT and an essentials; training clinicians in eating disorders.
Australian and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders
The Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) is the peak body for eating disorder professionals involved in research, prevention, treatment and advocacy in Australia, New Zealand and beyond. ANZAED fosters networking and professional development in the eating disorder field and aims to provide leadership and advocacy to improve the understanding, prevention and treatment of eating disorders. ANZAED provides an annual conference, the Autumn Workshop Series, regular webinars, online learning modules and discounted access to professional development opportunities.
Body Mass Index (BMI) Percentiles in Diagnosis & Family-Based Treatment of AN GIRLS (7 - 16 yr)
BMI at 50th percentile or median BMI (mBMI) is used in Family-Based Treatment for AN to define a client’s ‘Expected Body Weight’ (EBW), and provides a general guide to expected healthy BMI for age. Healthy BMI for age for very slight or robust framed individuals may range above or below this figure. Delayed height growth (stunting) will require separate assessment by reviewing history of height velocity and expected height for age. Assessment by a Paediatrician will provide a more comprehensive guide to an individual’s healthy weight and growth status
Resources to tackle Binge Eating:
List of useful websites and self help manuals which can be used to support treatment of binge eating disorder.
CEED CONNECTED NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2017
CEED has a monthly newsletter that highlights our services, initiatives, training, latest news and our staff.
Family Matters tipsheet 1: Getting started and making a plan
Family Matters Tipsheets developed by CEED Carer Consultant for clinicians to provide to families in treatment at CAMHS/CYMHS. This tipsheet is the first in the series, providing families with a newly diagnosed young person with a snapshot of advice on how to get started with FBT.
Family-based Treatment Weight Progress Chart
Weight chart which can be used in FBT treatment by clinician
Self-Help & Guided Self-Help Print Resources for Weight / Shape / Body Image & Eating Concerns and for Eating Disorders.
A summary of self-help & guided self-help print resources for weight / shape / body image & eating concerns and for eating disorders.
Eating Disorders Early Signs Traffic Light Tool for early intervention
This handy tool has been developed to assist non eating disorders experts ascertain the level of concern they should have for early signs and symptoms. Done in a traffic light style, this easy to read tool can help you work out when to escalate to treatment or not.
The Butterfly Foundation
This is the website of the Butterfly Foundation, the peak national body supporting and representing the interests of individuals with Eating Disorders and/or body image concerns, and their families, friends, and carers. The Butterfly Foundation is a charitable incorporated organisation that provides a range of services including telephone and online support, school prevention programs, support groups, direct relief, a day program, school presentations, parent and carer consultations, research, and provides advocacy and leadership.
Family-Based Treatment (FBT) for Adolescent Eating Disorders Recommended Reading List
Summary of books, case descriptions and articles which clinicians may find useful when commencing or undertaking FBT
Treatment weight progress chart ADULT
A sample treatment weight progress chart for use with adults
Carer Consultation Process
Summary of what the CEED Carer Consultation Process comprises and why services might consider requesting it
Eating Disorders Victoria
This is the website of Eating Disorders Victoria, Victoria's peak charitable incorporated organisation representing and supporting the interests of individuals with Eating Disorders and their friends and loved ones. Services include a telephone helpline, support groups, an online chat room and discussion board, education and support workshops for carers and individuals with Eating Disorders, among other initiatives.
Anthropometric Assessment
Assessment tool for recording anthrometric measurements which may indicate an eating disorder
Family Matters Tipsheet 4: Phase 2 the dance
Family Matters Tipsheets developed by CEED Carer Consultant for clinicians to provide to families in treatment at CAMHS/CYMHS. This tipsheet addresses the challenges of navigating the Phase 2 part of the FBT treatment with ideas and advice for families in this challenging phase of treatment.
ED Treatment Setting Decision-Matrix for Adults
A matrix for making decisions on treatment setting for adults with eating disorders
Families Empowering and Supporting Treatment of Eating Disorders (F.E.A.S.T. )
This is the website of F.E.A.S.T., a not-for-profit global organisation that provides support to parents and caregivers of individuals with Eating Disorders. The website includes information, an online caregivers forum, a recipe book, online stories and letters, weblinks to parent blogs, and other resources.
Assessment of Physical Activity in Eating Disorders
A tool for assessing the degree to which physical activity is problematic for a client
Role Description Eating Disorder Coordinators
The Program Management Circular (PMC): ‘Clinical mental health service responses for people with eating disorders in Victoria’ (MHB, 2007), described and guided the role of public specialist mental health services in responding to the needs of Victorians of all ages experiencing an eating disorder. Mental health services now have a clear responsibility to address the needs of individuals with an eating disorder, and their families. Policies and procedures; and clinical practice will need to be developed to enable this service provision. The PMC stated that AMHS should identify key contact clinicians within each AMHS region to coordinate an appropriate mental health service response for eating disorders in conjunction with the authorised psychiatrist; as well as support clinical staff from all program areas (Adult and CAMHS). They will be known as Eating Disorder Coordinators (EDC).
Physical Risk in Suspected Eating Disorders Mental Health Clinician Response Guide
Physical Risk in Suspected Eating Disorders Mental Health Clinician Response Guide; Including Response Required, Indication / Symptom / Behaviour and Local Contacts for Action
Maudsley Parents
This is the website of a not-for-profit volunteer organisation dedicated to supporting parents to help their children recovery from Eating Disorders through the use of Maudsley family-based treatment. The website contains information, resource information, family stories, and questions and answers.
Family-based Treatment – Phases, Sessions & Notes
A summary guideline for what to be doing and looking out for in the sessions of the different phases of FBT
AED Critical Points for Early Recognition & Medical Risk Management in the Care of Individuals with Eating Disorders 2016
Often referred to as, "the purple brochure," this guide from the Academy for Eating Disorders' (AED) Medical Care Standards Task Force, is intended as a resource to promote recognition of, and risk management in the care of, those with eating disorders.