Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)
Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)

Introduction to Mental Health Management for CAMHS clinicians

Presented by: Dr Claire Burton

8.30 – 12.30 Wed 17 & Wed 24 Nov 2021

(2 x 4hr online live modules)


This interactive workshop will begin with a didactic overview of the literature and assessment process.  It will then move onto description of the treatment model/goals, utilizing case examples of patients/families who have benefitted from this treatment model. Interactive role plays/breakout rooms and videos will be used to demonstrate delivery of this integrative approach for differing ARFID presentations.

Learning outcomes & target audience

By completing the training participants will have:

  • An Understanding how ARFID presents in young people, & how it differs from other paediatric eating disorders
  • enhanced mental health assessment and formulation skills specific to ARFID presentations
  • An Understanding of and capacity to implement the goals, treatment structure and session format of Family-Based Treatment (FBT) and the Unified Protocols for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders in Children and Adolescents (UP-C/A) for ARFID

This workshop is tailored to the needs of CAMHS and other mental health clinicians who have training and clinical experience in family-treatment treatment for adolescent eating disorders, and who are or will be working with young people experiencing ARFID.

Applications from clinicians employed by Victorian Child and Adolescent / Youth Mental Health Services will be prioritised.

For further information please visit flyer HERE.

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