May 2022 Advanced Training in Eating Disorder Focused Family Therapy Skills
May 2022 Advanced Training in Eating Disorder Focused Family Therapy Skills

Advanced Training in Eating Disorder Focused Family Therapy

Presented by Dr Andrew Wallis

Delivered over two full day in-person workshops
Part 1: 9:00am – 4:30pm, Monday May 23
Part 2: 9:00am – 4:30pm, Tuesday May 24

CEED is excited to be hosting Dr Andrew Wallis to offer an advanced training in working with adolescents with anorexia nervosa and their families. This workshop is for mental health clinicians, experienced with family-based therapy for eating disorders, who want to reflect on and develop a stronger focus on therapy processes with families, while also maintaining fidelity to the treatment structure and goals.

The workshop aims to:

  • Establish a secure base for therapy that meets the family at the right place and in the right way
  • Implement a relational framework alongside the core principles of eating disorder focused family work
  • Manage common in session dynamics such as parental discord, misattuned interactions, strong emotions, and poor participation.
  • Implement interviewing skills that support parents and children to talk in session using questions, reflections and attuned responding.

The workshop will have a strong reflective component and will serve as an opportunity to consider what you value and what you want to think more about in your work with families.

Target Audience: Victorian public mental health services clinicians will be prioritised.

Training prerequisite: Prior completion of family-based therapy training, and significant clinical practice experience of providing this treatment (e.g. worked with a minimum of 5 – 10 families utilising this model).

Places are strictly limited, to register your attendance please visit TryBooking.  Bookings close 16 May 2022, unless SOLD OUT prior.

For more information please visit our flyer HERE.

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