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Eating Disorders and the Brain

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The Nebraska Eating Disorder Network is excited to bring in Dr. Jillian Lampert, PhD, RD, LD, MPH, FAED from the Emily Program up in Minnesota to present on Eating Disorders and the Brain.

Eating Disorders and The Brain

Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening conditions that require appropriate care and management by a team of mental health and medical professionals. This session will provide an understanding of the multidimensional nature of eating disorder development and maintenance, challenges related to recovery, neurobiology of eating disorders, and communication techniques to help approach someone who may be struggling. The session will also address the diverse range of people that eating disorders impact and how personalized treatment is effective in managing individual needs.

The Emily Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Approval pending for two (2) continuing education units by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Approval also pending by The Washington Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board to sponsor continuing education for professional counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists and mental health counselors. The Emily Program is offering two (2) hours of continuing education credits/units. *APA credits not available for this training

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Jillian Lampert, PhD, RD, LD, MPH, FAED

Dr. Lampert is the Chief Strategy Officer for The Emily Program, a comprehensive eating disorder treatment program with locations in Minnesota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington, where she oversees community connections, marketing, business development, and policy work. Additionally, Dr. Lampert is President of the Residential Eating Disorders Consortium (REDC), an organization whose main goal is to ensure access to residential care for individuals by working collaboratively to address issues that impact the residential eating disorder treatment community. She is a current board member of The Emily Program Foundation, a Minnesota-based organization promoting eating disorder education and advocacy, and amember of the Eating Disorder Research Society (EDRS). She holds an adjunct graduate faculty position in the Department of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Minnesota.


RSVP Today Contact Kristin Dostal at (651) 645-5323 ext. 1611 or kristin.Dostal@emilyprogram.com

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