Eating Disorders in Children and Young People

Date & Time:

Tuesday 13 September 2022 (09:30 - 11:30)

Venue:

Online Event - Microsoft Teams,

Detail:

This session provides an overview of the types of eating disorders and how they present in children and young people. Attendees will be provided with an overview of the common warning signs of eating disorders in children and young people, both physical and emotional. The session will help improve confidence in attendees to support children and young people by identifying causes, considering the effects of myths and stigma, along with how to have conversations about eating disorders. The session closes by ensuring attendees are aware of the support available for children and young people across Hertfordshire and nationally in the form of support services, apps and websites.

 

By the end of the session, attendees will be expected to:

 

  • Have an increased knowledge as to how eating disorders present themselves in children and young people
  • Be able to spot the warning signs of an eating disorders in children and young people, both physical and emotional
  • Consider the effect of myths and stigma on how you approach the topic of eating disorders with children and young people
  • Be more equipped to support children and young people who are at risk of an eating disorder or who have an eating disorder

Have an awareness of further eating disorder services, apps or websites to support children and young people

Places Available:

27

Further Information:

Enquiries:

Jane.savage@hertfordshire.gov.uk

Trainer:

Carol Lilley -Herts Mind Network

Venue Details:

Online Event - Microsoft Teams,

(01992 588506)

This is a virtual training course and delegates will be sent an invitation via Microsoft Teams to join the event. Please note that your email address may be visible to other delegates on the Microsoft Teams  invite.