Friday, February 3, 2012

Introduction to Eating Disorders


You are invited to join us for a webinar with Hawthorn faculty member Elizabeth Pavka, PhD, RD, LD/N on Tuesday, February 7th, 2012 at 4pm PST.
Elizabeth Pavka
Dr. Pavka has worked in the field of foods & nutrition for more than 30 years. Her initial exposure to eating disorders in 1988 involved working as a nutritionist in a hospital with a residential, in-patient program for women with eating disorders. Since then she has worked with clients of all ages who wanted to walk the path to better health in relationship to their food. For the past 7 years she has volunteered with THE Center, a non-profit organization of professionals, parents, & women in recovery who are dedicated to helping others.
This presentation will explore
·         Anorexia nervosa
·         Bulimia nervosa
·         Binge Eating
·         Anorexia Athletica
·         Orthorexia
As a nutrition provider, you will learn some ways to identify eating disorders, and get screening questionnaires.  When working with people with eating disorders, it’s important to use a team approach.  Dr. Pavka will also provide resources so that you can study further. 
To participate online and to view the webinar click here and follow the online registration instructions.
Participation is limited to the first 100 Attendees.