A helpful overview about recognizing and addressing disordered eating in teenagers, and how to engage caregivers effectively

Interview with Elizabeth Irias, LMFT

  • Course Description

    If you’re not specially trained in the treatment of eating disorders, it can be difficult to discern when disordered eating behavior crosses the invisible line into a diagnosable condition, and how/when to step in and address it. In this course, clinicians learn the difference between Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors, and the presenter thoroughly describes how these conditions can affect adolescents. This podcast interview also offers resources clinicians can use to help parents who have teenage children who are struggling with Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behaviors.

  • Learning Objectives

    Upon completing this course, participants will be able to: Describe the difference between an Eating Disorder and Disordered Eating Behaviors; Explain the six major life domains affected by disordered eating behaviors most commonly seen in teenagers; List the five levels of care available to treat Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating Behavior in teenagers

    Target Audience and Instructional Level
    This course is intended for psychologists, therapists, social workers, clinical counselors, and addiction counselors. Instructional level: Introductory

  • How To Take This Course

    In order to receive a certificate of completion reflecting the associated CE credit hour, you must:
    #1: Have an active paid Clearly Clinical membership
    #2: Listen to the corresponding course podcast
    #3: Achieve a passing grade on the post-presentation test (the test has up to ten questions and you must earn a score of at least 80%; you are able to re-test)
    #4: Complete the requested course evaluation.

    Course elements (including the course audio, post-test, and requested course evaluation) can be completed on a computer or mobile device via your Clearly Clinical account.

  • Course Format

    This high-quality and interesting course contains a one-hour, non-interactive audio podcast presentation which is available for free via all major public podcast providers. You can also listen to and download the file via our course player.

  • Commercial Support

    There is no known commercial support or conflict of interest for this CE program, presenter, sponsor, instructor, or content. The instructor references their own trainings and resources as a potential option for further learning.

  • Certificate Access Details

    Once you've completed the course, your certificate will automatically populate in the 'Certificate' section of your account; it will also be emailed to you. Access to completion certificate will expire 365 days after issuance. Course certificates will be on file for ten (10) years from date of course completion.

  • Accommodations

    If you have special needs or need an accommodation, please email us at info@clearlyclinical.com and we will do our best to assist you.

Interviewer and Interviewee

Tracy Kenela, LMHC

Eating Disorder Specialist

Tracy Kenela is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a Private Practice in Olympia, Washington. She is also a Certified Eating Disorders Specialist Supervisor, a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor and an Advanced Clinical Hypnotherapist. Tracy is passionate about helping people find Harmony, Unity and Agreement in their lives, and has built her work around this passion. She also enjoys mentoring new clinicians into the field of Eating Disorder Treatment, and coaching parents to help their teens recover from Disordered Eating. Tracy has a podcast called "Calming the Chaos," where she strives to help people find peace in a chaotic world. She has been happily married for 20+ years and is the mother of three playful cats. In her spare time, she enjoys making and recording original music creations. Please visit her at LokahiCounseling.com and Calming The Chaos Podcast.

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias, MS, LMFT

Interviewer & Clearly Clinical Founder

Elizabeth 'Beth' Irias (she/her) is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and the Founder and President of Clearly Clinical. She has specializations in Clinical Documentation, Best Practice, and Utilization Review, and works closely with clinical teams across the US as a trainer and national conference presenter; Beth was formerly an adjunct professor at Pepperdine University in the Graduate Psychology and Education department. Licensed in California and Oregon, she provides therapy via her private practice to young adult and adult clients, members of the LGBTQ population, and those with addictive disorders. She has two young children, a super cool spouse who helps out with Clearly Clinical's tech, and a rescue dog.

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