Understanding Eating Disorders
CPD Understanding Eating Disorders
This understanding eating disorders course aims to give your employees the knowledge required to understand the impact and key issues surrounding eating disorders, as well as an awareness of the harmful effects eating disorders can have on individuals and those closest to them. The course is ideal for anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons, or anyone who would like to work with, and support, individuals with eating disorders.
Section 1: Types of eating disorders
This section will develop your employees’ understanding of several eating disorders.
Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders
In this section, your employees will cover the common causes of eating disorders, including psychological, environmental, societal and biological factors.
Section 3: The effects of eating disorders
This section outlines the harmful effects of an eating disorder on the individual, their family and close friends.
Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders
In this section, your employees will cover methods through which individuals with an existing eating disorder can manage and recover, including medical interventions, public health resources and further treatment options.
Benefits of this understanding eating disorders course:
Employees can learn from their own home, in their own time.
Employees get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
Once your employees have completed this course, they could progress on to the following:
Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems
Certificate in Common Health Conditions
Certificate in Counselling Skills
Certificate in Information, Advice or Guidance