The Role of Nutrition in Eating Disorder and Eating Disorder Treatment, 1.5 CE

Presented by Mary Curnutte, MS, RD, LD.

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Workshop Description:

This presentation will teach the basics of the role of nutrition in treating both eating disorders and disordered eating. The purpose of the presentation is to elaborate on nutrition in order for the psychological professional to have an understanding as well as to provide basic information in order for the psychological professional to reinforce the nutrition recommendations a patient or client receives from their medical and nutrition monitoring. This can be useful for those who may interact with disordered eating as well as those actively working with an eating disorder population. 

Workshop Objectives: 

Based on the content of this workshop, attendees will be able to:

  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of an eating disorder or disordered eating.
  • Describe the role of nutrition in the treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating.
  • Summarize the basic aspects of nutrition therapy within the treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating. 

Skill Level:

Beginning 

About the Presenter: 

Mary Curnutte, MS, RD, LD, is a Registered Dietitian at the Louisville Center for Eating Disorders, working with individuals with eating disorders for nutrition counseling and providing medical nutrition therapy. Mary works with eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, avoidant restrictive food intake disorder, and otherwise not specified eating disorders. Mary also works with individuals with general disordered eating as well as general wellness and health nutrition counseling. Mary has taught nutrition courses at both the University of Louisville Bellarmine University. Mary has worked as a nutrition counselor at the YMCA and taught community nutrition classes at local health centers. Mary received both her MS and BS in Nutrition & Dietetics at Saint Louis University. Mary completed her Dietetic Internship in St. Louis, MO at a variety of hospitals. Mary also sits on the board of Slow Food Bluegrass and volunteers regularly with local efforts involved in addressing food security. Mary is currently a Ph.D. student at the School of Public Health and Information Sciences with a concentration in Health Management and Policy.

Workshop Pricing:

Member registration:$50.00
Non-member registration: $75.00
Student registration: $15.00

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