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October 20th, 2023

Speed Lyceum

Grand View University

Kent Henning Student Center

2811 E 14th Street, Des Moines, IA 50316

Check in begins at 8am | Conference close at 5pm

Purpose: A half-day of live, didactic and interactive presentations geared toward increasing skill in working with the eating disorder population.

Intended AudienceHealth care providers including social workers, counselors, psychologists, dietitians and other allied professionals. Individuals in recovery, caregivers, coaches, teachers, students and community members are welcome to attend for non-CEU participation.


Registration: All professional participants and the general public can purchase tickets and register for the event at our conference site.


Cancellations will be refunded up until one week prior to the event.


Registration Fee for Continuing Education:

General Provider: $120   |   EDCI Professional Member: $96

Community Member (no CEU): $30

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8:00a-- 8:25am


8:25am -- 8:30am

Welcome Message - EDCI Host

8:30am --  10:00am

Applying the Health at Every Size (HAES)© Principles to Therapeutic Interventions Aimed at Treating Eating Disorders

Brandi Stalzer, LIMHP,LPCC, LMHC | Sponsored by: EDCI

10:00am -- 10:20am

Break hosted by McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers – Enjoy snacks and visit sponsor tables

10:20am -- 11:50am

Getting Unstuck: An Overview of Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Applications for Trauma and Eating Disorders

Samantha Petersen, MA, LCPC, CADC | Sponsored by: Monte Nido

11:50am -- 1:15pm

Lunch Hosted

1:15pm -- 2:15pm

Understanding Eating Disorders After a Traumatic Event

Denisa Larreau Mettler, MS, LIMHP, LPC | Sponsored by: EDCare

2:15pm -- 2:30pm

Break hosted by Amy's Gift: Quad Cities Eating Disorders Consortium - Enjoy snacks and visit sponsor tables

2:30pm -- 3:30pm

Treating ARFID: Treatment Strategies for Eating Disorder Clinicians

Kate Fisch, LCSW | Sponsored by: Odyssey Eating Disorder Network

3:30pm  3:45pm

Break hosted by EDCI - Enjoy snacks and visit sponsor tables

3:45pm -- 4:45pm

Evidence based treatment for eating disorders: What research tells us about treatment modalities and how to apply them in practice

Kim Tallon, LISW, CEDS-S | Sponsored by: EDCI

4:45pm -- 5:00pm

Closing Message - thank you for attending!

Thank you to our sponsors

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