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Morning Workshop for Caregivers
Afternoon CE for Providers
February 24th, 2023


Friday February 24th

Caregivers: 8am – 11:45am

Providers: 1pm – 5pm

West48 Event Center

1601 48th St #100

West Des Moines, IA 50266

A Workshop for Caregivers followed by CE Presentations for Providers

Spots are limited for this event! We ask that you register in advance to secure your spot. Limited spots may be available for walk-in registration the day of the event. To sign up, please click below.

Paid provider attendees are welcome to join us for a FREE social following the conclusion of presentations (5:00-6:30pm)!


Continuing Education Information: 

Social Workers/Counselors: NASW IA has determined that this program meets the criteria of the Iowa Board of Social Work for 2.9 hours of continuing education. Other professionals who believe that this programming meets the requirements of their professional licensure board may also purchase a CEU certificate.

Psychologists: EDCI is providing a certificate of attendance for 3.00 CE hours for participants who attend the full conference.


Dietitians: Continuing education hours have been approved for 3.00 CPE by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Full attendance is required.

All Other Professionals Not Listed: May be eligible for continuing education. Consult your governing rules to determine if appropriate subject matter criteria will apply to credit hours.

About our Caregiver Keynote Speaker: 

Changing the Narrative

Jason Wood, author of Starving for Survival and founder of Orthorexia Bites

Changing the narrative around eating disorders, mental health and men through the power of authentic storytelling.


About the Speaker: 

Jason Wood turned his battle with orthorexia into a mission to break the stigma around men's mental health and eating disorders by launching his blog Orthorexia Bites in 2021 and publishing his memoir Starving for Survival in 2022. Through numerous podcast appearances, speaking engagements, and his writing, Jason is starting an important conversation that encourages everyone--especially men--on how important it is to speak up and get the help they deserve. 


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