Eating Disorder training training course

This Eating Disorder training course helps you to identify types of eating disorders, to support individuals. The online courses also helps you to diagnose and treat sufferers effectively. Eating disorders covered include: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder (BED).

Become a more confident, compassionate carer in dealing with people with eating disorders. There are many additional support resources available such as the NHS Eating Disorder Service.

A message from the course creator:

"As someone who has experience with eating disorders both professionally and personally, it is my passion to bring more understanding about this subject. I spent 10 years immersed in the depths of Anorexia Nervosa.

"As a Nutritional Therapist, and diligent mental health advocate, I combine personal and professional insights to guide and educate. Through this course I aim to provide a comprehensive insight into eating disorders."

  • What are eating disorders?
  • Types of eating disorder and commonality
  • Body image, weight and shape
  • Who is at risk of developing an eating disorder and why?
  • Myths, stigma and misconceptions
  • How to approach and have difficult conversations
  • Diagnosis and assessment
  • Treatments and support services
  • When to seek medical attention
  • Challenges you may experience in working with people with eating disorders
  • Recovery and supporting an individual with an eating disorder
This eating disorder training course has been designed specifically for people working in a social care setting. It will also be useful to a wider audience of people who would like to know more about eating disorders, for example, parents, family members and also individuals experiencing eating disorders themselves.
This course will take 60 minutes to complete.

You can access this Health and Social Care online course as part of the Unlimited Care Package, which includes 130+ courses and certificates, on the Click eLearning platform. Starting from just £3, access unlimited learning in one simple subscription.

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Eating Disorder eLearning course - Grey Matter Learning

Aims of the Eating Disorder course

  • Understand and identify the main eating disorders, including: Anorexia Nervosa, Bulimia Nervosa, Binge Eating Disorder (BED), Orthorexia Nervosa and Muscle Dysmorphia
  • Know who is at greater risk and identify abnormal behaviour to spot the early warning signs
  • Recognise the starvation response
  • Know how to communicate sensitively with people with eating disorders
  • Understand the impact and the challenges associated with eating disorders

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As a leading eLearning platform provider, Grey Matter Learning recognises the importance of accessibility in learning. We are proud to have integrated Recite, an innovative tool that enables learners to access eLearning content more easily, regardless of their abilities. With Recite, learners can benefit from text-to-speech in over 65 languages, colour contrast adjustments, and translation of over 100 languages, to enhance their learning experience.

These tools can help to make learning more inclusive and accessible for learners with visual or hearing impairments, as well as those who speak different languages. By incorporating Recite into our website and Click eLearning platform, we are able to provide our carers with a comprehensive and accessible training solution that helps to promote learning outcomes for all learners.