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Understanding Eating Disorders (CPD certified)

Course overview

This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of 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.

This course is CPD certified.

Course duration

4 hours

Delivery method







Funding may be available for this course. Please contact our team to check your eligibility.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, you will understand the different types of eating disorders and some of the potential causes. You will also be aware of the effects of eating disorders and ways in which individuals can manage and recover from an eating disorder.

Course content

  • Types of eating disorders:
    • Understanding several eating disorders
  • Potential causes of eating disorders:
    • Psychological factors
    • Environmental factors
    • Societal factors
    • Biological factors
  • The effects of eating disorders:
    • The harmful effects of an eating disorder on the individual
    • How an eating disorder may impact an individual's family and close friends
  • Management and recovery from eating disorders:
    • Ways to manage and recover from an eating disorder
    • Medical interventions
    • Public health resources
    • Further treatment options

Course requirements

To attend this course, students will require access to the internet and a web browser application (e.g. Google Chrome).

For more information about this course please contact us.

Queens Court Regent Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 2EG
Tel: 01226 216760 | Email: |

These course details were downloaded on 20/04/2024

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