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(Recording only, No CE) The Cultural Culinary Challenge: Managing Varying Nutritional Needs in Eating Disorders Care

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Our cultural culinary environment is diverse and ever-changing. Individuals with eating disorders and their families often come to treatment with multiple dietary limitations. Popular dieting beliefs, food trends, nutritional science, cultural and spiritual heritage all must be considered when assisting any individual with adapting to eating patterns. This workshop provides practical advice for managing common dietary restrictions and limitations that individuals with eating disorders and their support systems identify at the initiation of care. This will include learning how to script conversations regarding changes to eating patterns. Please reach out to outreach@accanto.com with questions.

Course Instructor(s)

  • Leah Graves RDN, LDN, CEDRD-S, FAED

    Leah Graves is the Vice President of Nutrition and Culinary Services of Accanto Health, the parent company of the newly merged Veritas Collaborative and The Emily Program. Leah has been treating patients with eating disorders for over 30 years. Prior to joining Veritas, Leah was the Manager of Eating Disorders Nutrition Therapy for the Laureate Eating Disorders Program in Tulsa, OK. She graduated with the highest distinction from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center in 1985 and then began her work with individuals with eating disorders.

    Leah is a founding member of the Academy for Eating Disorders where she has served on the Academy’s Executive Team, Board of Directors and Chaired the North American Teaching Days for the International Conference on Eating Disorders in addition to serving the Academy on the Nominating, Fellowship Selection, and Membership Recruitment and Retention Committees. She has also been honored with the distinction of Fellow of the Academy for Eating Disorders.

    Leah has been involved in eating disorders advocacy with the National Eating Disorders Association as a member of the Conference Planning Committee and with the Oklahoma Eating Disorders Association where she served as President and Governance Committee Chair. She currently serves on the Clinical Advisory Board for Rock Recovery.

    Leah has been invited faculty at many eating disorders conferences including the International Conference on Eating Disorders, Hispano-Latin American Congress on Eating Disorders, International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Symposium, Renfrew Foundation Conference, Multi-service Eating Disorders Association Conference, and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Food and Nutrition Conference, as well as numerous regional and local conferences. Leah has written several publications pertaining to nutrition and eating disorders and is highly respected within the eating disorders field for her expertise in medical nutrition therapy, nutrition counseling, clinical supervision, and research.

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(Recording only, No CE) The Cultural Culinary Challenge:  Managing Varying Nutritional Needs in Eating Disorders Care
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    Self-Paced
  • Publication Date
    Mar 25th, 2024

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