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Understanding and Treating ARFID: Recognition, Interventions and Therapeutic Strategies

CE Hours 1.5

About this live event

Join us for a continuing education event hosted by Accanto Health and presented by Sara Hofmeier, MS, LCMHCS, CEDS-S. There is no fee to attend this course. This course offers a comprehensive exploration of Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID), examining its onset in childhood and prevalence across the lifespan. Participants will gain the expertise needed to confidently identify ARFID's clinical presentations and understand the factors contributing to its persistence. Emphasis is placed on distinguishing treatment approaches specific to ARFID from those used for other eating disorders, while also exploring commonalities. Through a review of current therapeutic interventions and practical guidance on their application in outpatient settings, participants will learn effective strategies for managing ARFID and coordinating multidisciplinary care teams.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify core symptoms and presentations of ARFID
  • Review approaches to psychological treatment for ARFID
  • Discuss team collaboration opportunities in the treatment of ARFID

Learning Levels

  • Beginner to intermediate

Target Audience

This educational program is designed for mental health professionals, dietitians, social workers, and health care providers.

Live event Instructor(s)

  • Sara Hofmeier, MS, LCMHCS, CEDS-S

    Sara Hofmeier is a Licensed Professional Counselor, having earned her Master’s in Counseling from UNC Greensboro. Sara has been working with patients with eating disorders since 2007 and comes to Veritas from the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders where she was the program’s Clinical Director and an Assistant Professor. Sara has experience providing individual, group, and family therapy for patients with eating disorders across multiple levels of care including inpatient, partial hospitalization, and outpatient treatment settings. In addition to her experience in direct patient care, Sara has extensive experience providing supervision and training to new therapists and particularly enjoys providing supervision around the care and treatment of patients with eating disorders.

    Sara strongly believes in an evidence informed approach to best practice treatment and pulls from several therapeutic approaches in her work with patients and families with eating disorders, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and the Maudsley model of Family Based Therapy. Sara also believes in a collaborative and strengths-based approach to treatment and particularly enjoys helping patients find new ways to describe their experiences and struggles in a non-judgmental manner as they move toward recovery.

Disclosure

Accanto Health, the parent company of The Emily Program and Veritas Collaborative, is the planner and provider of all courses, content, and continuing education credits. These educational programs are made available to the public free of charge through the financial support of The Emily Program Foundation.

CE Process Info

Each professional is responsible for the individual requirements as stipulated by their licensing agency. Please contact your individual licensing board/regulatory agency to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Please note: You must attend "live" (in real-time) to earn CE credits. No partial credits. 

Before the event, you will receive an email from CE-Go with access to the virtual event. After the event, you will receive access to your evaluation and continuing education certificate via a personalized "attendee dashboard" link, hosted on the CE-Go website. This link and access to the virtual event will be sent to the email account you used to register for the event.

Upon accessing the CE-Go "attendee dashboard", you will be able to:

  • Complete evaluation forms for the event
  • Download your continuing education certificate in a PDF format

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the CE-Go platform, please contact CE-Go at 888-498-5578 or by email at support@ce-go.com Please Note: Emails for this event will come from "support@ce-go.com".

If you have any continuing education related questions, please contact outreach@accanto.com.

Please make sure to check your spam/junk folder in case those emails get "stuck". We'd also suggest "whitelisting" support@ce-go.com. This tells your email client that you know this sender and trust them, which will keep emails from this contact at the top of your inbox and out of the junk folder.

CE Approvals

  • American Psychological Association (APA)

    Accanto Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Accanto Health maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

    Accanto Health has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP no. 7166. Programs that do not qualify are clearly identified. Accanto Health is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Disability Accommodation

ADA accommodations will be made in accordance with the law; please indicate your special needs upon registering at least 30 days prior to the event by sending an email to support@ce-go.com or by calling us at 888 498 5578. 

Where can I find my Attendee Dashboard link?

Upon registering, you should receive an email from support@ce-go.com with a link to access your Attendee Dashboard. If you do not see it in your inbox, please check your spam/junk folder. If you still cannot locate the email, you may retrieve your Attendee Dashboard link by clicking HERE

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Grievance Policy

If a grievance arises pertaining to continuing education activities or processes, please contact outreach@accanto.com as soon as possible, so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion.

Grievances may include but are not limited to concerns regarding payment and refund requests, course content, workshop offerings, facilities, non-receipt of certificates, or other miscellaneous occurrences.

To read our entire grievance policy, please visit https://accanto.com/wp-content/uploads/Accanto-Health-CEU-Grievance-Policy.pdf.  

Attendance Policy- Virtual

All attendance will be monitored and recorded. Due to accreditation guidelines, continuing education credit will not be awarded to participants who do not attend a presentation in its entirety. Participants not meeting this time requirement will not be awarded continuing education (CE) credits. We recommend logging on to the webinar 10 minutes prior to the session start time to earn satisfactory attendance for CE credits. 


Evaluation of each session will also be required in order to obtain any continuing education (CE) certificates. 

Understanding and Treating ARFID: Recognition, Interventions and Therapeutic Strategies
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  • CE Hours
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  • Type
    Live Interactive Webinar
  • Date
    Thu Jul 25th, 2024
  • Time
    11:00am - 12:30pm CDT

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