Eating Disorders Diagnosis and Treatment Continuing Education Webinar Series Now Available from Cummings Graduate Institute

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TEMPE, Ariz. - April 18, 2022 - PRLog -- Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies (CGI) in partnership with Dr. Tara Arnold, PhD, LCSW, CEDS-S, RYT-200 proudly announces the launch of a new continuing education webinar series for mental health clinicians on the topics of eating disorders diagnosis and treatment. The Fight. Recover. Repeat. on-demand three part webinar series designed and facilitated by Dr. Tara Arnold, PhD, LCSW, CEDS-S, RYT-200 is eligible for NBCC CE credits.

Part 1: Diagnosing Eating Disorders with Compassion explores the definitions of eating disorders, including the newest feeding and eating disorders described in the DSM-5 and discusses their current clinical presentation in our culture. Participants will look at diagnostic criteria, as well as informal patterns of eating disorders and how they show up clinically. Lastly, the webinar will dive deeply into assessment of eating disorders to help ensure these deadly diseases are detected and treated with highly specialized care.

Part 2: Healing Eating Disorders with Compassion explores the appropriate treatment team to use with eating disorder clients, the use of inpatient level of care, and current effective eating disorder treatments. In this webinar, participants will learn to be able to identify the members of the treatment team for eating disorders, list the elements involved in the inpatient level of care for eating disorders, establish applicable metaphors to use when conceptualizing eating disorder recovery, and identify DBT techniques applicable to eating disorder treatment.

Part 3: Healing Body Image with Compassion focuses on traditional methods of healing body image through CBT alongside the newer treatment implications for body positivity, HAES, and self-compassion in healing body image. In this webinar, participants will formulate recognition of body image and the factors that influence our image, utilize the unique application of CBT to the treatment of body image, and will explore mindful self- compassion, mindfulness and radical acceptance in the treatment of body image.

Dr. Tara Arnold is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with a Doctorate in Social Work. She is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and she is a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist by the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals. Dr. Arnold has been in private practice since 2003 treating eating disorders and substance abuse, and she has been a national DBT & eating disorder educator since 2000.

Webinars in the Fight. Recover. Repeat. series are available a la carte or as a bundle, which offers cost savings. To learn more and enroll in Fight. Recover. Repeat., visit:

About Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies

Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, a private, nonprofit, DEAC accredited institution, offers education and training in integrated behavioral healthcare through a virtual online campus. To learn more about Cummings Graduate Institute for Behavioral Health Studies, visit

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