Treating ARFID using Maudsley Family Therapy (2 Hours, Online)

September 13, 2022 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Online Webinar
Senior social worker and family therapist Colleen Alford presents a two hour workshop on the use of Family Based Treatment for ARFID patients | Zoom, Tuesday 13 September 6pm to 8pm AEST
Price: $150pp

Location: Via Zoom
Date: Tuesday 13th September, 2022

About the Course:
In this webinar Colleen will provide an overview of the ARFID diagnosis and current literature on diagnosis, family experience, and treatment. Colleen will look in detail at how Family Based Treatment can be utilised for treating ARFID including the goals of each phase of treatment, how sessions are structured, the roles of the clinician and family members, and how to collaboratively formulate a treatment plan that fits with the broad spectrum of contributing factors in the development of ARFID. Clinical examples and experiences will be discussed throughout the presentation. 

About the presenter:
Colleen Alford is a Senior Social Worker and family therapist. Colleen specialises in providing family based treatment for children and adolescents with eating disorders and works at The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network Eating Disorders Service. She has more than 15 years’ experience in providing FBT, and 20 years’ experience in the child and adolescent mental health sector. Colleen has developed a six week parent group program based on the principles of Family Based Treatment, as well as parent group for parents of adolescents with Autism and Anorexia Nervosa. Colleen provided FBT training and consultation to NSW Health staff as part of the NSW Health State-wide Eating Disorders Plan and is currently providing training  and supervision to clinicians throughout Australia as part of the NEDC Credentialing program.

Additional Event Information:

  • This workshop will be presented via zoom – the link will be sent to attendees prior to the date, the workshop will not be recorded. 

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