Compulsive Overeating (3 CE)
Course Level: Beginner, Intermediate
Course Developed By: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW
Bio: Jennifer Kolb, LCSW; Social Work Consultant, reviewed and determined the course meets requirements for continuing education in the field of social work. This course is appropriate for masters and clinical level social workers. Jennifer graduated with a Master’s degree in Social Work with a specialization in Marriage and Family Therapy from the University of Louisville, Kentucky. She specializes in school-based psychotherapy with children and adolescents, as well as licensing exam coaching and preparation.
Content By: Jazmin Zane, MSW, LCSW, Gerry Grossman, M.A., LMFT
Course Delivery: Online, Self-Paced
Course Description: Up to one-third of the U.S. population is overweight, and there are a variety of factors that contribute to compulsive overeating: both behavioral and emotional. This workshop is designed to promote a multi-modal format for treating compulsive overeating. It presents some of the contributors to overeating, including biology, environment and psychology, all of which must be assessed and treated. Treatment models are presented to address the complexity of these contributors, and thus include group, individual, cognitive, emotional and 12-step modalities.
- Identify symptoms of compulsive overeating.
- Correctly assess and diagnose a client coping with issues of compulsive overeating.
- Analyze the complexity of factors which contribute to overeating to best match a treatment plan for the individual client.
- Integrate a range of treatment modalities and referrals based upon the client's symptoms and clinical presentation.
Course materials can be downloaded or read online. To receive a certificate of completion, you must complete a multiple-choice post-test with a score of 75% or better and complete a course evaluation.