Eating Disorders in Rural Communities: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Ethical Considerations

BHECN 2023 Webinar Series:
Core Topics for Behavioral Health Providers
Join us every other Monday from Noon-1 pm (Central), starting January 30 through April 10, for the Core Topics Webinar series.

January 30, 2023

Eating Disorders in Rural Communities:
Diagnosis, Treatment, and Ethical Considerations
Monday, January 30, 2023
Noon-1 pm (Central)

Course ID: 23CE00063

Target Audience:

This accredited continuing education activity is designed for Behavioral Health providers to include psychologists, advanced practice nurses, nurses, licensed mental health therapists, and social workers.

Educational Objectives:

At the conclusion of this live activity, the participants should be better able to:

Discuss how to assess and diagnose eating disorders.
Identify evidence-based therapies and best practices when treating eating disorders.
Discuss unique challenges and ethical considerations when working with clients with eating disorders, especially in a rural setting.

Presented by:
Kristen Rose, MEd, LPC, LIMHP, CCTP
Licensed Independent Mental Health Practitioner
Sidney Regional Medical Center | Sidney, Nebraska

Kristen Rose is a licensed professional counselor and licensed independent mental health practitioner at Sidney Regional Medical Center in Sidney, Nebraska. Before landing in the panhandle, she had an eclectic experience in equine-assisted therapy, intensive outpatient and partial hospital programs, and outpatient therapy around Fort Bragg, North Carolina. She has training and experience in multiple modalities and treats a variety of diagnoses, specializing in the treatment of eating disorders. Her previous speaking experiences include the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals, the Nebraska Counseling Association, Nebraska Healthcare Marketers, the National Association of Social Workers Nebraska Chapter, and Panhandle CASA.

Accredited Continuing Education:

In support of improving patient care, University of Nebraska Medical Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

The University of Nebraska Medical Center designates this activity for 1.0 ANCC contact hour.  Nurses should only claim credit for the actual time spent participating in the activity.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, University of Nebraska Medical Center is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers participating in this activity receive 1.0 ethics continuing education credit.

Social Work Level of Content: Intermediate

1.0 Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

This live webinar is free to attend.

Registration closes on January 29, 2023. 

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Monday, January 30, 2023 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm

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Health & Wellness


Students, Faculty and Staff, Alumni, Public


Behavioral Health Education Center of Nebraska, College of Medicine, Psychiatry, Academic Affairs



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