Mental Health & Wellbeing

Eating Disorders CPD

Course Details
Date: Thursday 11th November
Time: 1:30pm – 4:30pm
Venue: Online, via Zoom
Cost: £40 per person
Facilitated by: Hope Virgo

We are delighted to be working with the inspiring Hope Virgo, to offer CPD around Eating Disorders. 

Bio: Hope Virgo is a leading international and award-winning advocate for people with eating disorders, and a Mental Health campaigner. She spearheaded the #DumpTheScales campaign which calls on the government to review the eating disorder guidance delivered by clinicians. In addition, Hope works with young people and employers to deal with the rising tide of mental health issues. Hope is an acclaimed public speaker and member of the Speakers Charter, ensuring speakers deliver safe, relevant & inspirational messages on Mental Health and more.

Course content

This three hour session will offer a comprehensive introduction, covering topics such as:

  • what an eating disorder is
  • current state of play re eating disorders
  • personal experience, with Hope sharing her story to bring them in to the mindset of someone who has had an eating disorder
  • how to have a conversation with someone 
  • how to spot the signs 
  • practically what we can do to make sure the right messaging is out there, that the right people are getting support and how to prevent more people developing an eating disorder
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