CE Credit

Eating Disorders: Screening and Intervention

Welcome to the training on Eating Disorders: Screening and Intervention provided by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.00 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and others to identify eating disorders in children and adolescents and to provide appropriate interventions and referrals as part of routine clinical care.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Specify the prevalence of and health risks associated with eating disorders.
  2. Assess risk factors for eating disorders and conduct effective screening as part of routine clinical practice.
  3. Employ practical intervention strategies and resources in the medical home.

Please note this module expires on 7/29/2024.

This module was released on 7/29/2021.

Accreditation Statement

Disclosures

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The medical definitions in this module were obtained or adapted from American Academy of Pediatrics, Britannica, Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, National Eating Disorders Association, National Institutes of Health and WebMD.