Screening, Symptom Recognition, and Referral to Treatment for Eating Disorders in Pediatric Primary Care Settings

Online training webinar offering FREE CME credits for MDs, NPs, and PAs from the Strategic Training Initiative for Prevention of Eating Disorders (STRIPED) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Eating Disorders Coalition, supported by the federal Office on Women’s Health within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This training is designed for primary care providers who treat children, adolescents, and/or young adults. Presenters are Sara Forman, MD and Holly Gooding, MD, MSc, both of Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School.

This training program, which includes many role plays and practical strategies and tools, will provide
training to help busy pediatric primary care providers to:
1. Recognize the types and consequences of EDs and gaps in care among children, adolescents and young adults in the United States.
2. Identify potential signs and symptoms of EDs in children, adolescents and young adults and perform screening with a validated ED screening questionnaire.
3. Use an interactive online tool to identify local specialists and refer patients when screening indicates concern.