Managing and Preventing Serious Mental Illness & Eating Disorders in Schools.
Funded by United Way of the Piedmont, this evidence-based* program be taken by educators, coaches, or school clinicians who are interested in learning how to manage serious mental illness in schools, including updated facts and research about the 6 types of eating disorders, obesity prevention and co-morbid conditions. The live workshop is led by a certified Mental Fitness facilitator and contains documentary film footage featuring national researchers from multiple backgrounds as well as interviews with individuals, families, and even performances by Broadway and American Idol stars.
Participants will enjoy a 3 hour live training that includes: film footage of national experts, evidence-based handouts, and strategies for managing and preventing eating disorders and other serious mental illnesses in the school setting. A Q&A discussion with mental health professionals is also included.
Available live or online through our partners at Sharpen.
To schedule the program in your school, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Anderson, C., Holody, K., Flynn, M., Hussa-Farrell, R. (2017). An exploratory evaluation of the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of the Mental Fitness disordered eating prevention program in schools. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention. 2017-03-01T02:26:13Z