Providing care in the community for people with eating disorders – a specialist insight into engagement and treatment

Join a panel of experts for a facilitated question and answer session. The Mental Health Professionals’ Network together with the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders is pleased to offer this free professional development webinar for health practitioners.

When: Tuesday 9th May, 2017

Time: 7.15 – 8.30pm (AEST)

Where: Online - via your computer, tablet or mobile

Cost: Free


  • Nicole Gibson (lived experience)
  • Dr. Karen Spielman (general practitioner)
  • Dr. Steve Lyon (regional general practitioner)

Facilitator: Dr. Jan Orman (general practitioner)

Read more about the panel

Learning Outcomes:

Through an exploration of eating disorders, the webinar will provide participants with the opportunity to: 

  • Recognise how to identify, screen and assess people at risk of developing an eating disorder in a primary care setting
  • Identify challenges in treatment and effective, collaborative strategies to support the needs of people with eating disorders and their families
  • Understand care planning and appropriate referral pathways to coordinate better services for people with eating disorders

CPD points may be claimed for viewing this webinar. Certificates of Attendance will be emailed to those that attend after the webinar to allow self-reporting.

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This webinar was developed as part of the NSW Workforce Development Plan for Eating Disorders and made possible through funding provided by the NSW Ministry of Health.  It is produced by the Mental Health Professionals Network for the Centre for Eating and Dieting Disorders.