Nutrition Counseling for Eating Disorders with Marci Evans 3.0

(34 CPEUs)

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Nutrition Counseling for Eating Disorders Training with Marci Evans.

Whether you are new to the field or looking to deepen your counseling skills, this online training will improve your clinical practice. Here is what you will get with this online training:

  • 34 hours online video training
  • Detailed PowerPoint slides
  • Over 20 beautiful patient-ready handouts
  • Master tips sheets, research articles, and recommended reading to enhance learning
  • 34 CDR-approved continuing education credits
  • Continued support via access to private Facebook group (optional)
  • Bonus marketing content to grow your private practice

Below you will find the details of what I cover in each module. Once you purchase the program, you will have immediate access to the course and all of the accompanying handouts.

Still have questions? Please direct them to our team at https://marcird.com/contact-us-courses/


Read what some of our participants have said about the training...

"Whether you are just beginning to work with people with eating disorders or have been working with the population for years, Marci's workshop is a must. Not only does Marci provide an in-depth look at eating disorders and the dietitian's role, but she provides actual tools that can be used immediately. One of the best available resources to dietitians for eating disorder education!"

LINDSAY STENOVEC MS, CEDRD
OWNER OF NUTRITION INSTINCT


Nutrition Counseling for Eating Disorders Training with Marci Evans.

By the end of Module 1, Laying the Groundwork, you will:

  1. Possess a greater knowledge base of eating disorder diagnosis, presentation, and co-occurring mental and physical health challenges.
  2. Feel clearer about your role and scope of practice on the ED treatment team.
  3. Be more able to have difficult conversations with your clients and your colleagues (while looking like a smarty pants!).
  4. Feel more grounded in your knowledge of two foundational paradigms (IE & HAES®) to guide you in your work.
  5. Develop greater self-awareness and clarity about whether this work is a good fit for you.

Lesson 1: Diagnosis

  • DSM & Diagnosis – Can A RDN Diagnose?
  • Common States, Traits, & Functions of an ED
  • The Biopsychosocial Disorder Model of ED Development
  • Medical & Psychological Comorbidities

Lesson 2: Team Players

  • Role of the RDN at ALL Levels of Care
  • RDN Scope of Practice
  • Key Members of the Treatment Team
  • Marci’s Tree Analogy

Lesson 3: Team Work

  • How to establish lines of communication
  • Marketing Bonus!
  • When a client refuses to see a therapist
  • When a therapist won’t call you back

Lesson 4: The Foundational Principles

  • A Primer on Intuitive Eating (IE) & ED Treatment
  • Health At Every Size® (HAES®)
  • Social Justice
  • Anti-Oppressive Practice
  • Trauma-Informed Care

Lesson 5: Getting Personal

  • Exploring YOUR relationship to food, exercise, & body image
  • Assessing FIT with ED work

Lesson 6: Client Case Study

By the end of Module 2, Strengthen Your Psychology Muscles, you will:

  1. Possess increased knowledge of common therapeutic language.
  2. Better identify how psychological processes present in nutrition counseling.
  3. Be better equipped to effectively communicate how these processes are impacting your work, both to your clients and other treatment team members.
  4. Possess a stronger knowledge base of psychological modalities and better understand how to integrate them appropriately into your counseling for greater behavior change impact.
  5. Become more familiar with psychotropic medications and how they impact nutrition counseling.

Lesson 1: Working Therapeutically

  • The 7 Most Important Psychological Concepts to Learn
  • 7 Case Studies to Bring the Concepts to LIFE!
  • Trauma-Informed Care
  • Effectively & Ethically Integrating Therapeutic Know-How

Lesson 2: Therapy Modalities of Behavior Change

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT)
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT)
    • What they are
    • How to use them in nutrition counseling
    • Case studies to bring the concepts to LIFE!

Lesson 3: Therapy Modalities Continued

  • Family Based Therapy (FBT or Maudsley)
  • Internal Family Systems (IFS)
  • Motivational Interviewing (MI)
    • What they are
    • How to use them in nutrition counseling
    • Client vignettes to bring the concepts to LIFE!

Lesson 4: Somatically-Informed Therapies

  • Polyvagal Theory
  • Somatic Experiencing
    • What they are
    • How to use them in nutrition counseling
    • Client vignettes to bring the concepts to LIFE!

Lesson 5: A Word on Medications

  • Different classes of psychiatric medications
  • Impact on weight and appetite

Lesson 6: Client Case Study

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By the end of Module 3, Medical Considerations, you will:

  1. Be able to describe key physiological and psychological consequences of malnutrition.
  2. Understand core clinical dilemmas when working with Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders.
  3. Develop an arsenal of tools for working with digestive concerns common to individuals with eating disorders.
  4. Learn the pathophysiology of refeeding syndrome and the primary risk factors of this life threatening condition.
  5. Become familiar with key laboratory measurements used to assess medical instability.

Lesson 1: Malnutrition: Impact on Brain and Body

Lesson 2: Data Gathering

Lesson 3: Special Topics: The Science of Refeeding Syndrome & Working with Digestive Woes

Lesson 4: Putting it All Together: Making Clinical Recommendations; Severe and Enduring Eating Disorders; Client Case Studies

Does this all sound too good to be true? It isn't.

This training could transform your practice and the lives of your clients!

See what Emily has to say about it below.

By the end of Module 4, Digging In and Doing the Work, you will:

  1. Know the most important information to integrate into an ED assessment.
  2. Feel greater confidence in establishing shared goals with clients.
  3. Learn language and techniques to teach nutrition information without triggering the ED mind.
  4. Feel more comfortable with the basic steps to formulating a nutrition care plan.
  5. Be able to state the necessary components to designing effective food exposures.
  6. Know the current state of the research on food addiction and how it informs clinical practice.
  7. Develop skills to teach your clients how to foster interoceptive awareness and trust.
  8. Integrate new strategies for effective food journaling.
  9. Possess a foundational understanding of intuitive eating and ED care.
  10. Be able to describe the attunement model and relate to the later stages of healing from an ED.

Lesson 1.1: Early Stage Work

  • Screening
  • Clinical Assessment
  • Goal Setting & Assessing Outcomes
  • Nutrition Care Process

Lesson 1.2: Early Stage Work

  • Foundational nutrition principles
  • Developing a nutrition care plan
  • Establishing Frequency of Visits

Lesson 2: Mid-Stage Work

  • Effective Food Exposures
  • A word on Food Addiction
  • The Art of Eating- Internal Guidance
  • Food Journaling…or Not

Lesson 3: Later Stage Work

  • Attunement
  • Client Case K

By the end of Module 5, The Sticky Stuff, you will:

  1. Be able to list the critical components to consider if and when to establish a weight range goal for any client.
  2. Develop a protocol for weighing (or not) your clients that is most in line with their path to recovery.
  3. Feel more confident discussing your client’s weight loss desires.
  4. Understand the 3 core components of metabolism.
  5. Be able to state the primary principles for metabolic healing.
  6. Become more clear about the necessary considerations for developing exercise recommendations to clients.
  7. Know the key elements of Intuitive Exercise for both athletes and non-athletes.
  8. Become familiar with Marci’s Body Image Healing conceptual framework.

Lesson 1: Weight

  • Weight Stigma & Weight Bias
  • Weight Range Goals: Reducing Harm
  • To Weigh or Not to Weight
  • When Your Client Wants to Lose Weight
  • A Word on BMI

Lesson 2: Metabolism

  • The Science of Metabolism
  • Metabolic Consequences of Eating Disorders
  • Metabolic Repair

Lesson 3: Movement

  • Protocol for making recommendations
  • Making Peace with Exercise through Mindful or Intuitive Movement
  • Eating Disorders & Sport

Lesson 4: Body Image & Embodiment

  • Fundamentals
    • Definitions
    • Marginalized identities
    • Trauma
    • Scope of Practice
  • Marci’s Conceptual Framework for Body Image Healing
  • Top 10 Exercises to Experiment with Clients

By the end of Module 6, Complex Cases, you will:

  1. Develop an understanding of how multiple diagnoses manifest within a single case presentation.
  2. Be more clear about the importance of team communication and clinical supervision in managing complex cases.
  3. Appreciate the importance of intersectionality, anti-oppressive practice, and trauma-informed care to reduce risk of harm.
  4. Gain clarity in setting treatment priorities for yourself and the team.
  5. Deepen your understanding of countertransference and its impact on how you do your work as a nutrition counselor.

Lesson 1: Closure and Relapse Prevention

Lesson 2: Client Case K

Lesson 3: Complex Cases

  • Pregnancy
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Gender Identity, Mental Health, & Bulimia Nervosa
  • Athleticism, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, & Race

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Your Instructor


Marci Evans
Marci Evans

Marci identifies as a Food and Body Imager Healer® practicing from a Health At Every Size® and anti-oppression lens. She has dedicated her career to counseling, supervising, and teaching in the field of eating disorders. She is a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian and Supervisor and certified Intuitive Eating Counselor. In addition to her group private practice, Marci launched an online eating disorders training platform for clinicians in 2015 and co-directs a specialized eating disorder internship at Simmons University. In 2018 she received the Professional Integrity Award from The Behavioral Health Dietetics Practice Group of The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She regularly communicates on social media so be sure to connect with her @marciRD as well as on her blog at www.marciRD.com/blog.


Frequently Asked Questions


How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
How long do I have to complete the training to turn in for continuing education?
There's no rush! Your access doesn't ever expire so you can watch it when you want. You can also choose your completion date based on when you take the quiz so you can totally save it for later.
When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
Is this course in USD?
Yes, this course is charged in USD. We would suggest that you check with your local bank or online currency platform to find out how this converts to your local currency and whether this may attract bank fees when using a local currency credit card.
Due to my busy schedule, it can take me a while to complete them. Once the training is purchased will I always have access to the course materials?
Yes, you have unlimited access to the training - so all the videos and handouts from both versions will always be here in your Teachable Dashboard.
Do you offer discounts to Students and Dietetic Interns?
We don’t offer student discounts because there is no expiration for taking the course and utilizing the CPEU credits.
Can I purchase a course for someone else to use (e.g., one or more people in my practice)?
Yes. If you are looking to purchase for multiple users, please reach out to us (https://marcird.com/purchase-options-training-programs/) and inquire about our group purchasing options. (If this was your intention and you already made the purchase, please reach out to us immediately (https://marcird.com/contact-us/) to arrange for proper setup of course access that fits your specific situation.) If you are a Practice Owner looking to purchase a course for one or more of your team members, please reach out to us (https://marcird.com/purchase-options-training-programs/) and we will walk you through the process to purchase the Courses for another person(s) to take.
Can I share my course login with others?
No. Our courses and workshops are provided for single users only when purchasing individually online. We reserve the right to terminate your account and access to Course Materials if we discover that you have exceeded these terms of use by sharing your login or the materials in the Course with unregistered users.
If I purchase the course for someone else, can I use it too?
No. Purchasers* cannot set up login information for users other than themselves as a User*, since each User* has a unique username and password that must be kept confidential. The unique username and password are also critical for ensuring CPEUs are credited to the right person who has successfully completed the course. *A “Purchaser” is the person or entity that pays for one or more people to take the Course. A “User” is the person who participates in the course, has a unique username and password, gains access to the Course materials, can earn certification for Course completion, and participate in the Facebook group and other student support materials.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
Generally we do not offer refunds, but we want you to be satisfied with your experience. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, contact us within 30 days of your purchase and we can discuss the situation. Any refunds will be subject to a $50 administrative service fee.
How do I get my CPEU credits?
All of the instructions and documentation indicated below can be found on the Teachable site after you have registered for the course. Be sure to complete all of the online training material. Take and pass the quiz with a score of 80% or better. Complete a brief survey of the course. Marci reads all of the feedback on her courses and makes improvements accordingly so thank you in advance! Complete CDR’s Critical Thinking Tool. Keep a copy for yourself and email a copy to [email protected] Once we receive your Critical Thinking Tool, a member of our team will verify all of the above has been completed and will mail you a CPEU form to keep for your records. There is also a Certificate of Completion available for your records.
What about the handouts and course materials?
The course materials are provided solely for personal use by users enrolled in Marci Evans courses. Any copying or distribution is not allowed without the express written consent of Marci Evans. The patient handouts are the intellectual property of Marci Evans. The handouts are solely for you to use and share with the patients in your own clinical practice. You may not remove any copyright language contained in these materials. You may not share or copy these handouts with colleagues who have not completed the course or for any other purposes without the express written consent of Marci Evans.
Do you provide CPEUs to anyone other than Dietitians?
No, Marci is only credentialed to provide CPEU credit for US-based dietitians who are credentialed through CDR. If you are not a US-based dietitian and want to get CPEU credit, you will need to reach out to your governing board to see if they will approve it.
Can I have a partial credit for what I've completed until all the modules are done?
Unfortunately this is not allowed. CPEUs are only provided for completion of the entire course.

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BEFORE YOU PURCHASE...PLEASE NOTE: Our courses and workshops are provided for single users only when purchasing individually online. If you are looking to purchase any of our courses for multiple users or for one or more of your team members, read our purchasing options first.

PLEASE NOTE: PLEASE NOTE: PER OUR TERMS OF SERVICE, BY ORDERING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUR COURSES, YOU AGREE THAT THE COURSES YOU PURCHASE OR DOWNLOAD WILL ONLY BE USED BY YOU FOR YOUR PERSONAL OR PROFESSIONAL USE AND WILL NOT BE SOLD, SHARED OR REDISTRIBUTED WITHOUT THE EXPRESS WRITTEN CONSENT OF MARCI EVANS. Our courses are provided for single users only when purchasing online. If you are a practice group looking to purchase for multiple users, please reach out to us and inquire about our group options. If you are a Practice Owner looking to purchase a course for one or more of your team members, please contact us and we will make special arrangements for someone to make the purchase and another person to take the Courses.

Note: purchasers cannot set up login information for users other than themselves, since each user has a unique username and password that must be kept confidential, and stay with that user when earning CPEUs.

Our courses and workshops are provided for single users only when purchasing individually online. Purchasers* cannot set up login information for users other than themselves, since each User* has a unique username and password that must be kept confidential. The unique username and password are also critical for ensuring CPEUs are credited to the right persons who have successfully completed the course.