Eating Disorders Young People Fostering
Eating Disorders Young People Fostering

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An eating disorder is a mental disorder defined by abnormal eating habits that negatively affect a person's physical or mental health. In recent years eating disorders have become more and more common among young people. This course will look at why that might be, and the effect popular culture has had on young people’s attitudes towards body image. The course will also examine how trauma in childhood might lead to unhealthy attitudes around food.

In this course we will look at:

  1. What is an eating disorder?
  2. How common are eating disorders in young people?
  3. The different types of eating disorders
  4. The impacts of eating disorders on emotions, behaviours, and thoughts
  5. Triggers and route causes associated with having an eating disorder
  6. Uncovering the truth – body image, positive impacts of change
  7. Recovery – rehabilitation programmes, the young person’s support services, personal helpful recovery strategies

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Should you have 5 or more learners requiring this training please consider the face to face option we offer.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874

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  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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