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 has been created by a leading expert on the subject. A panel of young people has reviewed the course to ensure it is young person friendly.

Should you have any questions before, during, or after the course then please speak to a responsible adult.

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

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  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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