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Eating Disorders and Disordered Eating among Boys and Men: What to Know and How to Help
April 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:15 am
This webinar will provide clinical practitioners with contemporary information on eating disorders and disordered eating presentations among boys and men. Topics covered will include updated prevalence of eating disorders and disordered eating, nuances of presentations, barriers to care, and tangible assessment and intervention strategies to translate directly to practice. Special focus will be on muscularity-oriented disordered eating, considerations across racial and ethnic identities, and gender and sexual orientation.
Jointly hosted by the Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work (FIFSW) at the University of Toronto, Sheena’s Place, and the National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC), this webinar will feature Kyle T. Ganson (he/him), PhD, MSW, Assistant Professor at the FIFSW, whose research and clinical social work practice experience has focused on boys and men who experience eating disorders.
Note: This is an educational webinar, not a therapeutic group.
Who is this webinar for?
This webinar is intended for clinical practitioners; however, all are welcome to attend.
What platform are you using?
This webinar will be offered via Zoom for Healthcare.
How do I join the webinar?
Create an account at zoom.us, then download Zoom onto your computer, tablet, or phone. You will receive an email with the Zoom meeting link one hour before the start of the webinar. Keep in mind that other attendees will be able to view the name that you use to register for your Zoom account. Your name can be changed in your account settings.
Zoom is used for video conferencing. Do I have to turn on my camera?
No, camera and mic use is optional. You are welcome to just listen and participate to whatever extent you are comfortable with.
Will this webinar be recorded?
Yes. This webinar will be posted on the NEDIC YouTube channel at a later date. Attendee names and videos will not be recorded.
Will sign language interpretation or closed captioning be provided?
If you require ASL interpretation, please send an email to Canadian Hearing Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible and provide them with the following information: webinar details, registration link, and Kaitlyn’s contact information (Kaitlyn Axelrod; email@example.com). If you require closed captioning, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Get in touch with Kaitlyn Axelrod (email@example.com or 416-927-8900 x330).
About our co-organizers
The National Eating Disorder Information Centre (NEDIC) is a registered Canadian charity that has been helping Canadians affected by eating disorders since 1985. We operate Canada’s only national toll-free helpline and instant chat program which provides support, information and referrals to individuals struggling with food and weight issues, as well as the families, friends, and professionals who care for them. With a focus on eating disorder risk factors, NEDIC delivers prevention-focused workshops to diverse audiences and facilitates professional development through our outreach and education program. Learn more at www.nedic.ca.
The Factor-Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto is distinguished by its emphasis on the integration of research and practice in both the classroom and its practicum education. As the oldest school of social work in Canada, FIFSW has been on the cutting edge of education, policy, research and practice for more than 100 years.