Course Description

This advanced training is designed to increase attendees cultural competence when working with African American women who experience feeding and eating disorders. Attendees will increase their skills in understanding the ways in which culture impacts the conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment of feeding and eating disorders among this population.

CE/Professional Development Credit(s): 1

Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe the scholarly literature regarding Black women and eating disorders.
  2. Discuss ways in which ethnicity and intersectionality impact feeding and eating disorder diagnoses and subsequent treatment.

Level: All Levels

Length: 59 minutes

Format: Asynchronous (self-paced)

Obtaining a CE/Professional Development Certificate:

In order to obtain a CE/Professional Development certificate, you must complete all sections of this course, score 80% or more on the quiz (multiple attempts are provided) and, fill out a satisfaction survey.

Note: The video lesson, quiz, and evaluation are formatted into separate sections. While your progress is saved after completing each section, the system will require you to complete the entire section again if you stop in the middle.

Conflict of Interest:

There are no known conflict of interests for this program.

Continuing Education Approvals & CEUs

Homestudy CE's are approved nationally via the American Psychological association and the National Board of Certified Counselors.

CE Credits | 1 Core | Psychologists

CE Hours | 1 Core | Counselors

Social Work, School Psychology & Marriage & Family Therapy

The live virtual version of this workshop was originally approved by ASWB & NASP nationally in states that accept CEs granted by these accrediting bodies. This homestudy course is consistent with related hours. Please check with your state licensure board for rules.

CE Hours | 1 | School Psychologists

Clock Hours | 1 | Social Work

Contact Hours | 1 | LMFT’s

Tiffany C. Rush-Wilson, PhD

Dr. Tiffany C. Rush-Wilson received a Ph.D. in Counseling at the University of Akron. She has taught numerous courses in both Mental Health Counseling and Psychology. Dr. Rush-Wilson maintains a small private practice and is dually licensed as a Counselor-Supervisor/Training Supervisor (PCC-S) and Psychologist (LP) in Ohio. She is also certified as a counselor in Canada (CCC) and credentialed as a distance counselor (DCC). Dr. Rush-Wilson’s research interests focus on diversity and transcultural issues in eating disorders, feminist and multicultural counseling, body language and communication in mental health.

Ifetayo Ojelade, PhD

Dr. Ifetayo Ojelade is a Licensed Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, and Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) with an interest in assisting people to heal in order to take their careers and personal lives to the next level. As an expert in trauma recovery, Dr. Ojelade works with healthcare, legal, and safety professionals to manage secondary trauma in the workplace. She also has a particular interest in women leaders of color in high stress roles.

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We offer a discount when purchasing bundles of 5 or more one hour sessions and two or more 6+ hour sessions. Please contact our office for specific instructions.