The 2016 Conference program will provide all participants with an opportunity to contribute, learn and network with peers. The Conference Program will feature profound, positive presentations on best practice approaches for the prevention, treatment and management of Eating Disorders and Obesity issues of the current day. The Conference will create a unified voice attracting delegates from a wide range of backgrounds including clinical practitioners, mental health experts, public health administrators and academics to discuss and learn from each other. This helps the sector to adapt and work together to ensure an all-encompassing approach to improve the health benefits for those affected with obesity and eating disorders.
You will gain insights from engaging, knowledgeable experts offering practical solutions to inspire behavioural change using new tools and attend workshops hosted by optimistic, action orientated leaders in their field to bring about inspiring positive change.
Selected presentations from the 2014/15 conferences
|Mutual Risk and Shared Characteristics: The Role of Interception on Maladaptive Eating Behaviours, Body Image, and Weight Management Among Australian Women
Ms Alexandra Lonergan, Research Assistant Charles Sturt University School of Psychology
|Pictures Of #Me: Does Facebook and Instagram use Influence Levels of Sociocultural Influence, Body Dissatisfaction and Depressive Symptoms in Young Females?
Ms Carmen Papaluca, University of Notre Dame Australia
|The Biggest Winner: Engaging with the Community to Develop Person-Centred Services for People who are concerned about their Weight
Ms Carolynne White, Occupational Therapist Manningham Community Health Service
|A Multidisciplinary Approach to Treatment of Eating Disorders and Obesity in Primary Health Care
Dr Tri Cao, Specialist Certification of Obesity, Professional Education, World Obesity Federation
Montague Farm Medical Centre
|Managing Complexity and Comorbidity in Group Therapy: Observations from RPAH Eating Disorders Day Program
Ms Sharon Stern, Senior Clinical Psychologist, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital
Ms Jessica Aradas, Research Coordinator
Mr Peter Beumont, Day Program, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Eating Disorders
|Understanding the Root Cause of Eating Disorders
Ms Tanya Curtis, Behaviour Specialist Fabic Behaviour Specialist Centre
2014/2015 Conference Downloads
|Book of Proceedings 2015|
|Book of Proceedings 2014|