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July 2019

Renfrew Professional Webinar: #MeToo – Supporting College Students with Eating Disorders in a Culture of Sexual Assault

July 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Presented by Lori Ciotti, LICSW Regional Assistant Vice President, The Renfrew Centers. This webinar will approach the challenges faced by this population by concentrating on how the epidemic of sexual assault on campuses adds another layer to the multi-faceted causes for body image disturbances and use of disordered behaviors. Discussion will highlight how the #MeToo movement has had an impact on the national mental health conversation on college campuses and in therapy offices. Without assigning blame to the victim,…

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Renfrew Professional Webinar: Lies for Sale – How to Navigate Media Manipulation in ED Recovery

July 31, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Presented by Samantha DeCaro, Psy.D., Assistant Clinical Director, The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia. This webinar will provide the mental tools required to help you and your clients become critical consumers by identifying, deconstructing and redefining the media’s manipulative messages. You will learn how companies leverage our emotions and basic needs to influence the choices we make. Help empower your clients to shift cultural norms and challenge companies that perpetuate toxic ideals. Location: Online Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM…

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August 2019

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Creating Sustainable Change – A Transdiagnostic Approach to the Treatment of Eating Disorders

August 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Presented by Rebecca Berman, LCSW-C, CEDS, MLSP, Clinical Training Specialist for The Renfrew Center. Eating disorders are complex mental illnesses and require treatment that is comprehensive and evidence-based. Relapses, whether small slips or full blown, may be equally frustrating for both the patient and the team. Research findings post-implementation of The Renfrew Center’s Unified Treatment Model for Eating Disorders®, a transdiagnostic evidence-based approach, has shown that patients not only get better upon discharge, but continue to improve post-discharge. Attendees will learn…

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Free Recovery Webinar: Finding Authenticity in a Filtered World

August 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: In this webinar, Tiffany DeVecchis, MEd, Registered Mental Health Counseling Intern and Kathryn Argento, MS, RD, LDN, CDN, Registered Dietitian at The Renfrew Center of West Palm Beach will explore being authentic in the context of social media and the diet culture. Participants will examine being their “unfiltered” self and learn the real truth behind the diet industry’s nutrition claims and evaluating how their virtual community supports or jeopardizes recovery. Location: Online Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM ET and 6:00…

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September 2019

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Back to Basics – Nutrition Counseling Skills for Eating Disorders

September 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Becky Mehr, MS, RD, CEDRD-S, LDN - Director of Outpatient Nutrition for The Renfrew Centers Nutrition counseling and eating disorder treatment go hand-in-hand and are often challenged by clients during sessions. In the midst of the many protocols now accessible for treatment, it may be difficult for providers to learn new skills for working with this complex population. This webinar will provide a return to the basic counseling skills that have been so successful for…

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October 2019

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Using Relational Neuroscience in Clinical Practice

October 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Amy Banks, MD - Member, The Renfrew Center’s Advisory Board & Director of Advanced Training, the International Center for Growth in Connection In the last two decades, research outcomes on the neuroscience of human relationships have challenged therapeutic models that advocate the qualities of individualism and self-sufficiency actually may be harmful to one’s health. This is great news for any therapist who believes the greatest asset in helping people heal is the capacity to form…

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December 2019

Renfrew Professional Webinar: The Unified Family – Working Together in Treatment

December 11, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Angela Kaloudis, LMHC, NCC - Clinical Training Specialist for The Renfrew Center Families and others in a supportive role may often feel confused by how to help their loved one outside the scope of treatment—finding themselves walking on egg-shells. Even for those with the best of intentions, being in a supportive role is not always easy, nor does it follow a straight path. Renfrew considers family and friends to be a pivotal part of the…

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April 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Creating Connection – Establishing Informed, Valuable Support Systems in Eating Disorder Treatment

April 1, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Jillian Hartman, LMHC - Site Director at The Renfrew Center of New York As clinicians, we are often presented with barriers that threaten successful treatment interventions. Because eating disorders thrive in isolation, it is critical to meet these barriers by having patients identify support individuals, as well as systems, which can be incorporated into the treatment and recovery process. Through the use of evidence-based treatment and relational-cultural theory, this webinar will focus specific attention on…

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May 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Navigating Higher Levels of Care – Tools for Treatment Transitions

May 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Megan McIntire, MS, LCMHC - Professional Relations Representative, The Renfrew Center of Massachusetts Transitions to or from a higher level of care can be one of the most challenging aspects of eating disorder treatment – for clinicians as well as clients. This webinar provides an overview of what levels of care look like, how to recognize the critical point at which a client would benefit from a higher level of care and explore the pivotal role…

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June 2020

Enhancing Positive Body Image in Adolescent Clients – Providing Effective Care in Today’s Image-Focused Culture

June 10, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Chelsea Woodard, LPC-MHSP - Site Director, The Renfrew Center of Nashville This webinar will provide cutting-edge information for understanding and exploring the intricacies of treating negative body image in teens. The rise of social media and the impact of peer relationships often provide a breeding ground for clinical issues to emerge in even the most “grounded” of those in the adolescent population. Interventions targeting this age group will be provided to help clinicians develop skills…

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July 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Being Different Makes a Difference: Eating Disorders Among Diverse Populations

July 29, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Paula Edwards-Gayfield, LPCS, CEDS - Assistant Vice President, The Renfrew Center and Robia Smith-Herman, LCSW - Team Leader, The Renfrew Center of Radnor The lack of information regarding diverse populations (i.e. age, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, gender identity, disability status) has overwhelmingly affected eating disorders education and treatment. This webinar will identify symptoms of eating disorders using DSM-V criteria and assessment tools (i.e. comprehensive assessments, family dynamics, consultation with professionals). Current eating disorders research…

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August 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: The Intersection of Food and Feelings – Learning from Case Examples on Nutrition Therapy

August 19, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Jessica Berens, RD, LDN - Regional Nutrition Manager and Registered Dietitian, The Renfrew Center of Charlotte Individuals struggling with disordered eating often suffer from both physical and emotional consequences related to their symptomatic behaviors. With many protocols now accessible for treatment, it may be difficult for providers to acquire innovative skills and best practices for working with this complex population. Through case study examples, this webinar will identify how emotions impact food choices in eating…

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Renfrew Professional Webinar Re-broadcast: Enhancing Positive Body Image in Adolescent Clients – Providing Effective Care in Today’s Image-Focused Culture

August 26, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Chelsea Woodard, LPC-MHSP - Site Director, The Renfrew Center of Nashville This webinar will provide cutting-edge information for understanding and exploring the intricacies of treating negative body image in teens. The rise of social media and the impact of peer relationships often provide a breeding ground for clinical issues to emerge in even the most “grounded” of those in the adolescent population. Interventions targeting this age group will be provided to help clinicians develop skills…

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September 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Managing the Moment – Using Mindfulness in the Treatment of Eating Disorders

September 23, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Ashley Vicari, NCC, LPC - Professional Relations Representative, The Renfrew Center of Nashville Many individuals, regardless of age or status in life, struggle to pause and embrace the present moment—whether at work, at school, with family, or with friends. For eating disorder clients, anchoring into their surroundings and current state can be an overwhelming challenge. That challenge is worth taking – the practice of mindfulness can ultimately overcome the eating disorder ‘voice,' even at its…

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October 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Breaking the Cycle – Treating Emotional Eating and BED Through a Transdiagnostic Approach

October 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Samantha DeCaro, PsyD - Assistant Clinical Director, The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia - Spring Lane Binge Eating Disorder (BED) is three times more common than Anorexia Nervosa and Bulimia Nervosa combined, affecting all gender, age, racial, religious, and socioeconomic groups. The most common eating disorder in the United States, one in ten individuals who pursue weight loss treatment actually show signs of BED. This webinar will include a short overview of the DSM-V diagnostic criteria,…

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November 2020

The 30th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation VIRTUAL Conference for Professionals

November 12, 2020 - December 14, 2020
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
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Details: SAVE THE DATE - Registration opens August 3rd for The Renfrew Center Foundation VIRTUAL Conference for Professionals – November 13, 2020 – December 14, 2020. The Renfrew Center Foundation invites you to experience an innovative, web-based Conference for these extraordinary times! Beginning on Friday, November 13, 2020, and available through Monday, December 14, 2020. Renfrew will bring you a virtual Conference, showcasing 3 exciting Keynote presentations, 18 on-demand breakout sessions, networking activities and many special events that have been a…

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December 2020

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Numbing the Pain – Exploring and Treating Substance Use in Eating Disorder Clients

December 2, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Kristin Szostak, MA, LPC - Site Director, The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia – Center City Studies reveal that nearly 50% of individuals struggling with an eating disorder have abused drugs or alcohol, compared to 9% of the general population. With this in mind, there is a strong link between substance use and eating disorders in women. Both groups share risk factors including low self-esteem, depression, anxiety, family history, social pressure, and brain chemistry, as well…

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February 2021

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Preventing Relapse in College: Navigating the Stress of Being a Student

February 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Samantha Orbke, LPC-MHSP - Team Leader and Alumni Representative, The Renfrew Center of Nashville College provides many opportunities and experiences for students including increased independence, social exposure and personal development. However, for those in recovery from an eating disorder, the pressures associated with student life can cause significant challenges along their journey. In this webinar, Samantha Orbke, LPC-MHSP, Team Leader and Alumni Representative at The Renfrew Center of Nashville, will discuss the specific stressors associated…

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The Renfrew Center National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021 – Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer – Yoga Class

February 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
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Details: In recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (led by NEDA), February 22 - February 28, 2021, The Renfrew Center is sponsoring its annual support campaign. Our theme this year, Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer, acknowledges the significance of looking deeper than what is visible in pictures or on video, especially when discerning the mental health of ourselves, friends and loved ones. Join us for a variety of events throughout the week as we aim to go Beyond the Screen!…

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The Renfrew Center National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021 – Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer – Art Therapy

February 23 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Renfrew Beyond the Screen NEDA 2021 Banner

Details: In recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (led by NEDA), February 22 - February 28, 2021, The Renfrew Center is sponsoring its annual support campaign. Our theme this year, Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer, acknowledges the significance of looking deeper than what is visible in pictures or on video, especially when discerning the mental health of ourselves, friends and loved ones. Join us for a variety of events throughout the week as we aim to go Beyond the Screen!…

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The Renfrew Center National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021 – Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer – Exploring Mindfulness

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Renfrew Beyond the Screen NEDA 2021 Banner

Details: In recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (led by NEDA), February 22 - February 28, 2021, The Renfrew Center is sponsoring its annual support campaign. Our theme this year, Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer, acknowledges the significance of looking deeper than what is visible in pictures or on video, especially when discerning the mental health of ourselves, friends and loved ones. Join us for a variety of events throughout the week as we aim to go Beyond the Screen!…

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The Renfrew Center National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021 – Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer – Cooking Demo

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Renfrew Beyond the Screen NEDA 2021 Banner

Details: In recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (led by NEDA), February 22 - February 28, 2021, The Renfrew Center is sponsoring its annual support campaign. Our theme this year, Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer, acknowledges the significance of looking deeper than what is visible in pictures or on video, especially when discerning the mental health of ourselves, friends and loved ones. Join us for a variety of events throughout the week as we aim to go Beyond the Screen!…

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The Renfrew Center National Eating Disorder Awareness Week 2021 – Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer – Instagram Live

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm PST
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States
Renfrew Beyond the Screen NEDA 2021 Banner

Details: In recognizing National Eating Disorders Awareness Week (led by NEDA), February 22 - February 28, 2021, The Renfrew Center is sponsoring its annual support campaign. Our theme this year, Beyond The Screen: Invisible No Longer, acknowledges the significance of looking deeper than what is visible in pictures or on video, especially when discerning the mental health of ourselves, friends and loved ones. Join us for a variety of events throughout the week as we aim to go Beyond the Screen!…

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March 2021

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Balancing Nutrition and Pleasure: The Journey to Normalized Eating

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Samantha Goss MPH, RDN, LDN, Regional Nutrition Manager for The Renfrew Center & Alejandra Guerrero, RDN, LDN, Registered Dietitian at The Renfrew Center of Florida For those struggling with disordered eating, the idea of normalizing behaviors around food may seem like a significant challenge. Our bodies are driven by physiological, psychological and even social needs around eating; when these patterns are disrupted, it can be difficult to identify hunger cues and be present at meals.…

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April 2021

Renfrew Professional Webinar: Expression in Recovery: Exploring the Role of Creative Arts to Heal

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am PDT
Renfrew Online Event, 475 Spring Lane
Philadelphia, PA 19128 United States

Details: Professional Seminar Presented by Samantha Jakus, MS - Creative Arts Therapist, The Renfrew Center of Philadelphia – Center City, PA Ever wonder why you partook in an eccentric movement group or were asked to use art materials to convey your innermost self during treatment? Art therapy is a useful approach that promotes self-expression and allows individuals to communicate their emotions in a unique way. Through this process, participants often increase their own awareness and find alternate coping strategies to use…

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