The 26th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference For Professionals

Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: 
Eating Disorders Across the Lifespan and In Diverse Populations

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WHEN NOV 11-13, 2016

The Renfrew Center Foundation Conference

Our 26th Year

The Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals has been recognized as one of the premier eating disorders conferences in the country since it first convened in 1991. Held every fall in Philadelphia, the Conference hosts hundreds of professionals from around the United States and abroad, providing a forum for in-depth exploration of clinical practice, in addition to presentation of pertinent data and information in the eating disorders field. Workshops are presented by the top leaders in the field and extensive networking opportunities are available throughout the 3-day event. The unique spirit of the Conference creates a sense of community and respect, which allows professionals to talk honestly about what they do, say and feel when treating patients with eating disorders.

Overview

The manifestations of eating disorders can appear at any point throughout the lifespan. Age, size, ethnicity, race, genetics, class, culture, gender, religion, sexual orientation or identity, singly or in any combination, may contribute to the risk of developing the illness. Conference 2016 will examine these features as well as the influence of maladaptive attachment and the marginalization of self.

Why you should attend...

  • Has been recognized as one of the premier eating disorders conferences in the country for the past 26 years.
  • Provides a forum for an in-depth exploration of clinical process, in addition to presentation of data and information.
  • Allows you to enhance your knowledge of eating and food related problems, regardless of your practice setting.
  • Features more than 25 workshops presented by renowned experts in the eating disorders field and 4 outstanding keynotes.

More reasons...

  • Access to an online multimedia conference portal featuring speaker presentations and handouts will be available.
  • Creates a sense of community and respect which allows professionals to talk honestly about what they do, say and feel when treating patients with eating disorders.
  • Offers up to 18 CEs accredited by the APA, NASW, NBCC, PSNA and the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Continuing education credits are included in the registration fee.
  • Offers up to 18 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Continuing education credits are included in the registration fee.

Last but not least...

  • Provides extensive networking opportunities through lunches and special breakfasts for males, nutrition therapists, diverse populations and the LGBTQ community.
  • Conference registration includes meals, morning exercise and social events, as well as an orientation reception for new attendees on Thursday night.
  • The Philadelphia Airport Marriott is centrally located and offers a low hotel rate.

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