Oliver-Pyatt Centers Clinical Project Manager Wendy Shoaf, MS, LMHC, LPC will present at OPC’s First Wednesdays Breakfast Series for Clinical Profressionals on September 7th. With over seven years of experience working with eating disorders, as well as disordered eating patterns, Ms. Shoaf will share her expertise on “Dining Hall Decisions: Helping your client know when they’re ready to go back to college”.
College and young adulthood present unique challenges in the eating disorder recovery process. Ms. Shoaf will identify and examine these challenges– from maladaptive behaviors, to mealtimes and managing food, to social and academic stressors. She was also discuss the barriers to rematriculating following treatment and ways to address resistance from families and other key people in students’ lives.
Through this presentation, participants will be able to identify three challenges unique to college students who are in recovery for an eating disorder. Additionally, participants will be able to identify three barriers to returning to college and strategies to address them, as well as, identify resistance that presents within familial and other relationships and how to address them whether the student is living at home or away.
Breakfast begins at 9 am and the presentation will be from 9:30-10:30. 1 CE hour will be offered for: PhD, PsyD, LMFT, LMHC, LCSW, LPCC, and RD. If you would like to join OPC’s First Wednesdays on September 7th, please RSVP to Florida Outreach Manager Callie Chavoustie at firstname.lastname@example.org or RSVP here by September 5th.