DSM-5 Feeding and Eating Disorders With Adolescents and Adults: Assessment, Treatment, & Ethical Issues

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This continuing education workshop will focus on the various assessment, treatment, and ethical issues that commonly arise with both adolescents and adults who suffer from various eating disorders (ED). While many people mistakenly believe that these disorders are the sole domain of teenage girls, this is far from the reality of these disorders.

Persons deemed appropriate to attend this workshop might include addictions counselors, pastoral counselors, wellness and/or life coaches, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, family physicians, pediatricians, teachers, athletic trainers and/or coaches, and any related treatment professional that might be specializing in the general clinical, adolescent, and/or sport/performance arenas.


  • Identify the features of ED in general and the various presentations according to the DSM 5
  • Recognize the commonly co-occurring disorders that accompany and contaminate the work with this population and how to assess them.
  • Distinguish aberrant eating trends from genuine ED.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of the various aspects of assessing and treating both adult and teen ED.
  • Examine the various parameters of sport-related and non-sport ED
  • Describe some of the common ethical concerns when working with this population, including when to (and when not to) apply more structured, aggressive, and/or inpatient treatment paradigms for this population.

Course materials are only available to enrolled students.

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    Dr. Stephen Mathis, Psy.D, CCADC, CCS, MAC

    Dr. Stephen Mathis is a licensed psychologist and internationally certified addictions counselor with over four decades of experience working with adolescents, young and middle adults, and families/couples. His innovative approach to therapy includes providing assessments such as psychoeducational, forensic, cognitive, emotional, neurological, and personological, in addition to individual psychotherapy and group therapy. Dr. Mathis is also an adjunct/part-time faculty member at several colleges and training institutes, where he shares his knowledge and expertise with the next generation of mental health professionals. Recognizing the importance of providing flexible care, Dr. Mathis is one of the few clinicians who work on weekends and makes house calls. He also conducts seminars and workshops nationwide, supervises other therapists, and consults with various professionals and organizations. Dr. Mathis is passionate about developing new forms of therapy that can benefit his clients. He has pioneered a new form of music-assisted therapy (M.A.TH.I.S.), which combines his love of music with his knowledge of psychology to help clients achieve positive therapeutic outcomes. In addition to his work as a therapist and educator, Dr. Mathis is also an advocate for healthy living. He adheres to a holistic dietary regimen, making the majority of his meals from scratch without using refined or artificial ingredients or simple carbohydrates. He also leads an illicit substance-free existence and encourages his patients to do the same.

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Who This Training is For:

Social Workers, Counselors, Psychologists, Addiction Counselors, MFTs, & other Mental Health Professionals

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  • CE Credits 2
  • Format Video
  • Quizzes 1
  • Skill Level Basic
  • Certificate Yes