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Health & Social Care

Understanding Eating Disorders - J227

Off Site Flexible No Level

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Employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, are often interested in candidates with knowledge of eating disorders. The easiest way to gain this knowledge is through completing eating disorder courses. This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding eating disorders, as well as an awareness of the harmful effects eating disorders can have on individuals and those closest to them. The course is ideal for anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons, or anyone who would like to work with, and support, individuals with eating disorders.

Course Details

Section 1: Types of eating disorders

This section will develop your understanding of several eating disorders.

Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders

This section covers the common causes of eating disorders including psychological, environmental, societal and biological factors.

Section 3: The effects of eating disorders

This section outlines the harmful effects of an eating disorder on the individual, their family and close friends.

Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders

This section covers methods through which individuals with an existing eating disorder can manage and recover including medical interventions, public health resources and further treatment options.

Assessment Method

Online learning materials with online assessment

Additional Information
  • Learn from your own home, in your own time
  • Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.

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Dates are available throughout the year

REF J227N001

If you are aged 19 or over:

There are no discounts available for this course

Fee : £30.00

The fee quoted is for the academic year 21/22.

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