CEU: When the Body is the Crime Scene: Understanding the function of disordered eating following sexual trauma

During this training, the presenter will explore the purpose and functions of disordered eating/eating disorders following trauma that is sexual in nature. Discussion will include how these behaviors are helping the survivor (from their perspective) and are their very best attempts to manage the intolerable distress post-event(s). Attendees will be invited to view disordered eating behaviors from a lens of compassion and learn practical strategies to facilitate healing. Presenter will use didactic, case examples, and multimedia during the presentation.