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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN 

Perspectives on Feminism, Eating Disorders and Beyond

Available November 11, 2022, through December 30, 2022

Up to 36 CEs/CMEs Offered 

The Renfrew Center Foundation invites you to join us for our 32nd Annual Conference for Professionals. Renfrew is bringing you a virtual Conference offering up to 36 CEs/CMEs/Contact Hours, showcasing 4 exciting Keynote presentations, 2 live workshops, 18 on-demand workshops, networking activities, and numerous special events which have been a part of the Renfrew Conference for the past three decades.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS: 
What Happened To You? A Neurodevelopmental Approach to the Treatment of Trauma in Adolescents and Adults

Bruce Perry, MD, PhD, is a #1 New York Times Bestseller

 Date: Friday, November 11, 2022

Time: 10:45am – 1:00pm (EST)

Why Eating Disorders Need a Social Justice Framework

Whitney Trotter, MS, RDN/LDN, RN, RYT, is Registered Dietitian and RN, Anti-racism Educator/Consultant and Human Trafficking Activist

Date: Friday, November 11, 2022

Time: 1:45pm – 3:30pm (EST)

Intuitive Eating: Evolution, Concepts, and Challenges

Evelyn Tribole, MS, RD, Award-winning Nutrition Expert and Author

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022

Time: 10:45am – 12:30pm (EST)

Radical, Unapologetic, Joyful, Epic Fat Embodiment

Virgie Tovar, MA, Expert on Weight-based Discrimination and Body Image and Author

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2022

Time: 1:45pm – 3:30pm (EST)

FEATURED WORKSHOPS:

The Barbara M. Greenspan Memorial Lecture

Holding Both: Supporting Providers who Treat and Struggle with Eating Disorders

Date: Thursday, November 17, 2022

Time: 12:00pm – 1:30pm (EST)

Aaron Flores, RDN & Rachel Millner, PsyD, CEDS-S, CBTP(R)

There is something unspoken in our community, providers working with eating disorders are often themselves actively struggling with the same issues. Stigma, shame, and fear of repercussions means these folks struggle alone and in silence.  This talk will examine why that is, the shame that clinicians experience and how we can start to support them in their own healing.

Beyond Picky Eating: The Other Eating Disorder that Doesn’t Quite Fit – ARFID

Jaclyn Macchione, MOT, OTR/L & Kayla Wilson, MS, RDN, LDN

This workshop will explore the presentation and assessment of ARFID. Participants will gain insight into the treatment of ARFID patients in residential and non-residential settings.  Case examples of ARFID will be reviewed with an emphasis on the application of evidence-based treatment interventions.

FEATURED NETWORKING EVENTS

Connection and Conversation for Nutrition Professionals

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Time: 5:00pm – 6:00pm (EST)

Becky Mehr, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, LDN & Samantha Goss, MPH, RDN, LDN

Please join us for a time to connect with dietitians who are working in different areas of practice in the treatment of eating disorders. During this gathering you will have an opportunity to dive into conversations with fellow dietitians treating eating disorders to learn and grow with one another.

For more information or to register please visit www.renfrewconference.com or contact us at 1-877-367-3383 or conference@renfrewcenter.com.  

The Renfrew Center

Please join us for an annual update from our TAND President, Christy Davis, MS, RDN, LDN and an educational presentation, Menopause Ahead: Exploring the Intersection of Nutrition, Health, Hormones, and Aging by Val Schonberg, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, NCMP, FAND, a leader in menopause and women’s health.

Val Schonberg

Virtual NAND Fall Meeting & CE Event

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

6:00-8:30pm CST

Free for members and $5 for non-members

1 CE opportunity

Registration Link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nand-fall-meeting-ce-event-tickets-196181473067?keep_tld=1

AGENDA:

6:00 – 6:15pm: Welcome, NAND Updates and Introduction of Val Schonberg, MS, RD, CSSD, LD, NCMP, FAND; NAMS Certified Menopause Practitioner

6:15 – 7:15pm: Val’s Presentation: Menopause Ahead: Exploring the Intersection of Nutrition, Health, Hormones, and Aging

7:15 – 7:20pm: Introduction of TAND President, Christy Davis

7:20 – 8:20pm: TAND President Presentation

8:20 – 8:30pm: Wrap up and Questions

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN 

Perspectives on Feminism, Eating Disorders and Beyond

Available November 12, 2021 through December 31, 2021 

Up to 38 CEs/CMEs Offered 

The Renfrew Center Foundation invites you to joint us for our 31st Annual Conference for Professionals. Renfrew is bringing you a virtual Conference offering up to 38 CEs/CMEs/Contact Hours, showcasing 3 exciting Keynote presentations, 6 live Master Classes, 16 on demand workshops, networking activities and numerous special events which have been a part of the Renfrew Conference for the past three decades.

KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS: 
A Conversation with Gabourey Sidibe

Gabourey Sidibe, actress and author of “This is Just My Face, Try Not to Stare”

 Date: Friday, November 12, 2021

Time: 10:45am -12:00pm (EST)

Eating Disorders: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, Where We’re Going

Joel Yager, MD, Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Colorado School of Medicine

Date: Friday, November 12, 2021

Time: 1:45pm -3:30pm (EST)

Doing Race Differently: RCT, Neuroscience and the Hope for Change

Amy Banks, MD, Harvard trained psychiatrist and a Founding Scholar of the International Center for Growth in Connection

Maureen Walker, PhD, Licensed psychologist with an independent practice in psychotherapy and anti-racism consultation

Date: Saturday, November 13, 2021

Time: 10:45am -12:30pm (EST)

FEATURED WORKSHOPS:

Live Master Class: The Role of Nutrition Therapy in 2021: Collaboration, Strategies and Pandemic Challenges

Date: Friday, December 10, 2021

Time: 11:00am – 12:30pm (EST)

Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN, CEDRD-S

This presentation demonstrates active CBT, ACT, ERT and DBT strategies used by the nutrition therapist to support patients’ recovery, inform psychotherapists’ practices and enhance treatment collaboration. It will further explore the impact of the pandemic on eating disorder presentation, exacerbation, and therapy from onset to re-entry including challenges and advantages of working virtually or in the office.

Empowering, Elevating, Embodying: Nutrition Professionals as Body Image Counselors

Marci Evans, CEDRD, MS, RD & Fiona Sutherland, APD, RYT

This workshop integrates feminist and relational frames to reflect on the historical forces that have stunted the role of the nutrition professional as body image counselor. Participants will explore both why and how nutrition professionals can more fully embody this role in the service of their client’s healing.

Become Sport Nutrition and Exercise Intuitive During Recovery

Page Love, MS, RD, CSSD & Caroline Gebhardt, APC, NCC, RYT

This presentation will explore creative methods for getting clients involved with balanced movement and fueling using a two-pronged approach to increasing movement with clients in a mindful fashion. Research on Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport, mindful movement approaches and a non-diet/intuitive eating and exercise approach in counseling will be presented.

A Weight-Inclusive Approach to Eating Disorder Treatment: Making Space for Every Body

Kimmie Singh, MS, RD, CDN

This talk will empower clinicians to better connect with, support, and advocate for people of size. In addition to reviewing the evidence in support of weight-inclusive care, this presentation will clarify misconceptions about weight-inclusivity and encourage clinicians to examine the roles of privilege and social marginality in eating disorder treatment. 

FEATURED NETWORKING EVENT:

Connection and Conversation for Nutrition Professionals

Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Time: 12:00pm – 1:00pm (EST)

Hosted by: Becky Mehr, MS, RDN, CEDRD-S, LDN; Samantha Goss, MPH, RD, LDN

For more information or to register please visit www.renfrewconference.com or contact us at 1-877-367-3383 or conference@renfrewcenter.com.