The 30th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation VIRTUAL Conference for Professionals

The 30th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation VIRTUAL Conference for Professionals

Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Lessons Learned

Available November 13 through December 14, 2020

Up to 31 CEs/CMEs Offered

The Renfrew Center Foundation invites you to experience an innovative, web-based Conference for these extraordinary times!  Renfrew is bringing you a virtual Conference offering up to 31 CEs/CMEs, showcasing 3 exciting, live Keynote presentations, 18 on-demand breakout sessions, networking activities and many special events which have been a part of the Renfrew Conference for the past three decades.  In learning from experts in the eating disorders field, we will explore how this knowledge informs us all going forward and identifies the challenges ahead.  Please join us for this virtual program where we remain committed to providing our long-standing legacy of cutting-edge learning opportunities and connection to one another! 

Keynote Presentations:
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: Therapy From Both Sides of the Couch

Lori Gottlieb, MFT, psychotherapist and author of The New York Times bestseller

Genes, Environment and You. Implications For Personal Illness Narratives or “Why Me?”

Cynthia Bulik, PhD, FAED, world-renowned researcher in the field of eating disorders

Giving Voice

Soledad O’Brien, award-winning journalist, entrepreneur and host

Featured Workshops:

Body Bridges: Developing New Pathways for Nutrition Therapists in Traditional Eating Disorder Treatment

Maria Sorbara Mora, MS, CDN, CEDRD-S, C-IAYT

This workshop considers where we have been and where we are going as new pathways to recovery are paved. Our foundational research sets the stage, while embodied and somatic practices invite us to observe. As clinical trailblazers, we set forth to create bridges from science to body and beyond.

More Than Diabetes: Understanding and Treating ED-DMT1

Lindsay Friedman, RD, LDN

This workshop will examine tools to help healthcare professionals understand how to navigate the mental, emotional, and physical aspects of treating Diabulimia. Through presentation and discussion, we will explore the barriers to identifying clients with Diabulimia as well as treating them in your practice.

Connection and Conversation for Nutrition Professionals

Date: Thursday, November 19, 2020

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

Please join us for a virtual networking event specifically for dietitians and nutritionists to expand their network and share their experiences. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss the specific challenges of their work and learn about interventions and treatment approaches from others. Bring your ideas, questions and thoughts and learn with others.

For more information or to register please visit or contact Kelly Krausz at 1-877-367-3383 or

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