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Special Events at The Center for Eating Disorders


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February 23-March 1, 2014

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week 2014


National Eating Disorders Awareness Week
February 24th - March 1st, 2014

The National Eating Disorders Association states that the mission of NEDAW is to ultimately increase outreach and awareness of eating disorders and body image issues, while reducing the stigma surrounding eating disorders and improving access to treatment resources. The Center for Eating Disorders at Sheppard Pratt is proud to support this mission through the sponsorship of several special community events and a professional workshop. Click on the links below for additional detailed information about each one and download the 2014 NEDAW Events Invitation (pdf).

Love Your Tree 2013The 8th Annual LOVE YOUR TREE Exhibit & Awards Reception

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - All are welcome as we celebrate more than 300 middle school and high school students using art to promote the beauty of body diversity.


S. Ziemann, Yoga InstructorYOGA for Body Awareness & Acceptance

Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 7:00pm - Free yoga workshop facilitated by a licensed yoga instructor.  More info...


Jenni Schaefer Perfectly Imperfect

"Perfectly Imperfect" ~ A presentation by JENNI SCHAEFER

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - Nationally acclaimed recovery advocate and author of "Life Without Ed", Jenni Schaefer will speak candidly about perfectionism, eating, exercise and body image.  Free and open to the public. More info...


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Free Eating Disorder Screenings 

February 24-28, 2014.  By Appointment only.  Call (410) 938-5252 to schedule.



In addition to the above community events, CED will also be hosting the following continuing professional education event for eating disorder treatment providers:

Almost Anorexic book coverCognitive Behavioral Strategies for Body Image Disturbance:  Helping Your Patients to See Beyond Ed

March 1, 2014. Two-hour workshop co-facilitated by: Jennifer Thomas, PhD and Jenni Schaefer.  Approved for 2.0 credit hours.  Includes networking breakfast and free copy of the speakers' book, Almost Anorexic. Read more and register here.

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Free Weekly Support Group

Join us each week from 7:00 to 8:30 PM for a recovery-focused support group open to anyone struggling with any type of eating disorder as well as friends, family and support people. This group is FREE and facilitated by a licensed clinician.

Every Wednesday

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#LetsCheckIn VIDEOS

These four video vignettes provide examples of real-life interactions, negative self-talk and disordered eating behaviors that indicate it might be time to check in more closely with a friend or family member.

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