2019-2020 Catalog 
    
    Dec 07, 2019  
2019-2020 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Eating Disorders Studies Occupational Skills Award


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The Eating Disorders Studies (EDS) Occupational Skills Award offers three primary, nationally recognized eatingdisorders courses that are considered fundamental to the attainment of requisite knowledge and skills in the treatment of eating disorders. Students will gain the knowledge, training, and skills needed to identify, assess, and refer affected individuals to appropriate treatment. Upon successful completion of the Eating Disorders Studies Occupational Skills Award, students will qualify to apply for certificates or credentials offered by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and/or other certifying organizations such as the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) and the Breining Institute. The Eating Disorders Studies (EDS) Occupational Skills Award is a complement to any or all of the four Human Services certificates (Alcohol and Drug Studies, Generalist, Community- Based Corrections, and the Mental Health Worker). There are no prerequisites for these courses.

Program Student Learning Outcomes


Students who complete this program will be able to:

  • Qualify for credentials or certificates offered by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and/or other accredited organizations such as the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) or the Breining Institute.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the various diagnosable eating disorders as outlined in the American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) 5.
  • Recognize signs and symptomology of eating disorders and engage in effective intervention and appropriate referrals for the treatment of eating disorders.

Total Units for this Award: 9


*Course has a prerequisite, corequisite, limitation, or recommended preparation; see course description.

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