Employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, are often interested in candidates with knowledge of eating disorders. The easiest way to gain this knowledge is through completing eating disorder courses. This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding eating disorders, as well as an awareness of the harmful effects eating disorders can have on individuals and those closest to them. The course is ideal for anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons, or anyone who would like to work with, and support, individuals with eating disorders
This course is set up into manageable sections. These include:
Section 1: Types of eating disorders
This section will develop your understanding of several eating disorders.
Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders
This section covers the common causes of eating disorders including psychological, environmental, societal and biological factors.
Section 3: The effects of eating disorders
This section outlines the harmful effects of an eating disorder on the individual, their family and close friends.
Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders
This section covers methods through which individuals with an existing eating disorder can manage and recover including medical interventions, public health resources and further treatment options.
The benefits of this course include:
Learn from your own home, in your own time
Access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
Although we do not offer any other eating disorder courses, once you have completed this qualification, you could progress on to the following:
Level 2 Certificate In Counselling Skills
Certificate In Counselling Skills
No entry requirements, students should have a basic level of English and the ambition to progress into further work or study.
These auto-assessed courses are delivered wholly online, and you will receive a certificate upon completion.