MEDA Conference 2017

Fri, March 10 2017, 8:00 AM - Sat, March 11 2017, 4:30 PM [EST]

2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts, United States

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Exhibitor Partial Approval -$1,250.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

MEDA Professional Member One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $285.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

MEDA Professional Member Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$455.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $305.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$505.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Full-Time Student One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $150.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Full-Time Student Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$240.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Early-Bird MEDA Professional Member One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $230.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Early-Bird MEDA Professional Member Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$400.00

Early-Bird One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $255.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Early-Bird Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$450.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Early-Bird Full-Time Student One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $115.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

Early-Bird Full-Time Student Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$205.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

At the door: One-Day Rate Partial Approval - $325.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

At the door: Two-Day Rate Partial Approval -$525.00

A total of 5.75 CME/CEU credits is available for Friday only registration and 6.0 CME/CEU for Saturday only registration. A total of 11.75 CME/CEU credits is available for the two-day conference. The Social Work licensing board does not allow for .25 credits. Friday's credits will be rounded down to 5.5 CEU credits.

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Event Information

Fri, March 10 2017, 8:00 AM - Sat, March 11 2017, 4:30 PM [EST]

About the Events

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations are allowed at any time at no cost, up to and including the date of the conference.  

Learning Objectives 

At the end of the MEDA Conference, participants will:

1. Participants will be able to examine and employ different techniques in  incorporating the family into eating disorder treatment. 

2. Participants will be able to examine different dietary interventions in the treatment of eating disorders. 

3. Recognize in greater depth the unique medical, psychological and behavioral toll eating disorders have on clients across age, gender and ethnicity.  

List of presenters: 

Adrienne Kerrigan M.Ed, CPC

AE Rueppel

Ann Goebel-Fabbri PhD

Anna Kowalski MA, LMFT, CEDS

Brad Smith MD

Bryn Austin, ScD

Caroline Balz LMHC

Chase Bannister MDiv MSW LCSW CEDS

Christy Harrison, MPH, RD, CDN

Debra Benfield M.Ed., RDN, LDN, RYT-200

Gregory Holich, LPC

Jamie Atkins RD

Jen Henretty PhD, CEDS

Jennifer J. Thomas PhD

Jessica Setnick MS, RD, CEDRD

John  Sharp MD

Judith  Brisman  PhD

Julia Cassidy MS, RD, CEDRDS

Kamryn T. Eddy PhD.

Kari Anderson DBH, LCMHC, CEDS

Karin Lawson PsyD, CEDS, RYT-200

Kitty Westin, MS, LP

Laura Douglass PhD

Laura Moretti MS,RD,CSSD,LDN

Lauren Adler Dear MS, RDN, LDN

Malak Saddy RD, LD

Marci Evans MS, CEDRD, LDN, cPT

Marcia Black PhD

Margherita Mascolo, MD

Meg Steffey Schrier MS,RD,CSSD,LDN

Melainie Rogers MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD

Melissa Coffin PhD, CEDS

Melissa Freizinger, PhD

Michael Genovese, MD,  JD

Molly Mayerson MSW, LICSW

Monika Ostroff LICSW

Nicholas Farrell PhD

Nicole Siegfried PhD, CEDS

Rachel Rodgers, PhD

Robyn Kievit Kirkman FNP-BC, RDN, CSSD, CEDRD, LDN

Schuler Bailar

Tammy Beasley RDN, CEDRD

Course Planner: Jaime Hyde, LICSW & Beth Mayer, LICSW

Course Description: The MEDA Conference explores in detail the most recent scientific knowledge related to the field of eating disorders and how to translate this information into practice. The conference focuses on complicated medical, psychological, nutritional, social and cultural attributes often seen in eating disorder cases which can lead to stalled progress in recovery.  This year, the conference has 1 keynote and 3 breakout sessions with 4 simultaneous workshops.  Each workshop builds upon what is known in the field and will focus specifically on ways that care can be improved across the spectrum. 

 

CONFERENCE AGENDA


 

2017 Conference Information

Registration and Continuing Education Credit Hours

Conference registration fees include all keynotes, breakout sessions, breakfast, lunch and snacks.  

 

Who Is Invited?

MEDA welcomes eating disorder specialists and non-specialists to take part in the 2017 Conference. Certain workshops are designed to meet the needs of advanced professionals and others are targeted to a more general audience.  MEDA invites MDs, PhDs, RNs, PsyDs, Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors and dietitians.  

 

Accreditation

Friday single-day registration: 5.75 continuing education credits

Saturday single-day registration: 6.00continuing education credits

Full Conference (two-day registration):11.75continuing education credits

Physicians: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of McLean Hospital and The Multi-Service Eating Disor-ders Association. McLean Hospital is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. McLean Hospital designates this educational activity for a maximum of 11.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Psychologists: Friday single-day registration: This program is co-sponsored by McLean Hospital and The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association. McLean Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 5.75 C.E. hour(s) for psychologists. For more information, please call 617-558-1881 x 20. 

Saturday single-day registration: This program is co-sponsored by McLean Hospital and The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association. McLean Hospital is ap-proved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 6.00 C.E. hour(s) for psychologists. For more information, please call 617-558-1881 x 20. Full Conference (two day registration): This program is co-sponsored by McLean Hospital and The Multi-Service Eating Disorders Association. McLean Hospital is ap-proved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. McLean Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This offering meets the criteria for 11.75 C.E. hour(s) for psychologists. For more information, please call 617-558-1881 x 20. 

Registered Nurses:  “This program meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR 5.00) for 11.75 contact hours of nursing continuing education credit. Advance practice nurses, please note: Educational activities which meet the requirements of the ACCME (such as this activity) count towards 50% of the nursing requirement for ANCC accreditation”

Mental Health Counselors: Application for MaMHCA/MMCEP continuing education credits has been submitted. Please contact us at 617-558-1881x20 or jhyde@medainc.org for the status of LMHC CE certification 

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 11.5 Social Work Continuing Education hours for relicensure, in accordance with 258 CMR.  Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D72341-1 and D72341-2. 

Dietitians: This program has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 11.75 CPEUs.

Resolution of Conflict of Interest: McLean Hospital has implemented a process to resolve COI for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance, and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, McLean Hospital has resolved the conflict by External Content Review

Number of Credits Available: The total number of hours eligible for Continuing Education creditsis11.75 or 5.75 for Friday and 6.0 for Saturday.  Eligibility to receive credit for a session requires full session attendance.  The Social Work licensing board does not allow .25 credits.  Credits will be rounded down to 11.5 total credits or 5.5 for Fiday and 6.0 for Saturday.  

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Cancellation policy

MEDA allows attendees to cancel at any time for any reason at no cost.

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