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More Young People Than Ever Before Are Receiving Treatment For Eating Disorders According To The Latest NHS Figures. The Rise Could Be Attributed To The Unpredictability Of The COVID-19 Pandemic, Feeling Isolated, Disruption To Routines And Experiences Of Loss And Uncertainty.

With much press recently about the concerning rise of eating disorders in the UK. Left untreated, eating disorders can lead to malnutrition, family dysfunction, relationship breakdown and sometimes, tragically, death.

This comprehensive training course is designed to equip participants with the knowledge, skills, and resources necessary to effectively support and educate young people about eating disorders.

Explore the various types of eating disorders and their impact on young people, providing valuable insights into the underlying causesrisk factors, and warning signs.

Gain a deeper understanding of the complexities surrounding these conditions and the importance of early intervention.

Through interactive training and discussion learn effective approaches to build trust, provide support, and empower young people.

Learn evidence-based strategies for promoting positive body image, fostering healthy relationships with food, and creating a supportive environment for those affected by eating disorders. The course will also address the role of media, societal pressures, and cultural influences in shaping perceptions among young people.

This interactive training, incorporates case studies, group discussion, and practical exercises to enhance participants’ understanding and application of the concepts discussed.

Additionally, participants will gain access to a wide range of resources, including educational materialsreferral networks, and support services.

Join Charlotte Gordon as she shares her expertise and practical tools.

Suitable for youth workers, teachers, parents & social care workers and anyone interested in making a positive impact on the lives of young people

This is an event that you do not want to miss!

Aims & Objectives

  • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of different types of eating disorders, their causes, and associated risk factors.

  • Recognise the signs and symptoms of eating disorders in young people, enabling early identification and intervention.

  • Employ effective communication techniques when discussing eating disorders with young people, parents, or caregivers.

  • Apply evidence-based strategies to promote positive body image, healthy eating habits, and a balanced approach to nutrition.

  • Develop skills to create a safe and supportive environment for young people struggling with eating disorders.

  • Utilise available resources, referral networks, and support services to provide holistic care for young people.

On completion of this course, you will receive a certificate & resources that can be used towards your continued professional development (CPD)

Join Charlotte Gordon Mentor and renowned Youth Worker for this ground-breaking interactive training.


Our experienced trainers support participants through interactive exercises and facilitated discussions, creating a safe space for reflection, sharing and professional development.

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Tel: 0208 207 5567