With the lifetime prevalence of PTSD and eating disorders as high as 35-40%, it is important for dietitians to understand how clients may be using eating behaviours to manage symptoms of their trauma. This session will explore what it means to provide an inclusive practice through a trauma-informed lens, so dietitians can support clients in a way that promotes their safety and reduces unintentional harm.
After this session, participants will be able to:
- Explain the psychological and biological impact of trauma;
- Recognize signs and symptoms of trauma and their function; and
- Apply tools that will allow you to work more effectively with individuals who have experienced trauma.
This session was part of the DC National Conference 2021.
Date of Presentation: June 23, 2021, DC National Conference
Speaker: Tracie Burke, RD, RP
- Video presentation (1 hour 36 min) including CFDR Lightning Round Research Presentation
- Two handouts (pdf)
- Audio file (mp3 file)
BONUS! This presentation comes with a CFDR Lightning Round Research Presentation:
Changes to Consulting Dietetics in Canada
Speaker: Alexandra Proulx, dietetic student
- $19.95 for DC members
- $39.95 for non-DC members
- $9.95 for DC student members