Q & A time with Registered Dietitian Libby Parker, and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Leslie Barber, about working effectively as a team counseling clients with eating disorders.
This course is designed to help you:
- Understand the role of the Registered Dietitian on the treatment team
- Decide when to refer to an Eating Disorder Specialist or Higher Level of Care
- Identify basic do’s and don’t’s of talking about eating/body with your clients
- Be able to describe the basic concepts of “Health At Every Size ®” and “Intuitive Eating,” and know why we love them
Libby Parker, MS, RD
Libby Parker is a Registered Dietitian with her M.S. and B.S. in Nutrition & Dietetics (master’s emphasis in eating disorder treatment). She did her dietetic internship at Cal Poly - San Luis Obispo.
Libby loves working closely with therapists to create a cohesive team for her clients. She owns a group private practice in SLO (and virtually) helping people recover from eating disorders. She specializes in young adults, and released her self-help book for eating disorder recovery in 2019, Permission To Eat, for this population.
Leslie Barber, LVN, MA, LMFT 85529
Leslie is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist who earned her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from Antioch University in Santa Barbara. Leslie brings a compassionate, open, and direct approach to her work with teens, families, and individuals. Her primary modalities include cognitive behavior therapy, Gestalt therapy, and art therapy. Leslie’s areas of expertise include attachment issues, grief and loss, anxiety and depression and their relationship to eating disorders. Her desire is to provide a safe, nurturing space where her clients can learn to be more comfortable in their own skin. Leslie has been licensed as a Vocational Nurse with the State of California since 1998. The combination of her medical background and clinical experience rounds out her understanding of the strong connection between the mind and body. Leslie’s specialized training in eating disorder treatment gives her deep insight into the client’s journey to recovery. Leslie also has several years of experience in serving those with eating disorders at the Intensive Outpatient and Partial Hospitalization level of care. Her role in program management and treatment coordination brings added expertise to her private practice. Her experience in assessments provides her with the ability to help families and individuals determine the appropriate level of care.
Arrival time for this event: 8:30am-8:55am -- we will help people join our chapter on the spot before workshop, at the break, or after the workshop.
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This course meets the qualifications for two hours of continuing education credits for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Completion of this course earns a discount on liability insurance. You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop.
The Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, Associates and students, MSWs, LEPs and LPCCs. The Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
PLEASE NOTE: If you would like to receive CEUs for ANY Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT events, please plan to:
- Arrive no later than 5 minutes from the beginning of the workshop,
- Sign in at the registration desk,
- Attend the full workshop,
- Complete an evaluation and
- Sign out at the end of the event
If you know you will be late or you need to leave early, you may still attend for free! Thank you for respecting our presenters.
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UUF is located on South Street between Higuera and Broad in San Luis Obispo. It is just east of Meadow Park. You may turn on Lawton or on Meadow to park in the lot.
Directions from 101 driving south: Exit Madonna Road, turning right at the end of the off-ramp and crossing over the freeway. Turn left on Higuera, right on South Street, right on Meadow, left into UUF parking lot.
Directions from 101 driving north: Exit Madonna Road, turning right at the top of the off-ramp, left on Higuera, right on South Street, right on Meadow, left into UUF parking lot.
From Broad Street turning west to South Street, take the first left onto Meadow and then left into the parking lot.