Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Understanding eating disorders (HLSC 1210)
This course exposes the learner to topics related to disordered eating, and strengthens their skills in the field. It introduces the most up-to-date research and allows the learner to critically reflect on their reading. Learners are encouraged to bring their personal and professional experiences into consideration, and to reflect on their current practice in the field.
The course is designed for professionals working in the field of mental health (Counselors, RPN’s, RN’s, OT’s, Social Workers, etc).
By the end of this course, students will
Textbook not included in tuition fee. Contact the Douglas College Bookstore for prices and ordering information.
Jauregui-Lobera, Ignacio. (Ed.). (2012). Relevant topics in eating disorders. Croatia: InTech. Retrieved from http://www.intechopen.com.
Hornbacher, Marya. (1998). Wasted: a memoir of anorexia and bulimia. New York, NY: HarperCollins.
Available through the Douglas College Bookstore.
Interactive online course (Blackboard)
Due to the nature of an online delivery, the student will be expected be proficient in computer skills including email, adding attachments, navigating the internet etc. Resources for getting started with Blackboard are available online to help get the student comfortable in the Blackboard environment.
Grade will be assessed on completion of:
Minimum grade to pass is C (60%).
A Continuing Education certificate is issued on successful completion.
6 months (200 hours) from course start date
Registration and course start
Registration is easy; simply complete the CE-HS Registration Form and submit it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with proof of completion of the pre-requisite requirements. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Instructions on how to access your course materials will be emailed to you by the Program Assistant within five (5) business days prior to your chosen course start date.