Training for Healthcare Professionals

Eating Disorders in Gender Diverse Youth: Guidance for Primary Care Providers

Gender diverse youth are at increased risk for body image concerns and disordered eating. It is important that primary care providers be able to address these concerns using a gender-affirming approach. Webinar participants will learn how eating disorders may present in gender diverse youth and how best to provide care simultaneously for gender dysphoria and disordered eating.

Webinar Details

Audience: Primary care and behavioral health providers serving children, adolescents, and young adults
Duration: 1 hour
Cost: Free
Credit: 1 CE Credit or Certificate of Attendance

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the prevalence and characteristics of eating disorders in gender diverse youth (GDY)
  • Identify risk and protective factors for development of eating disorders in GDY
  • Develop gender-affirming approach to assessment and management of eating disorders
  • Recommend resources where patients, families and providers can seek additional support for care of GDY with eating disorders

Registration and CE Credit

Please complete the registration form before watching the webinar. 

The National Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders (NCEED) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCEED maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

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Martha F. Perry, MD

Associate Professor; Medical Director, UNC Children’s Primary Care Clinic; UNC Chapel Hill

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