FEMINIST   RELATIONAL       Exploring Controversy,  PERSPECTIVES AND BEYOND:        Building CollaborationThe 22nd Annual ...
Enhance Your KnowledgeConference OverviewAs the field of eating disorders has evolved in recent years, the extent of avail...
FR 6    Interoceptive and Mindful Body Awareness                            4:00-6:00   FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS        ...
FR 11    Males as Patients, Males as Professionals – How                    7:30-8:30   BREAKFAST HONORING DIVERSE        ...
SA2     Understanding the Complexities of Anorexia                            SA5     Obesity and BED: Exploring Philosoph...
SA9    Personality in Eating Disorders: Conceptual                        SU2   Three Major Issues in the Prevention of   ...
“Almost Anorexia”: Will DSM-5 Changes Go Far      SU6              Enough to Validate Patients’ Diverse Experiences       ...
REGISTRATION OPTIONSONLINE: www.renfrewconference.comMAIL ATTN: Debbie Lucker, The Renfrew Center Foundation, 475 Spring L...
Meet Our Keynote                                                              CONFERENCE CHAIR                            ...
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  1. 1. FEMINIST RELATIONAL Exploring Controversy, PERSPECTIVES AND BEYOND: Building CollaborationThe 22nd Annual Renfrew Center FoundationEating Disorders Conference for ProfessionalsNOVEMBER 9-11, 2012 • PHILADELPHIA, PA
  2. 2. Enhance Your KnowledgeConference OverviewAs the field of eating disorders has evolved in recent years, the extent of available information and knowledge has expanded exponentially. Alongwith this explosion of data, significant theoretical and clinical controversies have emerged; consequently, both clinicians and researchers have grownincreasingly entrenched in a number of polarized perspectives regarding the most valid way to understand and treat eating and food related problems.How these controversies are addressed and resolved will have a profound impact on future growth and productivity in the field. Perhaps most importantis whether the issues that now divide eating disorder professionals can be discussed and debated in a manner that builds a more cohesive frameworkfor addressing and individualizing effective treatment. The 22nd Renfrew Center Foundation Conference is dedicated to an examination of the mostprominent current issues and controversies, and to a search for respectful, collaborative solutions. Friday, FR 3 Ethical Considerations with Eating Disorder Clients: Resolving Dilemmas with Chronic, November 9, 2012 Noncompliant and Difficult Clients Ruth Lipshutz, LCSW, ACSW 6:45-7:30 SUN CELEBRATIONS YOGA Ethical dilemmas present clinicians with conflicting obligations and require rank ordering of competing values. Wake up and start your day with breath, meditation and This interactive workshop offers a procedural standard movement. In the spirit of sun salutations, this all-levels yoga of care for successful decision making and resolution of class will be a rhythmic and devotional practice that warms dilemmas with challenging eating disorder clients. Issues the body, calms the mind and opens the heart. You will leave to be addressed include confidentiality, informed consent, grounded and prepared for the day ahead. termination, boundaries and working with minors. Interactive, Didactic, Experiential • All Levels 7:45-8:45 GENERAL REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST FR 4 Cognitive Remediation Therapy Versus 9:00-12:00 FRIDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS Mentalization-Based Treatment for Eating Disorders FR 1 “On Becoming:” Implications for Clinical Chelsea MacCaughelty, LCSW, CGP & Resistance and Client Recovery Rebecca Wagner, PhD Gayle Brooks, PhD; Marjorie Feinson, PhD & Heather Maio, PsyD Eating disorder psychopathology compromises both cognitive flexibility and the capacity to mentalize. This presentation Our evolution as clinicians involves a delicate balance describes cognitive remediation therapy and mentalization- between welcoming or resisting treatment paradigm shifts based treatment. Clinical examples and interactive exercises that often challenge our professional comfort zones. Together, are used to illustrate differences between the two approaches we embark on a journey of professional growth by exploring and the utility of each in the treatment of eating disorders. beliefs and behaviors for “becoming” more effective therapists in an ever-changing field. Clinicians will explore ways to Didactic, Experiential • All Levels assess the effectiveness of our work and ways to contribute to the evidence base in our field. Participants will practice methods that help strengthen our spiritual safety nets. FR 5 The Barbara M. Greenspan Memorial Lecture Didactic, Experiential • All Body Discomfort as the “New Normal” for Women: From Girdles to Spanx or How We Have Not Come a Long Way, Baby… FR 2 Eating Disorders as Fate or Destiny: Moving Margo Maine, PhD, FAED Beyond the Nature Versus Nurture Debate Anita Johnston, PhD Contemporary paradigms regarding sex, child rearing and a woman’s role have shifted dramatically, symbolically freeing Ancient mythologies teach that it is necessary to face fate women from their mothers’ girdles. Still, women have yet to in order to claim destiny. This presentation uses mythology challenge strict cultural expectations regarding appearance, weight and storytelling to explore the relationship between eating and shape, making body discomfort and dieting normative disorders and the human conditions of fate (that over which and, Spanx a billion dollar business. This presentation raises we have no control), and destiny (who we have come to be consciousness about how this new norm affects all professionals and where we are headed). treating eating and body image disorders, challenging them to create a peaceful, body-friendly world for adult women. Didactic, Interactive • Advanced Interactive • All Levels1
  3. 3. FR 6 Interoceptive and Mindful Body Awareness 4:00-6:00 FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS Training for Eating Disorder Treatment FR 7 Exercise and Eating Disorder Recovery: Cynthia Price, PhD If, When and How This presentation illustrates the intervention components Dotsie Bausch & Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, FAED and clinical application of MABT, or Mindful Awareness If, when and how clients with eating disorders should in Body-Oriented Therapy. MABT is designed to teach participate in exercise or athletic competition remains an area of interoception, which increases somatically-based self care skills debate. Perspectives from recovered athletes are conspicuously and promotes embodiment and emotion regulation. A case missing in this context. This presentation reviews the relevant study specific to a participant with an eating disorder, and literature and provides a first person account of the recovery several experiential exercises, are included. process from Dotsie Bausch, a world class cyclist. Didactic, Experiential • All Levels Didactic, Interactive • All Levels12:00-1:00 LUNCH FR 8 Families Around the Table: Helping Families to Tackle Their Child’s Eating Disorder 1:15-1:30 WELCOME Ivan Eisler, PhD, CPsychol, AcSS Judi Goldstein, MSS, LSW, Conference Chair This presentation reviews empirical evidence for the effectiveness of family therapy for anorexia nervosa and ways in which families can be engaged in treatment. Emphasis is 1:30-3:30 Keynote Presentation then placed on the clinical aspects of working with families, including modifications in multifamily settings. Clinical Within or Without: The Use of examples illustrate treatment approaches to specific problems. Externalizing Techniques in the Didactic, Interactive • All Levels Treatment of Eating Disorders Amy Baker Dennis, PhD, FAED; Ivan Eisler, PhD, CPsychol, AcSS & FR 9 “ED in the Head” – The Neurobiology of Kelly Bemis Vitousek, PhD Eating Disorders with Clinical Applications for Clients and Families In recent years, diverse eating disorder treatment Laura Hill, PhD approaches have recommended characterizing the eating disorder as a separate entity, to be Recent neurobiological research findings are shifting the contrasted with someone’s “real” or “healthy” paradigm for understanding eating disorders. This presentation self. As a result, it may be possible to shift reviews these findings, describes how they are altering current a patient’s perspective on symptoms, to build thinking on the etiology of eating disorders and explores clinical a stronger alliance, deflect blame or enable applications for clients and their families. New insights are parents to “take charge” of their child’s problem. offered regarding the internal experience of an eating disorder. At the same time, there are grounds for concern about externalization, including the risks that Interactive, Experiential • Intermediate/Advanced the practice may substitute caricatures for more complex realities, obscure commonalities between symptoms and stable aspects of the self, and FR 10 Bullying Among Teens and Young Adults: diminish the individual’s sense of autonomy Building Resilience and responsibility. In this thoughtful keynote Jane Shure, PhD, LCSW & Sarah Barrett, LCSW presentation, Drs. Eisler, Vitousek and Baker Dennis outline conceptual and clinical Presently, bullying among teens and young adults has assumed arguments for and against the use of the proportions of a national epidemic. This presentation externalization, identifying both potential explores the factors that encourage bullying and offers guidelines advantages and disadvantages for patients, families and for clinicians working with shame-based coping patterns, therapists. Clinical examples illustrate the application of including destructive behaviors towards self and others. Bully this treatment element in family and narrative therapy. prevention, enlisting parental support and ways to promote resilience and personal and relational competence are highlighted. 3:30-4:00 BREAK “ Didactic, Interactive, Experiential • All Levels“ This conference has helped make me a better therapist. I know that current and prospective clients will see a difference. 2
  4. 4. FR 11 Males as Patients, Males as Professionals – How 7:30-8:30 BREAKFAST HONORING DIVERSE Do Men Fit into the Field of Eating Disorders? POPULATIONS Mark Warren, MD, MPH, FAED & Hosted by: Leslie Toomer, LSW & Douglas Bunnell, PhD, FAED, CEDS Staff of The Renfrew Centers Men, as both patients and therapists, are exploring their role This annual breakfast provides an interactive in the field of eating disorders. Subtle differences exist in opportunity for practitioners working with diverse symptoms, thoughts, feelings, beliefs and in a man’s place populations to discuss issues of race, ethnicity, within the more general socio-cultural context. Beliefs acculturation, class, sexuality and eating disorders. about masculinity, recovery status, feminism, body image and sexuality can all influence the course of treatment and subsequent recovery. 7:30-8:30 GENERAL REGISTRATION & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST Didactic, Interactive • All Levels FR 12 What Professionals Need to Know: 8:45-10:00 Keynote Presentation Understanding the Affordable Care Act, Mental Health Parity and Insurance Appeals Promoter, Profiteer or Peacemaker: Kitty Westin, MA, LP & Lisa Kantor, JD What Role Will We Play in the War Legal advocacy and understanding legislation, such as the on Obesity? Affordable Health Care Act and Mental Health Parity, are Deb Burgard, PhD, FAED essential tools for treatment professionals. This presentation offers strategies to help attendees be prepared to fight for The “War on the Obese” is in full swing. their clients’ right to treatment. Workplaces are proud to discriminate, children and parents are being “shamed for their own good” Didactic, Interactive • All Levels and the APA is about to codify pursuing weight loss into clinical practice guidelines. We in the eating disorder community face a moral dilemma. More than any other group 6:00-9:30 EVENING GATHERING of healthcare providers, we see the damage from the pursuit of weight loss. While some of us are horrified to see the Relax and unwind at our evening gathering. This reception practices we diagnose in thin people being prescribed to fat will feature a buffet dinner, cash bar and a DJ. Don’t miss people, others are busily rewriting research grants to capture the dance party! some of the “obesity money.” Many of us are bewildered about how to be helpful to patients desperate for relief from the distress of being a fat person in the world today. Most are silent, at a time when our expertise could be saving lives, Saturday, simply because we aren’t recognizing that a “War on the Obese” represents the triumph of the eating disorder voice. November 10, 2012 7:30-8:30 NETWORKING BREAKFAST FOR NUTRITION THERAPISTS 10:00-10:30 BREAK Hosted by: Jodi Krumholz, RD, LDN; Deborah Westerling, RD, LDN & Denise Jeffery, RD, LDN 10:30-5:30 SATURDAY FULL DAY WORKSHOPS Please join us to meet and network with dietitians who (LUNCH FROM 1:30-2:30) are working in treatment centers, outpatient groups or solo practice. Participants will have an opportunity to discuss SA1 The Treatment of Eating Disorders and Trauma the specific challenges of their work and learn from the with Emotional Freedom Techniques experience of others. Dawson Church, PhD Numerous studies suggest an association between adverse 7:30-8:30 MEN’S NETWORKING BREAKFAST childhood experiences and the occurrence of eating and psychological disorders. Emotional Freedom Techniques, or Hosted by: Samuel E. Menaged, JD & EFT, is an evidence-based practice to remediate anxiety, Rev. Steven Wiley Emmett, PhD depression and PTSD. This presentation reviews literature on Our 17th annual breakfast provides a unique opportunity for outcome studies and describes the physiological mechanisms men to reconnect and reflect on their varied experiences in of action. Additionally, it offers training in EFT application, the eating disorders field and the impact of feminism on their including a description of its “Basic Recipe,” using aspects of collective lives. exposure therapy, cognitive therapy and acupuncture. Clinical examples illustrate how EFT’s “gentle techniques” are used to address childhood emotional trauma in those suffering from PTSD and eating disorders. Didactic, Interactive, Experiential • All Levels3
  5. 5. SA2 Understanding the Complexities of Anorexia SA5 Obesity and BED: Exploring Philosophical Nervosa and Implications for Therapeutic and Scientific Perspectives Management Jonathan Robison, PhD, MS Michael Strober, PhD, FAED & Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED In spite of the proposed addition of BED to the upcoming This presentation identifies ideas emerging from DSM-5, difficult questions concerning etiology, identification contemporary research that suggest a new understanding and treatment remain unanswered, particularly in regard to of the evolution of anorexia nervosa and inform its clinical the relationship between obesity and BED. This presentation management. Among the topics reviewed are the inheritance explores obesity and BED from philosophical and scientific of epigenetic risk and the role of environmental experience in perspectives, and suggests a health-centered approach for the activation and transmission of this risk, the way in which the treatment of BED. this chain of events influences intra-psychic structure and function, and the implications of this scientific discourse for Didactic, Interactive • All Levels treatment intervention strategies, including psychotherapy. Clinical examples are used to support the theoretical SA6 Away from the Clinic and Off of the Script: discussion, along with a description of strategies to remediate common clinical errors that occur in treatment settings. Making Better use of Behavioral Experiments in Outpatient Therapy Didactic, Interactive • Intermediate/Advanced Kelly Bemis Vitousek, PhD The use and scope of therapist-assisted exposure have10:30-1:30 SATURDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS been surprisingly restricted in the eating disorder field. Dr. Vitousek’s outpatient treatment program includes in vivo SA3 Eating Disorders in Children and Adolescents: exercises that go beyond targets, such as consuming feared Perspectives from a Pediatrician and a Parent foods, to address a broader range of ED concerns. The Harriet Brown, MFA & Rebecka Peebles, MD workshop will include numerous clinical examples and role-play practice. This presentation addresses the challenges and needs specific to the treatment of a younger population, 20 and below. Didactic, Interactive, Experiential • Intermediate/Advanced Recent research is reviewed, including findings related to family-based treatment. Case studies are used to illustrate medical considerations and clinical techniques that are 1:30-2:30 LUNCH especially appropriate for a younger population. Didactic, Interactive • Advanced 2:30-5:30 SATURDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS SA7 What Do Women Really Eat: SA4 Deepening the Conversation: Integrating An Experiential Discussion Interpersonal Neurobiology and Relational Judith Brisman, PhD & Cultural Theory in Eating Disorder Treatment Sondra Kronberg, MS, RD, CDN Lynn Redenbach, RPN, MA, RCC Patients often wonder, “What do normal women, and This presentation deepens our understanding of specific therapists, really eat?” What can patients realistically interpersonal neurobiology concepts and applications, and anticipate in the process of recovery? This presentation offers illustrates how these can be woven together with relational an opportunity to safely discuss difficult, uncomfortable cultural theory practices during the course of eating disorder questions, including how we negotiate our own desires for treatment. Clinical case examples are used to demonstrate food with our desire to feel good about our bodies and when, the integration of neuroscience, relational therapy and if at all, we should tell patients about our own eating patterns. mindfulness-based skills. Didactic, Experiential • Advanced “ SA8 Interactive, Experiential • All Levels The Attunement Model of Self: How the Interactions Between My Self and My World Can Lead to Eating Symptoms Catherine Cook-Cottone, PhD & Tracy Tylka, PhD“ As always, the conference This presentation describes the Attunement Model of Self is amazing and enlightening. and provides an actionable model for the conceptualization of clients and treatment goals. The effects of attunement and dissonance between aspects of self and world are Fantastic! highlighted. Examples from the perspectives of prevention and intervention, as well as specific case studies, illustrate key aspects of the model. Didactic, Experiential • All Levels 4
  6. 6. SA9 Personality in Eating Disorders: Conceptual SU2 Three Major Issues in the Prevention of Understanding and Treatment Applications Negative Body Image and Disordered Eating: Lisa Lilenfeld, PhD Implications for Resolution and Potential for Growth in the Field Certain personality traits, such as perfectionism and harm Michael Levine, PhD, FAED avoidance, are common in individuals suffering from eating disorders. This presentation provides a review of the role of This presentation examines three issues that haunt the field personality traits in the development and maintenance of of eating disorders prevention: (1) the need for universal eating disorders and describes how to incorporate this prevention versus the demonstrated success of targeted information into clinical practice as well as tailor certain prevention; (2) the integration of bio-psychiatric and interventions to those with certain personality styles. socio-cultural research; and (3) tensions between prevention of eating disorders and prevention of obesity. Guidelines Didactic, Interactive • Intermediate/Advanced are offered for the productive resolution of each issue. Didactic, Interactive • Intermediate/Advanced SA10 Eating Disorders and Alcohol Abuse: Similarities, Differences and Best Practices Anita Sinicrope Maier, MSW & Lisa Maccarelli, PhD SU3 Size Matters: Recognizing and Addressing Weight Stigma in the Treatment of Binge The co-occurrence of an eating disorder and alcohol abuse Eating Disorder often confounds treatment, leading to chaotic, dangerous and Amy Pershing, LMSW, ACSW & Chevese Turner, BA unmanageable consequences. This presentation addresses the many issues that accompany the dual diagnosis, including This presentation reviews research on the relationships who is best qualified to be the treating clinician and what is between weight stigma and eating disorders. Framing the most effective treatment approach. The question of weight stigma as a form of complex trauma, interventions are whether eating disorders are addictions will be explored. suggested for the effective treatment of BED and other eating disorder symptoms. In addition, using clinical examples and Didactic, Interactive • All Levels exercises, weight stigma among eating disorder professionals is explored, including its impact on client recovery. 5:45-7:00 POSTER PRESENTATIONS & RECEPTION Interactive • All Levels Please join us as poster presenters display their work on topics relevant to the theory, treatment and prevention of eating disorders. Attendees are encouraged to enter into dialogue SU4 Utilizing Attachment Theory in Understanding with presenters. Hors d’oeuvres will be served. and Treating Eating Disorders Judy Scheel, PhD, LCSW During this interactive and “hands on” presentation, eating Sunday, disorders are conceptualized within the framework of attachment theory. Clinical case examples and experiential November 11, 2012 exercises are used to illustrate how attachment issues establish individual and family dynamics that contribute to the development and maintenance of eating disorders. 7:30-8:30 GENERAL REGISTRATION & Interactive, Experiential • Intermediate/Advanced CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST SU5 The Intricate Web of Digital Boundaries: 8:45-10:45 SUNDAY MORNING WORKSHOPS How Clinicians Can Use Social Media in SU1 The New Alphabet Soup: ACT, CBT-E, DBT, FBT the Treatment of Eating Disorders and MI-Based Nutrition Techniques Ashley Solomon, PsyD Marcia Herrin, EdD, MPH, RD, LD In the internet age, it is important to understand what social Following a comprehensive review of ACT, CBT-E, DBT, media resources are available online and how to use them FBT and MI techniques designed to address nutritional to supplement eating disorders treatment. This interactive issues in the treatment of eating disorders, this presentation presentation reviews these resources and offers tools for describes how to match therapeutic approaches to particular clinicians to use when creating an online presence, including the clinical situations and how to monitor effectiveness of setting of “digital boundaries” and the use of critical inquiry. approaches. Clinical examples are used throughout, including Didactic, Interactive • All Levels live demonstrations and a coached meal experience. Didactic, Interactive, Experiential • Advanced5
  7. 7. “Almost Anorexia”: Will DSM-5 Changes Go Far SU6 Enough to Validate Patients’ Diverse Experiences and Enhance Clinical Practice? Registration Info Jennifer J. Thomas, PhD & Jenni Schaefer, BS Please register early as space is limited. The majority of individuals impaired by disordered eating do not Assignment to workshops is based on availability at the time meet DSM-4 diagnostic criteria for anorexia or bulimia nervosa. registration is received. Please note that the program may be This presentation describes those with “Almost Anorexia.” It subject to change. discusses how DSM-5 improves upon DSM-4, what that means for clinical practice and suggests treatment strategies for individuals Included in the cost of this conference are breakfast and who need care but worry that they are not “sick enough” to deserve it. lunch each day, snacks throughout the day and a buffet dinner on Friday night. In addition, Renfrew has negotiated Didactic, Interactive • All Levels a low hotel rate for conference attendees.10:45-11:15 BREAK CONFERENCE 2012 FEE SCHEDULE Student CE11:15-11:30 Closing Remarks Registration Options Early* Regular Rates** Credits Samuel E. Menaged, JD President of The Renfrew Center Foundation & Friday through Sunday $650 $695 $520 17.5 The Renfrew Centers Friday $425 $425 $340 7 Saturday $425 $425 $340 7 Sunday $200 $200 $160 3.511:30-1:00 Keynote Presentation * To receive the early registration discounted rate, registration Embracing Controversy: What forms MUST BE POSTMARKED BY OCTOBER 1, 2012. Contemporary Neuroscience, Evidence- Based Research and Psychodynamic ** Photocopy of Student ID must accompany registration form. Practice Teach Us About Getting Along Kathryn Zerbe, MD FRIDAY Why is it difficult to take in and make use of a point Yoga of view that may be of value, but is not our own? Continental Breakfast Acrimonious dispute and contentious controversy are not Refreshment Breaks unique to the field of eating disorders but, especially in recent years, Keynote it does appear to have undermined civil discussions about treatment Morning/Afternoon Workshops and optimal care of patients. Drawing upon more than 30 years Lunch of clinical practice in outpatient and inpatient settings, renowned Evening Gathering & Buffet Dinner psychoanalyst and psychodynamic thinker Kathryn Zerbe describes current evidence-based research that suggests why individuals fiercely hold to a position when other ideas have much to offer. As SATURDAY someone who has found herself the target of harsh characterizations, Networking Breakfast for Nutrition Therapists Dr. Zerbe elaborates on her personal experience and her own Men’s Networking Breakfast “struggle to listen,” especially when public attacks appeared about Breakfast Honoring Diverse Populations her work. Such experiences, albeit painful, ultimately promote Continental Breakfast growth and humility in clinicians and the clients they treat. Keynote Full Day Workshop or Morning/Afternoon Workshops Refreshment Breaks Lunch 1:00-1:15 CLOSING RITUAL Poster Presentation & Reception Controversy Revisited: “You Say Tomato & I Say Tomahto” SUNDAY Continental Breakfast Adrienne Ressler, MA, LMSW, CEDS & Workshops Anita Johnston, PhD Refreshment Break In this lighthearted closing ritual we will examine our perceptions Keynote which, right or wrong, become truth to our brain. Attempts to alter Closing Ritual those perceptions don’t feel good, will be avoided and set the stage Lunch & Tour of The Renfrew Center for conflict. Can we really engage in authentic collaboration while holding on to a belief system that has been reinforced, imprinted FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT in our brain and feels so right? DEBBIE LUCKER AT 1-877-367-3383 OR DLUCKER@RENFREWCENTER.COM 1:15-4:00 LUNCH & TOUR OF THE RENFREW CENTER 6
  8. 8. REGISTRATION OPTIONSONLINE: www.renfrewconference.comMAIL ATTN: Debbie Lucker, The Renfrew Center Foundation, 475 Spring Lane, Philadelphia, PA 19128FAX: 215-482-2695, please call 1-877-367-3383 to confirm receipt of faxREGISTRATION FORM Please print clearlyName:_____________________________________________ Credentials:___________________________Organization:____________________________________________Preferred Mailing Address (Work or Home):_____________________________________________ City:____________________________ State:______ Zip:___________Work Phone:____________________________________ Home Phone:____________________________________ E-mail:________________________________________WORKSHOP REGISTRATION Please indicate 1st and 2nd choice SPECIAL EVENTS I will attend: Friday Friday Saturday Saturday Saturday Sunday Friday Morning Afternoon Full Day Morning Afternoon Morning Yoga 9:00-12:00 4:00-6:00 10:30-5:30 10:30-1:30 2:30-5:30 8:45-10:45 Evening Gathering 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 1st 2nd 1st 2nd 1st 2nd Saturday FR1 FR7 SA1 SA3 SA7 SU1 Networking Breakfast for Nutrition Therapists FR2 FR8 SA2 SA4 SA8 SU2 Men’s Networking Breakfast FR3 FR9 SA5 SA9 SU3 Breakfast Honoring Diverse Populations FR4 FR10 SA6 SA10 SU4 Poster Presentations & Reception FR5 FR11 SU5 Sunday FR6 FR12 SU6 Lunch & Tour of The Renfrew CenterFriday through Sunday ....................................$_____________ Below is my credit card information authorizing payment to be chargedFriday ...............................................................$_____________ to my account. (Only the cards listed below are accepted.)Saturday ...........................................................$_____________ Credit Card Used: AMEX DISCOVERSunday .............................................................$_____________ MASTERCARD VISA Total Amount $_____________ Credit Card #:___________________________________ Sec. Code:_________Enclosed is a check or money Exp. Date:________________ Amount to be Charged: $___________________order in the amount of ....................................$_____________ Signature:______________________________________ Date:______________Please make payable to The Renfrew Center Foundation.No phone registrations will be accepted. Full refunds will be made for cancellation requests received by Friday, October 5, 2012. Cancellations after Friday, October 5, 2012 will be subjectto a 50 percent administrative fee. There will be no refunds after Wednesday, November 2, 2012. Credits will be issued for use toward future Renfrew Center Foundation Conferences.✁HOTEL REGISTRATION FORM Please print clearly The Renfrew Center Foundation Conference • November 9-11, 2012We recommend making your hotel reservation as early as Hotel Registration Optionspossible, since the block of rooms at our discounted Conferencerate fills quickly. Call: 800-682-4087 • Fax: 215-492-7464 Mail: Philadelphia Airport Marriott, One Arrivals Road, Philadelphia, PA 19153Discounted hotel accommodations are based on availability ofrooms at the negotiated Renfrew Conference rate of $116 per For general information about the Philadelphia Airport Marriott, call 215-492-9000.night plus tax. Arrival Date:______/______ (check-in at 4 p.m.)After the select number of rooms have been reserved, any Departure Date:______/______ (check-out at 12 p.m.)available rooms will be at the prevailing hotel rate. Check Room Type Desired: Double KingName:______________________________________________________ Below is my credit card information authorizing payment to be chargedOrganization:________________________________________________ to my account. (Only the cards listed below are accepted.)Sharing With:________________________________________________ Credit Card Used: AMEX DISCOVERTelephone:___________________________________________________ MASTERCARD VISAAddress:_____________________________________________________ Credit Card #:___________________________________ Sec. Code:________City:_______________________________________________________ Exp. Date:________________ Amount to be Charged: $__________________State, Zip:____________________________________________________ Signature:______________________________________ Date:______________ 7
  9. 9. Meet Our Keynote CONFERENCE CHAIR Judi Goldstein, MSS, LSW is Vice President of The Renfrew CenterPresenters Foundation and has been Conference Chair since 1994. Ms. Goldstein has been with The Renfrew Center since it opened in 1985. She is a Founder of the National Eating Disorders Association.Amy Baker Dennis, PhD, FAED has specialized in the treatmentof eating disorders for over 35 years. The Founding President of EatingDisorders Awareness and Prevention (NEDA) and a member of the FOUNDATION PRESIDENTNEDA Board, she is a Founding Fellow and Board member of AED, a Samuel E. Menaged, JD is the Founder and President of The RenfrewFounding member of EDRS and a Founding Fellow of the Academy for Centers and The Renfrew Center Foundation. He is the past PresidentCognitive Therapy. Dr. Dennis has served on the faculties of Wayne State of the Board of the Eating Disorders Coalition for Research, PolicyUniversity School of Medicine, The University of South Florida College of and Action, an advocacy group based in Washington, DC. Mr.Medicine and Hamilton Holt Graduate School at Rollins College. She has Menaged is a former healthcare attorney.published and lectured extensively and has received numerous awards forcontributions to the field of eating disorders. COMMITTEE MEMBERS Gayle Brooks, PhD Deborah LuckerDeb Burgard, PhD, FAED is a psychologist specializing in eating Douglas Bunnell, PhD Jenna McCormickdisorders across the weight spectrum. She is one of the founders of the Joyce Cellini, RN, BSN Beth Hartman McGilley, PhDHealth at Every Size® model, which focuses on the practices and Alecia Connlain Vanessa Menagedenvironments that support human bodies, rather than the pursuit of weight Wendy Cramer, MEd Kelsey Montagueloss. She is the creator of BodyPositive.com and the co-author of Great William N. Davis, PhD Judith Ruskay Rabinor, PhDShape: The First Fitness Guide for Large Women. Dr. Burgard blogs for the Kelly Fieni Adrienne Ressler, MA, LMSW, CEDSAssociation for Size Diversity and Health and was recently elected a Fellow Margaret Funari, RN, MS Emily Smithof the Academy for Eating Disorders. Susan Ice, MD TOUR OF THE RENFREW CENTERIvan Eisler, PhD, CPsychol, AcSS is Professor of FamilyPsychology and Family Therapy, and Head of Section of Family Therapy Come learn more about the role you play in your clients’ treatment atat the Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College, London. As the joint head The Renfrew Center by being our guest for lunch and a tour of ourof the Child and Adolescent Eating Disorder Service at the Maudsley facility on Sunday, November 11.Hospital in London, he has spent years researching psychotherapiesfor anorexia and bulimia nervosa, as well as treatments for depression, Round-trip transportation will be provided from the Conference site tosubstance misuse, self-harm and chronic illness. Dr. Eisler and his The Renfrew Center promptly at 1:15 PM, returning at approximatelycolleagues pioneered an innovative intensive multiple family therapy 4:00 PM. Please make airline reservations with this tour in mind, allowingtreatment for adolescent eating disorders which is being adopted by for your arrival at the airport 1½ hours prior to your flight departuretreatment providers in the UK, US, Canada, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, time. The Marriott provides accommodations for your luggage.the Netherlands, Czech Republic and elsewhere. CONFERENCE SITE INFORMATIONKelly Bemis Vitousek, PhD is Associate Professor of Psychology Conveniently located in the Philadelphia International Airport, theat the University of Hawaii. She is Co-Director of the Center for Philadelphia Airport Marriott is just a short walk from your gate.Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy in Honolulu and Director of the Eating You never even have to step outside.Disorder Program. Dr. Vitousek has published and presented extensively This smoke-free facility has been awarded a “green certification” foron topics related to eating disorders. Her interests include motivational their environmentally friendly practices, which includes a full scaleissues in the treatment of eating disorders, cognitive-behavioral therapy hotel-wide recycling program. It is the first and only property infor anorexia nervosa and patterns of extreme overvalued behavior in Philadelphia to gain this recognition.non-clinical populations, including high-altitude mountain climbersand practitioners of calorie restriction for longevity. Hassle-free transportation to Center City, Philadelphia and the historic district is a 15-minute train ride departing every 30 minutes at a one-way rate of $7. Taxi service is also readily available just outside the hotel lobby.Kathryn Zerbe, MD is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Oregon By car, take I-95 North or South to Philadelphia International Airport.Health and Science University. The author of more than 100 publications Parking is complimentary for overnight guests or $10 for non-overnightand four books, including The Body Betrayed: Women, Eating Disorders, guests, only for those parking in Garage C, Level 2.and Treatment and Integrated Treatment of Eating Disorders: Beyond theBody Betrayed, she is a Training and Supervising Psychoanalyst at the For relaxation, guests can enjoy the indoor lap pool, whirlpool andOregon Psychoanalytic Institute. Dr. Zerbe has received the Alexandra large exercise room.Symonds Award from the American Psychiatric Association, the EdithSabshin Teaching Award from the American Psychoanalytic Association The Marriott’s attentive staff looks forward to welcoming youand the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award from NEDA. Repeatedly to the great city of Philadelphia and The Renfrew Centerselected as one of America’s “Best Doctors” and a “Top Doctor” by the Foundation Conference!Castle-Connolly Guide, Dr. Zerbe maintains a private practice ofpsychoanalysis and psychodynamic psychotherapy in Portland. 8
  10. 10. Non-Profit Org. U.S. Postage PAID Miami, FL Permit No. 3203 475 Spring Lane Philadelphia, PA 19128FEMINIST RELATIONALPERSPECTIVES AND BEYOND:Exploring Controversy,Building CollaborationNOVEMBER 9-11, 2012 • PHILADELPHIA, PA “ “ Thank you, Renfrew, for keeping me interested, inspired and curious!ABOUT THE RENFREW CENTERS ABOUT THE RENFREW CENTER FOUNDATIONThe Renfrew Center was established in 1985 in Philadelphia as the first The Renfrew Center Foundation, founded in 1990, is a non-profit, charitablefree-standing, residential treatment facility in the United States exclusively organization dedicated to advancing the education, prevention, advocacy,dedicated to the treatment of women with eating disorders. Renfrew is the first research and treatment of eating disorders. Through its programs, theand largest eating disorder treatment network in the country and has treated Foundation aims to increase awareness of eating disorders as a publicmore than 60,000 women. Renfrew provides a comprehensive range of services health issue and research the pathology and recovery patterns of people within Connecticut, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, eating disorders. The Foundation also seeks to educate professionals in thePennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas. Programs and services vary by site and assessment, treatment and prevention of behavioral and emotional disorders byinclude: Residential, Day Treatment, Intensive Outpatient, Group Therapy, sponsoring an Annual Conference, as well as numerous seminars throughout theIndividual, Family and Couples Therapy, Nutrition Therapy and Psychiatric country. To date, the Foundation has trained more than 25,000 professionals.Consultation. Treatment tracks offered include trauma, substance abuse, The Renfrew Center Foundation is committed to helping women and girlsadolescents and women in midlife. on the road to recovery by providing financial assistance to those who mightThe treatment philosophy emphasizes a respect for the unique psychology otherwise not be able to continue treatment. The Foundation is supportedof women, the importance of a collaborative therapeutic relationship and the financially by private donations, as well as by funding from The Renfrew Center.belief that every woman needs to actively participate in her own recovery. Professionals can become more involved with The Foundation’s efforts throughThe Renfrew Center integrates relational principles and practice with the individual donations and planned giving opportunities. Together, with yourlatest developments in the effective treatment of patients with eating disorders. help, we can build a future where women, girls and their families have theRenfrew is a preferred provider for most health insurance and managed care hope for a healthy life, free from eating disorders. For information aboutcompanies and works with individuals to create a financial plan that meets the The Renfrew Center Foundation, please call toll-free 1-877-367-3383needs of each prospective patient. or visit www.renfrewcenter.com.Call 1-800-RENFREW (736-3739) or visit www.renfrewcenter.com for moreinformation about The Renfrew Centers.ACCREDITATIONThe Renfrew Center Foundation is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Renfrew CenterFoundation maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Continuing Education Credits for social workers have been applied for, and are pending approval bythe National Association of Social Workers for 17.5 Continuing Education Credits. Continuing Education Credits for registered dietitians are offered pending approvalby the Commission on Dietetic Registration. The Renfrew Center Foundation is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) to offer continuingeducation for National Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. This continuing nursing education activity was approved by thePennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. REN-0456