Understanding Eating Disorders
Helping learners to understand how they can effectively support those with eating disorders.
Why take this course?
This short, auto-marked programme will provide you with the knowledge required in order to understand the harmful effects and key issues relating to eating disorders. The course is highly beneficial for those who need to know how to support others living with an eating disorder, but also beneficial for those who want to familiarise themselves with the topic.
The course is completed online with auto-marked assessments so can be completed in your own time, and can act as a valuable addition to your CV.
What you will experience
This course has four main sections:
Section 1: Types of eating disorders
This section develops learners’ understanding of several eating disorders.
Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders
This section explores the common causes of eating disorders including psychological, environmental, societal and biological factors.
Section 3: The effects of eating disorders
This section outlines the harmful effects of an eating disorder on the individual, their family and close friends.
Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders
This section covers the methods that individuals with an existing eating disorder can use to manage and recover. This includes medical interventions, public health resources and further treatment options.
This course will require you to manage your workload independently, without tutor support.
Previous knowledge or experience would be of benefit but is not essential.
What you will need
Students must have access to a computer with a broadband internet connection.
What you need to know
Please note, this course is not eligible for fee waiver.
|5 Hours over 1 Month||£30.00||
|Paper applications only|
You must submit a paper application form for this course and return it to us completed and signed.
Completed forms should be returned to the following freepost address:
The Student Information & Admissions Manager
North East Scotland College
Aberdeen City Campus
UK AB25 1BN
Should you have any problems with your application, please contact the Student Advice Centre:
Telephone: 01224 612330
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