Indiana Psychological Association - Event Information

Event Name:IPA Webinar: Diagnosis and Treatment of Eating Disorders
Event Type(s):CE Events
Description:2019 IPA Webinar Series
"Diagnosis and Treatment of Eating Disorders” IPA webinar on Wednesday, 12/18/19
12:00-1:00 p.m. ET


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Program Description
This presentation focuses on introducing diagnoses and evidence-based treatment options for eating disorders. After reviewing the significance and risk factors for eating disorders, DSM-5 diagnoses will be described, along with how to assess specific symptoms and criteria for eating disorders. Next, evidenced-based treatments will be briefly reviewed, including their rationale , treatment goals and targets, as well as some techniques.

Learning Objectives
1.  Describe DSM-5 eating disorder diagnoses
2.  Assess for eating disorder symptoms
3.  Describe evidence-based eating disorder treatment options


Cari Pearson Carter, Ph.D., HSPP

Cari Pearson Carter, PhD, HSPP is a clinical psychologist and owner of Carter Psychology, a private practice focusing on treating eating disorders, anxiety, and stress on the northside of Indianapolis. Dr. Pearson Carter has specialized in the field of eating disorders for 10 years, publishing over 20 peer-reviewed scientific articles and receiving training at some of the top eating disorder centers in the world. Dr. Pearson Carter is passionate about using evidenced based treatments for her clients and keeping up to date with the latest cutting edge research. As such, she is an active member of the Research-Practice Committee for the Academy for Eating Disorders (AED) and continues to collaborate with academic eating disorder colleagues, including those at UCSD, University of Minnesota, and Drexel University.

Dr. Pearson Carter completed her PhD at the University of Kentucky and her predoctoral internship at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) Eating Disorder Center for Treatment and Research. She was also awarded and completed the NIMH-funded Midwest Regional Postdoctoral Training Grant in Eating Disorders Research at the University of Minnesota.


The Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Indiana Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

  • Indiana State Psychology Board and Indiana Behavioral Health Board:  IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for psychologists. IPA is an approved provider of Category I continuing education for LSW, LCSW, LMFT, LMHC, LMFTA, LCAC and LAC.
  • Licensees must judge the program's relevance to their professional practice.

Please note that APA rules require that credit be given only to those who attend the entire workshop(s). Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the scheduled start time or leaving early will not receive CE credits. Partial credit cannot be given.

All licensees requesting Category I CE credits will receive a certificate from IPA confirming the number of credits earned. These certificates will be delivered via email approximately 2-6 weeks after the webinar.

Event Date:12/18/2019
Event Time:12:00 - 1:00 PM
Location:Live Webinar
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