2016 NEDA Conference

Share. Learn. Belong.

September 29 - October 1, 2016 | Chicago, IL

Schedule At-A-Glance

NEDA Conference Workshop Tracks:

All attendees are welcome to attend any session; please use these track descriptions as a reference point to determine the tracks and sessions best tailored to your interests and expertise. Please note that the agenda of scheduled sessions may be subject to change.

Individual, Family & Friends: Family members and individuals who want to learn more about eating disorders, skills for helping a loved one and tools for self-care. These sessions will highlight practical, actionable information.

Family Special Topics: Family members and individuals who are interested in learning more about special interest topics. These sessions will highlight experiential and interactive components.

Educator, Outreach & Activist: Family members, individuals, activists and educators who are interested in learning about innovative programs, tools and techniques to promote prevention and raise awareness about eating disorders.

Clinical Tools: Professionals treating eating disorders who want to expand their clinical skillsets and their knowledge of evidence-based interventions, new treatment approaches and current research.

Professional Roundtables: Professionals treating eating disorders who would like to meet with established professionals in the field and participate in moderated discussions around specific topics. These sessions are not didactic presentations; they emphasize conversation and collaboration. Attendees should come prepared to ask questions and actively engage in the discussion.

Support & Recovery Roundtables: Family members and individuals who would like to meet other attendees with similar experiences, with whom you can discuss what you’re learning and share strategies for coping and self-care. These are facilitated discussions for those who are personally affected, loved ones of those affected, and those who have experienced loss.

Thursday, September 29, 2016

9:00am-4:30pm

The Body Project Facilitator Training

Free for registered attendees. Space limited; RSVP required.

3:00-8:00pm

Registration and check-in

4:15-4:45pm

5:00-6:00pm

6:00-7:00pm

Welcome Social

Refreshments provided. Open to all registered attendees.

7:15-9:00pm

Family & Friends Kick-Off Dinner

Open to all, space limited. Ticket purchase required.

Friday, September 30, 2016

7:00am-5:00pm

Registration and check-in

7:30-9:00am

Breakfast and NEDA Buddy Meetings

8:00am-6:00pm

Hospitality lounge open

9:00-10:30am

General Session One

It's Complicated: Eating Disorders in the Age of Social Media
Keynote presentation by executives from Facebook, Instagram
and Nancy Zucker, PhD

10:30-11:00am

Exhibit hall viewing and refreshment break

11:00am-12:15pm

Concurrent Sessions 1

Individual, Family & Friends

Now We Have Some Choices: Navigating Eating Disorder Treatment Modalities

Ilene Fishman, ACSW, LCSW
Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED, CEDS
Kimberli McCallum, MD, CEDS, FAPA
Brianna Sacco, MD
Stephen Wonderlich, PhD

Family Special Topics
Educator, Outreach & Activist
Clinical Tools
Professional Roundtables

Challenges Faced by College Counseling Centers

Alicia Reif, PsyD, LP;
Joy Zelikovsky, M.A., M.Phil.Ed., M.S.Ed, LPC

12:15-1:15pm

Exhibit hall viewing and lunch

1:15-2:30pm

Concurrent Sessions 2

Individual, Family & Friends
Family Special Topics

Inches, Weights, and Being "Big": Recovery During Pregnancy

Amy Hammett, MA, LMHC
Diane Hilleary, LCSW
John VanHooydonk, MD, MA, FACOG

Educator, Outreach & Activist
Professional Roundtables

Treating Boys with Anorexia: Clinical Issues and Supporting Family Caregivers

Jessica L. Whitney, PhD
Merle A. Keitel, PhD
Melinda Parisi, PhD

2:30-2:45pm

Break

2:45-4:00pm

General Session Two

Accelerating Progress in Eating Disorders Prevention: A Call for Policy Translation Research and Training

S. Bryn Austin, ScD
Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Director of Fellowship Research Training at Boston Children’s Hospital

4:00-4:30pm

Exhibit hall viewing and refreshment break

4:30-5:45pm

Concurrent Sessions 3

Individual, Family & Friends

Health After Recovery: Moving Beyond Your Meal Plan

Kristen Webb, RDN, CSSD, LDN
Samantha Calcaterra, RDN, LDN
Christina Moreno, RDN, LDN

Family Special Topics

Still Hungry After All These Years: A Retrospective and Prospective Look at the Father/Daughter Relationship and Eating Disorders

Margo Maine, PhD, FAED, CEDS
Michael Berrett, PhD
Don Blackwell, JD
Michael P. Levine, PhD, FAED
Beth Hartman McGilley, PhD, FAED, CEDS

Professional Roundtables

Maintaining Engagement as Symptoms Decrease: Strategies for Sustaining Alliance and Motivation

Douglas W. Bunnell, PhD, FAED, CEDS
Keesha Amezcua, LMFT, CEDS

5:45-6:00pm

Break

6:00-7:00pm

Networking Social

Refreshments provided. Open to all registered attendees.

7:00-10:00pm

Architecture Cruise Benefiting the Conference Scholarship Program

Open to all, space limited. Ticket purchase required.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

7:00am-4:00pm

Registration and check-in

7:30-9:00am

Breakfast and NEDA Buddy Meetings

8:00am-5:00pm

Hospitality lounge open

9:00-10:45am

General Session Three

Family Panel: Sharing Stories of Hope and Recovery

Moderated by Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F. iaedp, CEDS
Medical Director of Child and Adolescent Services, Eating Recovery Center
Chief Clinical Officer, Eating Recovery Center

Panelists: David Bachman; Jamie Dannenberg; Kimberly Neil; JD Ouellette; Neil Soffer; Andrew Walen, LCSW-C, LICSW

10:45-11:15am

Exhibit hall viewing and refreshment break

11:15am-12:30pm

Concurrent Sessions 4

Individual, Family & Friends

The Dirty Side of Clean Eating: The Risk It Poses to Recovery

Kristine Ives, MA, LPC, LMFT
Janelle Smith, MS, RDN

Family Special Topics

Suicide and Eating Disorders: What You Need to Know, But Have Been Afraid to Ask

Nicole Siegfried, PhD, CEDS
Chelsea Albus, MSW, LMSW

Educator, Outreach & Activist
Professional Roundtables

Case Consultation: Working With Diverse Populations

Ilene V. Fishman, ACSW, LCSW
Marcello Raimondo, PhD, MPH
Norman Kim, PhD

12:30-2:00pm

Exhibit hall viewing and lunch

2:00-3:15pm

Concurrent Sessions 5

Individual, Family & Friends
Family Special Topics
Educator, Outreach & Activist
Clinical Tools

Intersectional Struggles and Recovery: Affirmative Care for Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People

Marcella Raimondo, PhD, MPH
Ethan Lopez
Jaden Fields
Dan Maldonado

Professional Roundtables

Why the Health At Every Size® Paradigm Matters

Judith Matz, MSW, LCSW
Carmen Cool, MA, LCP

3:15-3:45pm

Exhibit hall viewing and refreshment break

3:45-5:15pm

General Session Four

Binge Eating Disorder: Treatment, Research, and Recovery

Denise Wilfley, PhD
Scott Rudolph University Professor of Psychiatry, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Psychology at Washington University in St. Louis