Eating Disorders

A Distance Learning Course of 6 Lessons

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Course Description

The Facts

Incorrectly perceived as a ‘slimmers’ disease resulting from vanity, eating disorders are on the increase, not just for adolescent girls, but for men, women and children of all ages. Despite the increase, the disorder is usually misunderstood and treatment is both inappropriate and ineffective.

Features

This course provides much valuable tuition concerning the physical and psychological symptoms and problems of anorexia, bulimia, binge-eating, laxative abuse and related eating difficulties.

Course Syllabus

Historical development of eating disorders. Identification and etiology of disorders.

The purpose and value of an eating disorder. Control issues of childhood and adulthood.

The inner child. Interpersonal relationships

Self-perception. Self-esteem

Taking responsibility. Treatment options

A selection of case histories, including treatments and outcomes

 

Qualifications

Qualification 1: Eating Disorders Diploma

Eating Disorders Diploma issued by Stonebridge Associated Colleges, entitling you to use the letters SAC Dip after your name.

Qualification 2: Eating Disorders Certificate of Completion

Eating Disorders Certificate of Completion issued by eLearn Canada college.

Study Options

This course is an online course. With online study you have access to your entire course from the start of your studies. You can access your course materials, and submit all of your question papers to your personal tutor, online from anywhere in the World using your unique student account.

Tutor Support

With this course you will have unlimited access to your own personal tutor who specialises in their field of study. It is your personal tutor’s role to ensure that you receive constructive feedback and to deal with any queries you may have. You are more than welcome to telephone, fax or email your personal tutor.

You will also have access to a dedicated and friendly team of administrators and course advisors who offer sound and professional guidance and advice when you need it. This ensures that you will never feel neglected and that you will always succeed!

Requirements for Entry

There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.

Study Hours

This is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 – 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the course is: 90 hrs.

Additional Information

Assessment Method

After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

What’s Included

All study materials
Study Guide
Full Tutor and Admin support

Tuition & Fees 775.00 CAD

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