ANZAED Eating Disorder Treatment Principles and General Clinical Practice and Training Standards

The Eating Disorder Treatment Principles and General Clinical Practice and Training Standards outline the knowledge required of mental health and dietetic professionals to successfully respond, treat, and manage eating disorders and promote a coordinated and consistent approach to professional development and training with the aim of service improvement. The implementation of these practice and training standards aims to bring treatment closer to best practice, and consequently improve treatment outcomes, reduce financial cost to patients and services and improve patient quality of life.

Heruc, G., Hurst, K., Casey, A. et al. ANZAED eating disorder treatment principles and general clinical practice and training standards. J Eat Disord 8, 63 (2020).

 ANZAED Practice and Training Standards for Mental Health Professionals Providing Eating Disorder Treatment

Building on the Eating Disorder Treatment Principles and General Clinical Practice and Training Standards, the Practice and Training Standards for Mental Health Professionals Providing Eating Disorder Treatment were devised, as a foundation for strengthening the workforce and providing guidance to professional training programs and service providers on the minimum standards for practice in the eating disorders field.

Hurst, K., Heruc, G., Thornton, C. et al. ANZAED practice and training standards for mental health professionals providing eating disorder treatment. J Eat Disord 8, 58 (2020).

 ANZAED Practice and Training Standards for Dietitians Providing Eating Disorder Treatment

The ANZAED Practice and Training Standards for Dietitians Providing Eating Disorder Treatment provide guidance on the role of the dietitian in eating disorder treatment and outlines dietetic management to ensure the safe and effective treatment of individuals with an eating disorder.

Heruc G. et al. ANZAED practice and training standards for dietitians providing eating disorder treatment. J Eat Disord 8, 77 (2020).

Credentialing for eating disorder clinicians: a pathway for implementation of clinical practice standards

Clinical practice and training standards for mental health professionals and dietitians have recently been published in the Journal of Eating Disorders. The development of the standards represents a consensus statement on eating disorder treatment, and provides a foundation on which to build a knowledgeable and skilled workforce. This commentary argues that “a credentialing system could promote implementation of these practice standards through formal recognition of qualifications, knowledge, training and professional activities to meet minimum standards for delivery of safe and effective eating disorder treatment.  

McLean, Sian, Hurst K., SMith H., et al. Credentialing for eating disorder clinicians: a pathway for implementation of clinical practice standards. J Eat Disord 8, 62 (2020)

 

 

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