Eating Disorder Training within Australia

There are a range of training options available within Australia, including both online and face-to-face options.

Depending on specific interest, profession, and level of knowledge and skill, training needs will vary. Training content may sit within introductory, treatment provision, advanced concepts and/or a specific topic or skill development area. There are a number of training organisations and services within Australia and you can find out more about the trainings that they offer through the links below.

To learn more about availability of Eating Disorder Training in Australia, please read a report compiled by NEDC (2018). This report compiles training information from eating disorder organisations within Australia and aligns them with the NEDC Workforce Core Competencies. This is an initial step in ensuring adequate eating disorder training accessibility for all health professionals as we strive to build a skilled workforce.

NEDC eLearning and online professional development

NEDC have developed online professional development modules and videos that you can access here 

NEDC has developed a four-hour, self-paced and interactive online courses for GPs and mental health professionals. Find out more here

For information on evidence-based professional development and training in Australia, including evidence-based treatment modalities, see the following state and national eating disorder organisations:

Training organisations within Australia

The Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED)

The InsideOut Institute for Eating Disorders 

Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) 

Queensland Eating Disorder Service (QuEDS) 

The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) 

WA Eating Disorders Outreach and Consultation Service 

Eating Disorders Victoria (EDV) 

Eating Disorders Queensland (EDQ) 

Sydney Children’s Hospital Network Eating Disorders Program 

Eating Disorders Training and Evaluation Centre (EDTEC)

Independent Eating Disorder Training Providers

Eating Disorders Training Australia

The Mindful Dietitian

NEDC Training Approvals

If you are looking for introduction to eating disorders, evidence-based treatment model, or evidence-informed dietetic practice trainings, please see the NEDC Approved Trainings.