May 26, 2016
Gabrielle Katz, from the Dominion Reflections treatment team is the Board President of the National Capital Area Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Gabrielle will be facilitating a research connection on suicide and eating disorders on June 25th.
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention National Capital Area Chapter
Factors Associated with Suicide Attempts in Women with Eating Disorders
A PRESENTATION BY:
Emily Pisetsky, Ph.D.
Saturday, June 25th at 2:30PM–4:30PM
Westin Crystal City 1800 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202
1.5 CEU provided for counselors and social workers by Reflections Eating Disorders Treatment Center at Dominion Hospital.
This presentation will focus on the prevalence and correlates of suicide attempts in women with eating disorders. There will be a review of literature regarding mortality in eating disorders and prevalence of suicide, data exploration around the factors associated with the increased risk of suicide in this population, a description of treatment, clinical implications, and directions for future research.
Registration is required. 80 participant spots available. Free of charge. Refreshments will be served.