Eating Disorders: understanding, support and action
12 month access
Hours of content.
Delivered online. Start anytime.
Months of access to course materials.
What you'll take away from this course
Knowledge about the early warning signs
Understanding of common eating disorders
Information about how disordered eating affects wellbeing
Protective tools to help avoid eating disorders
Details about treatments and support services
In this short course, gather the tools to support yourself or others with an eating disorder. You’ll cover six core topics, beginning with an overview before looking in more detail at some of the most common eating disorders. You’ll also consider the social side of eating disorders, unpack stigmas, identify positive and negative influences in society, and learn how and when to seek support.
Please note: This course may contain sensitive information and is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical or psychological advice.
Understanding Eating Disorders and the Myths Surrounding Them
Explore eating disorder definitions, health impacts, stigma and support.
Eating Disorders Defined
Examine the difference between an unhealthy relationship with food or a specific disorder.
Unpacking Eating Disorders
Understand psychological, societal, social and biological factors behind eating disorders.
Identification and Treatment
Learn to identify the signs that someone is at risk of these complex conditions.
Negative Impacts and Influences
Consider body image and other negative influences on disordered eating.
Positive Influences and Support
Learn about seeking and accepting support for yourself and helping others recover.
In this course, you’ll learn practical and evidence-based facts and nutrition skills that you can quickly and easily apply in your life.
Dive into our rich array of online resources, including videos, podcasts and interactive quizzes, to learn about eating disorders, the many factors that influence them and how to seek help for yourself or others.
Using our intuitive, industry-leading learning platform, you have the flexibility to study entirely online, in your own time and at your pace. Your learning is supported by an interactive Learning Journal, which you will download and use throughout the course. Remember, if you need it, learning support is one click away.
This course is designed and supported by experts and instructors at the forefront of the industry and backed by Endeavour College of Natural Health’s higher education credentials.
If you love this course, why not enrol in another short course in nutrition, wellness, business or natural health? Or you may want to explore a nutrition degree with the Endeavour College of Natural Health.