Marginalized Folx and Eating Disorders

This presentation will review the research around eating disorders and body image in diverse and underserved communities focusing on cultural and psychosocial dynamics, including racism and various forms of oppression. The training will also include some current treatment models for diverse communities with eating disorders based on research and using vignettes for participant participation all through a social justice lens.

Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify and differentially diagnose using the DMS-5 Eating Disorders diagnosis
  2. Obtain knowledge of the vast social cultural features of populations affected by eating disorders
  3. Obtain knowledge of the barriers those groups face in accessing care as well as how attending to these perspectives can improve clinical practice
  4. Be able to identify strategies to augment research, diagnosis and treatment for diverse communities with eating disorders
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Instructional Level


Licensed mental health professionals employed through Kaiser Permanente and psychological assistants performing under supervision of a licensed psychologist.

This CE program is free to Kaiser Permanente employees

Instructional Methodology

  • Lecture
  • Audio/Visual
  • On-line Presentation

Continuing Education Information

Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The Kaiser Permanente Northern California Mental Health Training Program maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Refund and Attendance Policy

All programs offered on KP Learn for CE credit through the KP Northern California Mental Health Training website are free of charge to Kaiser Permanente Staff and trainees. Once a course is selected in the KP NCAL MH Training Website, the registration process begins, and it will appear in the individuals KP Learn profile for completion within 90 days.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Those who attend the program in full and complete the appropriate evaluation form will receive CE credits. Please note that credit will only be granted to those who attend the entire program. An attestation of attendance will be given once the individual has completed viewing the program, which will then initiate the final steps of completing the evaluation forms to receive a certificate of completion.