ARFID in young people: unpacking a dietitian’s role

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About the webinar:

Children, teens and young adults with avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID) severely limit the food they eat. In our upcoming webinar, Accredited Practising Dietitian Dr Brooke Harcourt provides insights into the important role dietitians play in the management of ARFID in young people. She will cover how to recognise the different presentations of ARFID, setting up and adjusting family-based therapy to meet the individual needs of patients and strategies to managing nutritional requirements of a restrictive diet. Plus, Brooke will share how dietitians are best placed to lead autonomous and responsive feeding therapy to help lower fear and anxiety about food.

 

About the speaker:

Dr Brooke Harcourt is an approachable Accredited Practicing Dietitian and nutrition therapist with over a decade of experience in infant and child nutrition and metabolism conditions. She is nationally and internationally recognised for her medical research into endocrine conditions having completed research fellowships at the UQ Translational Research Institute, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, the Royal Children’s Hospital and Murdoch Childrens Research Institute.

Brooke now has a large private practice, Family Dietetics, and a specialised ‘Therapy Kitchen’. Together with her team, Brooke takes a practical approach to attainable nutrition through feeding therapy and food learning programs in a real kitchen therapy environment. They also provide dietetics services at specialist paediatric centres, eating disorder services and work with the Victorian Department of Corrections and Youth Justice System. Brooke sees clients for all reasons, but has a particular passion for helping infants and young people establish healthy growth curves, overcome eating disorders and traumatic feeding histories, and improving nutrition access for young people with disability, developmental and neurodevelopmental conditions.

 

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Please note the ARFID for dietitians handbook from Abbott is no longer available.
Professional Development
Duration1 hour
CPEUs Awarded1.0
Performance Indicators8.1.5, 9.4.1, 9.6.1