Eating Disorder Intervention, Prevention, and Treatment: Recommendations for School Counselors
Bernes, Kerry B.
Bardick, Angela D.
McCulloch, A. R. M.
Spriddle, J. W.
School counselors are in daily contact with the highest risk group for developing eating disorders-children and adolescents. School counselors are in a position to identify at-risk individuals, implement effective school-based prevention programs, make appropriate referrals, and provide support for recovering individuals. An overview of a theory of recovery for eating disorders reinforces the importance of early intervention.
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Eating disorders in adolescence , Eating disorders in adolescence -- Prevention , Eating disorders in children , Eating disorders in children -- Prevention
Bardick, A. D., Bernes, K. B., McCulloch, A. R. M., Witko, K. D., Spriddle, J. W., & Roest, A. R. (2004). Eating Disorder Intervention, Prevention, and Treatment: Recommendations for School Counselors. Professional School Counseling, 8, 168-175.