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This page outlines the professional development and training available through other eating disorder organisations in Australia.

Professional development for eating disorders

If you are a health professional that currently treats, or would like to treat, people with eating disorders, it’s important to access up-to-date training and skill development.

Eating Disorders Victoria provides early intervention training for health and other professionals, however this training is just the first step. For professionals wanting to up-skill in the professional treatment of eating disorders, please seek out training from the following organisations.

For GPs looking for further information about the management of eating disorders in general practice, please see here. 

Victorian Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED)

CEED provides leadership and support through clinical consultation, training, resource and service development.

CEED promotes excellence in eating disorders treatment through a focus on the following principles:

  • Care should be based on current evidence
  • Service design and workforce development should be recovery oriented
  • Families and Carers are central members of any team
  • A planned care team approach

CEED is comprised of senior clinicians with extensive clinical experience in the eating disorders field. The team at CEED regularly provide training for eating disorder clincians, including:

  • Family-Based Treatment for Anorexia Nervosa (FBT)
  • Enhanced Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Eating Disorders (CBT-E)
  • Cognitive Behaviour Guided Self-Help (CBT-GSH)
  • Specialist Supportive Clinical Management for Anorexia Nervosa (SSCM)
  • Collaborative Carer Skills Workshop (CCSW) – facilitator training for health professionals

Visit CEED’s website

For up-to-date training and events offered by CEED, please visit their website.

CEED website

Australia and New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED)

The Australia & New Zealand Academy for Eating Disorders (ANZAED) is the peak body representing and supporting the activities of all professionals working in the field of eating disorders and related issues in prevention, treatment and research.

ANZAED is a membership organisation providing ongoing professional development and collegial interaction for eating disorder professionals in Australia and New Zealand. ANZAED also provide a yearly conference for eating disorder professionals and researchers. ANZAED offer yearly and 3-yearly membership options.

ANZAED also oversee the National Eating Disorder Credential for eating disorder clinicians. The Credentialing process formally recognises mental health professionals and dietitians who possess the qualifications, knowledge, training, and professional development profile to meet minimum standards for delivery of safe and effective eating disorder treatment. It is tied to evidence-based practice and standards.

To learn more about becoming an Eating Disorder Credentialed Clinician, please visit the Connect-ed website.

Visit the ANZAED website

For further information and to learn more, please visit the ANZAED website.

ANZAED website

National Eating Disorders Collaboration (NEDC)

NEDC is an initiative of the Australian Government dedicated to developing and implementing a nationally consistent, evidence-based system of care for the prevention and treatment of eating disorders.

NEDC provide online training, resources and information for professionals, schools, PHNs and the general public.

Key resources include:

Visit NEDC’s website

For further information and to learn more, please visit the NEDC website.

NEDC website

InsideOut Institute

InsideOut is Australia’s national institute for research and clinical excellence in eating disorders.

The Institute comprises a team of expert researchers, clinicians and public policy-makers. InsideOut provide robust resources and learning options for professionals, including:

Visit the InsideOut Institute’s website

For further information and to learn more, please visit the InsideOut Institute website.

InsideOut Institute website

Contact the Education team

For further information about professional development for eating disorder professionals, please reach out to our Education team.


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