Family-Based Nutrition Counseling
FAMILY-BASED NUTRITION COUNSELING AND DISORDERED EATING TREATMENT
Family-based treatment (FBT) has now been used for over a decade in treatment of anorexia nervosa (Lock & LeGrange 2005). Methods studied and used for FBT originally did not involve registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) or any nutrition counselor at all. Yet standards of care for disordered eating (DE) treatment have involved nutrition counseling with an RDN for many years before FBT was used (JAND 2011). The research supporting the role of the RDN in disordered eating treatment should fit with the research supporting FBT since both are true. How can we as RDNs be involved with FBT? How can we provide family-based nutrition counseling in other ways?Is family-based nutrition counseling beneficial for all types of disordered eating (DE)? This webinar will discuss family-based nutrition counseling and how dietitians can counsel families to aid in treatment of children and adolescents with DE. Ways to provide the support and direction needed for families will be discussed, and case study examples will be examined.
Upon successful completion of this one-hour course, the participant should be able to:
  • Define different types of family-based counseling for disordered eating (DE).


  • Understand how to provide family-based nutrition counseling.


  • Decide when family-based nutrition counseling is appropriate for DE treatment.


  • Apply learned principles to case study examples.
Live Event Date: Feb 13, 2024
Expiration Date: Feb 13, 2027
Performance Indicators/Learning Objectives: 1.1.8, 2.2.2, 4.2.7, 8.2.3
Target Audience: RDs, DTRs, Health Professionals
Number of Credits: 1.0
Level(s): 1, 2
Total Cost: 1 Site Credit

About the Presenter: Julie Brake, MS, RDN, LD
Julie Brake

Julie Brake is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Licensed by the State of Georgia, specializing in family nutrition, sports nutrition, and prevention and treatment of disordered eating. She has also counseled clients for weight management and various nutritional concerns. She received both her Bachelor’s degree and her Master’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition from the University of Florida.

Julie has been a private practice dietitian since 2005 and has worked with families and kids with eating issues since 2002. She is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as well as the Georgia Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She is also a member of the Sports and Human Performance Nutrition (SPHN) Dietetic Practice Group; the Behavioral Health Nutrition (BHN) DPG; and the Nutrition Entrepreneurs (NE) DPG; as well as the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians (IFEDD).She has presented several webinars for Dietitian Central as a speaker since 2017. Her private practice is currently located in Marietta, GA. Julie participates in networking groups in metro Atlanta with dietitians and other professionals. She has provided presentations to professionals as well as to businesses and schools. She also writes nutrition articles and tips as opportunities arise.

Julie enjoys helping others find a healthy balance with eating attitudes and behaviors. She has experience with various approaches and it is her pleasure to work closely with other counselors and professionals to change people’s lives.

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Expiration Date: (May 31, 2024)

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Expiration Date: (May 31, 2024)

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Expiration Date: (Apr 27, 2024)

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