Understanding Eating Disorders
Health & Social Care
What is the course about?
This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand key issues surrounding eating disorders, as well as an awareness of the harmful effects eating disorders can have on individuals and those closest to them. The course is ideal for anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons, or anyone who would like to work with and support individuals with eating disorders.
Why should I choose the course?
Benefits against other understanding eating disorders courses:
You can learn from your own home, in your own time
You get access to award-winning learning and assessment materials.
What will I learn?
Section 1: Types of eating disorders
This section will develop your understanding of several eating disorders.
Section 2: Potential causes of eating disorders
This section covers the common causes of eating disorders including psychological, environmental, societal, and biological factors.
Section 3: The effects of eating disorders
This section outlines the harmful effects of an eating disorder on individuals, their families, and close friends.
Section 4: Management and recovery from eating disorders
This section covers methods through which individuals with an existing eating disorder can manage and recover including medical interventions, public health resources, and further treatment options.
What will the course lead on to?
The college offers a wide range of CPD courses. If you would like further information on these please visit our website or contact our Learner Services Team on 01925 494400.
Are there any links with industry and university?
All modules will be linked to generic business needs as well as personal development needs.
What support is available?
We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
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Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College has been rated as a good college in the latest Ofsted inspection. It has an excellent reputation for vocational courses and responds to specific business needs when requested. The tutors at Warrington & Vale Royal College are highly experienced in their fields and have a great deal of industry knowledge to impart. Our distance learning courses are delivered entirely online, allowing you to benefit from expert teaching in the comfort of your own home.
What are the entry requirements?
There are no specific entry requirements, but you should have access to and be able to use online learning platforms and be able to cope with level 2 literacy.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There are no specific extra costs apart from access to IT and the internet.
Monday 23 May 2022
08:30 - 17:00
Warrington & Winsford campuses
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