1Course Overview

Understanding Eating Disorders Level 2

Course code: SH010

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Develop your skills and knowledge in understanding eating disorders, from home!

This course will allow you to:

  • Understand the key aspects of eating disorders
  • Explore all possible causes for eating disorders
  • Discover the treatments available
  • Learn about the sources of help and advice individuals can receive in a range of situations
  • Develop a thorough understanding of how to work with these complex conditions

The course will allow you to study when and where you want, at your own pace. All coursework can be submitted by either post or email making it easier and hassle-free.

All of the materials will be delivered to you, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors are always a click away by email, giving you advice and helping you through your course.

Develop your interest and knowledge by enrolling now and join the 60,000 students that have already done so.

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2Course Content
Types of Eating Disorders
  • Anorexia Nervosa
  • Bulimia
  • Binge Eating Disorder
Classifications
  • DSM
  • ICD
Diagnosis
  • Anorexia
  • Restricting type
  • Binge eating type
  • Bulimia
  • Binge eating disorder
  • Eating disorder not otherwise specified
Complications
  • Side effects
  • Complications
Who is affected?
  • Men
  • Women
  • Children
  • Elderly
Causes of Eating Disorders
  • Psychological
  • Biological
  • Social
  • Patient perspectives
  • Media and magazines
  • Self-esteem
  • Childhood experiences
  • Healing the past
  • Addiction
  • Dependent
  • Anxiety
  • Sleep
  • Self harm
  • Friends and family
  • Personality disorders
  • Depression
  • Stress
  • Suicide
Treatment options
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Family therapy
Information for Friends and Family
  • Support for caregivers
  • Parents
  • Review
  • Methods
  • Findings
  • Daughter-directed activities
  • Construction of Anorexia
Research
  • The Pro-Ana community
  • Participant observation and internet research ethics
  • Method
  • Analytic procedure
  • Support
  • Group identities
  • Negative Attributions
3Other Information
Assessment

This course is assessed by a series of assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

This course will take you 12 months to complete.

Study Method

This course will allow you to work at home or at work. All materials for the course will be received by post. You will also get tutor support by email.

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Kendal Publishing (a partner of UKDLP) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. 

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 2 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.

ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.

4Q&As

Course Questions & Answers

What skills are needed to enrol in this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. It is truly flexible and is designed to be adaptable around your lifestyle and other commitments.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Dedicated personal tutor support
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • FREE CV writing service
How do I get my work assessed?

You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your Understanding Eating Disorders Level 2 Certificate.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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