Nutrition Considerations for Black Women with Eating Disorders (Re-broadcast)
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 • 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)
Free | Professional Webinar
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm (ET)
Presented by: Samantha Goss, MPH, RDN, LDN - Nutrition Manager, The Renfrew Center of Coconut Creek, FL
Despite what many individuals may believe, eating disorders are not about food. Nevertheless, effective eating disorder treatment necessitates that those who are affected develop a healthy relationship with food in addition to working to eliminate their eating disorder behaviors. Dietitians are critical in providing the education and support so essential to this process.
This presentation will highlight the role of nutrition and explore the importance of cultural perceptions regarding food and body among Black women and girls. Attendees will explore treatment considerations, learn how to set goals when working with a dietitian, acquire skills to identify medical complications and at what point in treatment to incorporate a multi-disciplinary team.
Please note: This webinar is a re-broadcast and not a live presentation.
About the Presenter
Samantha Goss, MPH, RDN, LDN, is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian. Serving as Nutrition Manager at The Renfrew Center of Florida, she has over a decade of experience providing nutrition therapy for eating disorders. Ms. Goss holds a Master of Public Health degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and Nutrition. A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, she is passionate about guiding individuals on their journey to better health.
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