Conference Programme

We are excited to announce that the programme agenda for ‘Eating Disorders: Support for the Frontline’ 2018 has been confirmed, and this year the conference will feature workshop sessions across both days.

Wednesday 21 November

08:30 - 09:10 Registration
09:15 - 09:45 Welcome & Introduction
> Andrew Radford, Chief Executive, Beat
09:45 - 10:45 Empowering carers
> Janet Treasure OBE
10:45 - 11:30 How carers avoid burnout and thrive. Wisdom and hope from the front line
> Eva Musby
Tea & Coffee
12:00 - 13:00 How to support a child to eat at home
> Eva Musby
Transitions between children & young people
and adult services
> Nicola Brewin & Jackie Wales
Supporting an adult with an eating disorder
> Abigail Cardwell
Lunch
14:00 - 15:00 Q&A with Beat Ambassadors. Your chance to find out what helped them during their treatment journey.
15:00 - 15:30 Do we need to think about co-dependency? A carer’s perspective
> Veronica Kamerling
Tea & Coffee
16:00 - 16:45 Common co-morbidities: Autism; OCD; Personality Disorders
> Andrea Brown
16:45 - 17:30 Ask the professionals panel Q&A

Thursday 22 November

08:30 - 09:10 Registration
09:15 - 10:15 Clinicians, carers & patients working together
> Calum Munro
Tea & Coffee
10:45 - 11:30 Q&A with Carers. How they supported their loves ones through recovery and what they learned along the way.
11:30 - 12:15 Preventing relapse
> Abigail Cardwell
Lunch
13:15 - 14:45 Supporting someone with anorexia nervosa
> Calum Munro & Sara Preston

Supporting someone with bulimia nervosa
> Caroline Salter
Supporting someone with binge eating disorder
> Kate Williams
Tea & Coffee
15:15 - 16:15 How can Beat help you?
> Beat Team
16:15 - 17:15 Recovery is possible – Beat Ambassadors share their stories of hope.

Disclaimer: All best endeavours will be made to present the programme as printed. However, the conference organisers (Beat) reserve the right to alter or cancel, without prior notice, any arrangements, timetables, plans or other items relating directly or indirectly to the Frontline conference, for any cause beyond its reasonable control. The conference organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such alteration. In the event of cancellation of EDIC Frontline all pre-paid fees will be refunded in full. However, the organisers are not liable for any loss or inconvenience caused as a result of such cancellation and the liability of the organisers shall be limited to the conference fee.