When the Scale Defines the Student: Understanding Eating Disorders

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When the Scale Defines the Student: Understanding Eating Disorders

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Course description: Media has always had an impact on how citizens see themselves and interact with the world around them. Over the past several years, with the additions of social media and streaming services, students are more immersed in media and its expectations than ever before. Poor body image, peer pressure, and marginalization are just a few of the many contributing factors in eating disorders among students. Today’s teachers and administrators are seeing an increase in students with specific mental health needs and unhealthy coping behaviors, including “extremes, developing abnormal eating habits that threaten their well-being and even their live.” (American Psychological Association, 2017)

This course will cover the subject of eating disorders impacting students, and why educators should have a working knowledge of warning signs and intervention strategies. Participants will be guided through different eating disorders and causes, and be given ideas on how to support students in their school who may be coping with eating disorders.

Click here to view the entire course syllabus.

Upcoming sections:
July 1, 2018 - July 21, 2018
July 22, 2018 - August 11, 2018
August 12, 2018 - September 1, 2018
September 9, 2018 - September 29, 2018
October 14, 2018 – November 3, 2018
November 11, 2018 - December 1, 2018
December 16, 2018 - January 5, 2019
January 13, 2019 - February 2, 2019
February 17, 2019 – March 9, 2019
March 17, 2019 - April 6, 2019
April 21, 2019 - May 11, 2019

Course Fees (Park Picnic Pricedown: 50% OFF License Renewal and $15 OFF Grad Credit now through 6/18 for all online classes!):

License Renewal (ISEA member) - $50
License Renewal (non-ISEA) - $55
Para credit - $50
Graduate Credit (ISEA member) - $150
Graduate Credit (non-ISEA) - $155
Audit - $35

If you have any questions or would like to pay with a check, please contact academy@iowasafeschools.org or call 515.381.0588.

Graduate Credit Policy
Participants are limited to 12 graduate credits per semester (Fall, Spring, Summer) from Drake University.

Cancellation/Refund Policy
All course cancellations or requests to change credit type must be received in writing or electronically at least fourteen days prior to the class start date. All refunds requested before this deadline will be subject to a $40 cancellation fee per course cancelled. No refunds will be issued on cancellations received after this deadline, however, we can move you to a future session of the same course if possible. Iowa Safe Schools and ISEA reserve the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient registration, in which case a full refund will be issued. Cancelled courses may be rescheduled at a later date.

Sale Policy
Sales are honored only during the dates the sale is active at the time of your registration. We do not honor current sales for previously registered or completed courses.

Transcripts
Please allow up to two to three weeks for transcripts to be processed following a course end date. License renewal and paraeducator credit transcripts are available at https://www.iseatranscripts.org following a course's completion. This transcript will represent all classes taken through ISEA over the past several years. Drake Graduate transcripts may take longer to receive and will be sent directly to the individual.

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