Special Interest Groups (SIGs)

Child & Adolescent


The Child and Adolescent SIG is a forum for professionals to learn from one another in order to influence the understanding of the unique needs of children and adolescents and how development should impact our understanding of treating eating disorders.


  • Leslie Sim
  • Alison Chase

Our Goals

  • To share information and ideas about the specific issues associated with the child and adolescent population
  • To offer a forum for discussion of clinical dilemmas/issues in treatment, and support for those professionals working with this age group
  • To begin to formulate guidelines/minimum standards for the treatment of the age group in collaboration with the Task Force
  • To look at ways of promoting the therapeutic work with this age group in order to have greater representation at the annual meetings/conferences

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