Research-Practice Global Think Tank

 Research-Practice Global Think Tank
Saturday, June 10 from 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Different Perspectives, Similar Goals: Integrating Research and Practice
ICED 2017
Session co-chairs/moderators: Kristin von Ranson, PhD (Canada) & Terry Fassihi, PhD (USA)
AED Research-Practice Committee co-chairs*

Jenni Schaefer, USA; Lisa LaBorde, FEAST; Heather Thompson-Brenner, PhD, USA; Suzanne Dooley-Hash, MD, USA

As the final event of the International Conference on Eating Disorders, the Research-Practice Think Tank provides an opportunity for reflection and discussion of issues that are critical to conference attendees. This year’s session will include 4 discussants (two patient/carer discussants, a full-time clinician, and a clinician-investigator). After the co-chairs define evidence-based practice, each panelist will speak for up to 8 minutes on their best and worst experiences related to evidence-based treatment or research-practice integration, as well as their view of the ICED’s success at integrating research and practice, including where there might be room for improvement. In addition to exchanging views during the session, conference attendees will have the opportunity to contribute research/practice-related discussion questions or comments in advance of the Think Tank session by using a unique hashtag (such as #ICEDThinkTank) on Twitter.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session, attendees will be able to:

1. Describe two reasons why research-practice integration is desirable for our field.
2. Discuss two challenges related to research-practice integration in eating disorders.
3. Critically appraise the degree to which the 2017 ICED program modeled research-practice integration.

*Please note that this session is are NOT NBCC approved for CE or CME credits.