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SBCPA CE Opportunity: Medical Complications of Eating Disorders with Dr. Kathryn Kinasz, MD

  • 17 May 2024
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Zoom Meeting


  • Clinicians who are not members of SBCPA are welcome to join this training. The cost of the training includes the fee for applying for CE credits for licensed professionals (psychologists and licensed clinicians who are eligible to apply for credits through the Board of Behavioral Science, inclusive of LCSW, LMFT, LPCC & LEC clinicians).
  • This training is a free membership benefit for SBCPA members.
  • This training is free for any unlicensed students or members who are NOT seeking CE credits.
  • This training is shared at the rate of $15 as a benefit of VCPA membership. The $15 fee passes directly to CPA for the administration of CE credits.

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  • You are invited!

    SBCPA Presents: Medical Complications of Eating Disorders

    Presenter: Kathryn Kinasz, MD

    Dr. Kinasz is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist in the CalPsychiatry Silicon Valley and San Francisco offices. She specializes in the treatment of psychiatric illnesses that impact children and adolescents including but not limited to mood and anxiety disorders, ADHD, and eating disorders. Dr Kinasz is certified in family based treatment (FBT) for eating disorders and sees individuals with anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, atypical anorexia and avoidant restrictive food intake disorder. 

      Course Outline


      12:00- 12:10 pm–       Introduction of speaker and opening remarks

      12:10-1:10pm-             Didactic Presentation 

      1:10-1:30pm                  Q&A/evaluations


      This talk gives an overview of the medical complications of eating disorders. Dr. Kinasz begins by discussing the different DSM-5 eating disorder diagnoses. She then reviews a biopsychosocial model and neurobiology of eating disorders and discusses the role of medications in eating disorder treatment (including FDA approved medications, response and lack of response to medications). She also reviews the cardiac, endocrine, GI, neurological effects of eating disorders, with special discussions on electrolyte disturbances and bone health. Participants with learn to see eating disorders through a medical lens, enhance their clinical knowledge, and acquire tools to help advocate for care. 

      Learning Objectives:

      • Identify at least two of the most common eating disorders
      • Discuss at least one aspect of the most current understanding of the neurobiological implications of eating disorders
      • Identify at least one evidence-based pharmacological treatment of eating disorders

      Continuing Education:

      CPA is co-sponsoring with Santa Barbara County Psychological Association (SBCPA). The California Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

        Important Notice:

        Those who attend the workshop and complete the CPA evaluation form will receive (1.5) continuing education credits. Please note that APA CE rules require that we give credit only to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes after the start time or leaving before the workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.


        Please Note: This salon will be held via Zoom.

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