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EDAC-ATAC is a Canadian organization of professionals in the field of eating disorders and related areas.  The mandate of EDAC-ATAC is to best serve the needs of those whose lives are impacted by eating disorders....
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Upcoming Conferences
NOVEMBER 2017   The 27th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference for Professionals REGISTRATION NOW OPEN Feminist Relational Perspectives and Beyond: Integrating Science, Creativity and Clinical Wisdom NOVEMBER 10 - 12, 2017 Philadelphia Airport Marriott The Renfrew...
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Want to join EDAC-ATAC?  Complete the form and submit payment here.   What is EDAC-ATAC? EDAC-ATAC is a Canadian organization of professionals in the field of eating disorders and related areas, dedicated to serving the...

Welcome!

EDAC-ATAC is a Canadian organization of professionals in the field of eating disorders and related areas.  The mandate of EDAC-ATAC is to best serve the needs of those whose lives are impacted by eating disorders.  The specific objectives of EDAC-ATAC are:
  • To educate each other regarding best practices.
  • To encourage sharing of information amongst EDAC-ATAC members about all issues of eating disorders care.
  • To promote a reflective and responsive approach in the provision of care and amongst providers.
Calling all Creative Arts Therapists!
An inquiry into the use of Creative Arts Therapies with Eating Disorder clients This is an invitation to Creative Arts Therapists (CAT): Music, Dance/Movement, Art,...
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Upcoming Annual Meeting Announcement and Agenda
The annual business of the Eating Disorders Association of Canada/Association des Troubles Alimentaires du Canada shall be conducted on Friday, December 9, 2016, at 10:00...
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World Eating Disorder Day #WeDoAct
Nine Truths about Eating Disorders Truth #1: Many people with eating disorders look healthy, yet may be extremely ill. Truth #2: Families are not to...
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5th Biennial Conference Registration is now open!
We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for our 5th biennial conference, "At the Heart of it all", on September 29-30, 2016!...
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Calling all Creative Arts Therapists!

An inquiry into the use of Creative Arts Therapies with Eating Disorder clients This is an invitation to Creative Arts Therapists (CAT): Music, Dance/Movement, Art, Drama, and Expressive Arts, to come together to share what you do with others working with this population. As practitioners in these disciplines may work …

Upcoming Annual Meeting Announcement and Agenda

The annual business of the Eating Disorders Association of Canada/Association des Troubles Alimentaires du Canada shall be conducted on Friday, December 9, 2016, at 10:00 am PST/11:00 am MST/12:00 pm CST/1:00 pm EST/2:00 pm AST via teleconference. To enter the meeting: Toll-free: 1-877-969-8433 Conference ID: 1088293 Annual Meeting Agenda Minutes …

World Eating Disorder Day #WeDoAct

Nine Truths about Eating Disorders Truth #1: Many people with eating disorders look healthy, yet may be extremely ill. Truth #2: Families are not to blame, and can be the patients’ and providers’ best allies in treatment. Truth #3: An eating disorder diagnosis is a health crisis that disrupts personal …

Upcoming EDAC-ATAC Section Meetings

EDAC-ATAC’s mandates are to: Educate each other regarding best practices. Information sharing. Promote a reflective and responsive approach in the provision of care for eating disordered patients and their families. Our goal is to connect eating disorder professionals across Canada.  Towards this end, we are pleased to announce the next …

Join or renew for 2016!

A new year is upon us, teeming with endless opportunities.  EDAC-ATAC  is continuing to connect and collaborate with eating disorder professionals across our country, and our vision of having a vibrant, scholarly, and lively community grows brighter every year.  We are so pleased to welcome new and returning members, in …

Get involved: Invitation to join Clinician Advisory Committee for the Eating Disorders Foundation of Canada

Calling all eating disorder clinicians, As some of you may have heard, the National Initiative for Eating Disorders (NIED), spearheaded by Wendy Preskow, mom of a long time eating disorder sufferer, has been stepping its way across the nation and into Federal politics! NIED has been the catalyst for a nation-wide foundation, …