Call for Abstracts: 6th Biennial EDAC-ATAC Conference

The EDAC-ATAC Conference Planning Committee invites you to submit abstracts for the 2018 conference to be held October 12th and 13th, at the Marriott Hotel, Ottawa, ON. Topics: We welcome abstracts reflecting new information regarding clinical practice, research, and emerging theories in the field of eating disorders.   Our conference theme …

SAVE THE DATE – 6th Bienniel EDAC-ATAC Conference

6th Biennial National Eating Disorders Association of Canada Conference Friday, October 12 and Saturday October 13, 2018, Ottawa, ON Conference theme: “Capitalizing on an Evolving Evidence Base.” The conference will illuminate Eating Disorders and provide opportunities for education and collaboration amongst stakeholders throughout the Country. Keynote Speakers: Dr. Blake Woodside, …

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, …