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Third Wave Behavioral Therapy & Eating Disorders (ACT and DBT)

You may earn this many credits: 3

Vermont Shared
Sloane Franklin, LICSW
3 Hours


This presentation will instruct participants on the application of third-wave behavioral therapies (ACT & DBT) to eating disorder populations. Participants will learn how to apply DBT principles to the treatment of Bulimia Nervosa and Binge Eating Disorder, the use of DBT skills training with Anorexia Nervosa, and the use of ACT with general eating disorder populations. 

Learning Objectives

1. On completion of this training, participants will be able to apply the core principles and skills of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to the treatment of bulimia nervosa

2. On completion of this training, participants will be able to apply the core principles and skills of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy to binge eating disorder

3. On completion of the training, participants will be able to apply DBT skills training strategies to supplement the cognitive-behavioral treatment of anorexia nervosa

4. On completion of this training, participants will learn at least 2 ACT strategies to apply to the treatment of eating disorders.

About the presenter
Sloane Franklin, LICSW is the executive clinical director of the Center for Eating Disorders Management in Bedford, NH. He is a psychotherapist specializing in cognitive-behavioral treatment of eating disorders, self-harm, depression, anxiety, and trauma. Sloane works with children, teens, adults, couples, and families. He is trained in cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Motivational Interviewing. He provides Family-Based Treatment (Maudsley) for families with a teenager affected by an eating disorder. Sloane has extensive experience and special interest in working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex individuals. At CEDM, Sloane leads a group for men with eating disorders and a cognitive therapy group.

In order to receive CEs for this homestudy, the entire video must be viewed. There will be a quiz and an evaluation. Once those are completed a certificate will be distributed.
The VPA Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The VPA Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



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Executive Director Center for Eating Disorders Management

R. Sloane Franklin, LICSW, is the Clinical Director of the Center for Eating Disorders Management in Bedford, New Hampshire. He holds a Masters of Social Work from Boston University (2012), a Masters of Divinity (2004) and a Masters of Theology (2005) from Princeton Theological Seminary, and a Bachelors of Arts from Austin College (2001). Sloane has completed advanced clinician training in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and is trained in Cognitive Processing Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Family Based Treatment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Eating Disorder, and Motivational Interviewing. Sloane has worked extensively with the treatment of borderline personality disorder, complex trauma & adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, LGBTQIA issues, and eating disorders. Sloane has delivered continuing   education trainings on eating disorders and operationalizing client spirituality. Prior to his work at CEDM, Sloane worked as a clinician at the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester (NH).

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