A foundation of good practice is expert knowledge. Candidates for the CEDS designation and Associate Designee of the iaedp™ Institute must satisfactorily complete all four Core Courses. The Core Courses provide the candidate with advanced, practical, graduate-level knowledge considered essential to eating disorder expertise. In addition, the courses prepare the candidate to successfully pass the iaedp Certification Examination and Associate Designee of the iaedp™ Institute Final Exam.

We recommend certified and associate providers maintain a library of current readings. Please review the current reading list. Click Here  The reading list supports the Core Course curriculum which is delivered as a live presentation  or online here

  • Course 1: Introduction to Eating Disorders Click Here 
  • Course 2: Psychological Treatment of Eating Disorders Click Here
  • Course 3: Nutrition Treatment for Eating Disorders Click Here
  • Course 4: Medical Treatment for Eating Disorders Click Here 



When taken outside of symposium, each course costs $125  with a $25 discount for iaedp™ members


For organizations:
iaedp supports multiple professionals becoming certified within the same facility, resulting in increased facility core competency demonstration to both the general public and 3rd party payers. iaedp is pleased to offer groups or organizations a discounted rate for the entire certification process. Each group or facility rate is individualized based on the needs and the total number of participants. Please contact  for more information.


The iaedp supervisor course, Leading by Example, is a required component of the supervisor application. This is delivered as a live presentation  or online here.

iaedp Courses, seminars and sessions are, in most instances, eligible for CE credit. Please review registration information for more details.



NBCCiaedp Foundation has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5912. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  iaedp Foundation is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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Commission on Dietetic Registration/CDR - iaedp™ is a Continuing Professional Education Accredited Provider, under Provider #IN004 recognized by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.



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ASWB - As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Amedco is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program.

Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Amedco maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 4.5 GENERAL continuing education credits.


Company nameDescription automatically generated with low confidencePsychologists (APA): Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Amedco provides continuing education for the following New York professions:  Social Workers (#0115), Psychologists (#PSY-0031) and Mental Health Counselors (#MHC-0061).