To promote a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by promoting ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, certifying those who have met prescribed requirements, promoting public and professional awareness of eating disorders and assisting in prevention efforts.
iaedp Ethics Statement
iaedp is committed to excellence in the ethical practice of those professionals who treat eating disorders. Given the psychological, behavioral, social, cultural, medical, biological, familial, and legal complexities of eating disorders, iaedp strives to ensure all members have the appropriate training and competencies to function with the highest level of integrity in all interactions with clients, families, colleagues, ancillary professionals, and the general community. iaedp expects that members will act in accordance with their respective disciplines and/or the APA code of ethics. Ethical concerns brought to the attention of iaedp are reviewed by the Ethics Committee whose recommendations are submitted to the Board of Directors for resolution.
Membership Category Requirements
The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) Foundation is well recognized for its excellence in providing first quality education and high-level training standards for professionals who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems. Our programs are designed by treatment professionals for treatment professionals working in therapeutic settings.
Individual Membership Levels:
Full Member – for professionals just entering or currently practicing within the field of eating disorders or a related discipline.
Chapter Member – for professionals who enroll through their local chapter.
Student Member – for students enrolled in at least 6 semester hours or currently participating in an unpaid internship. Proof of enrollment must be submitted with application.
Retired Member – for professionals who have retired from the eating disorder field, or a related field, and are no longer practicing.
Individual Membership Levels:
Members receive discounted registration fees at the annual symposium.
Members receive discounted core course registration fees.
An opportunity to participate in a ceu program through ce-credits online by reviewing iaedp webinars.
A listing in our online referral and membership directory.
Discounted liability Insurance.
iaedp is an excellent forum for the exchange of ideas and information in our field. We offer many forums for our members including a searchable online database, list serve, blog featuring current eating disorder news items for discussion, committees and chapters, surveys, newsletters, annual symposium and the iaedp café (available to symposium attendees).
Details on cost and other specifics of President’s Council membership should be addressed to Bonnie Harken, Managing Director. Call 800.800.8126 , Extension 85 or email your questions to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Group Membership Levels:
– for institutions of higher education that offer courses that are approved as core curriculum for iaedp certification. This membership level includes one individual membership.
– for those organizations dedicated to and supportive of the iaedp mission. The benefits to the organizational member are:
Target Specific Market of professionals in the eating disorder field.
Your organization’s name listed in the membership directory (for one year).
Three complimentary memberships listed in the directory (for one year).
Free rental of iaedp’s membership mailing list (electronic format only) once a year for your state.
President’s Council Membership – This elite membership category is for those dedicated to and supportive of the iaedp mission. Their generosity enables iaedp to offer its member services at reasonable fees. Benefits include:
A target specific market of professionals with practices that have a high percentage of eating disordered clients.
Being part of an inclusive and dynamic organization which provides first-quality education and high- level training to an international, multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions.
“Stretching” budgeted marketing dollars by target specific marketing activities.
Positive returns on marketing dollar investments.
One of the most compelling reasons to join is the opportunity to become part of a dynamic, inclusive organization. There is a true sense of belonging and connection. We invite members to join committees and help shape the future of iaedptm .
Professional Liability Insurance – APPLY ONLINE and receive a 5% discount
Member of the Year Award Nomination Application
New Professional Award Nomination Application
Spirit of iaedp Award Nomination Application
iaedp Recognition Nomination Form
Please contact the Membership Committee via emails to email@example.com