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By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name four motives bulimic clients have for binge eating.
-Name three manifestations of depression in bulimic clients.
-Name three concepts related to self-discrepancy in bulimic clients.
-List three risk factors that motivate binge eating.
-Name three concepts of interpersonal relationships regarding binge eating clients.
-Name three aspects of binge eating as a result of anxiety.
-Explain three connections of aggression to emotional eating.
-Name three concepts related to boredom and loneliness regarding emotional eating.
-Explain three CBT techniques which will help bulimic clients restore their self-esteem.
-Name three different levels of overeating.
-List four CBT techniques for overeating.
-Name three concepts related to binge eating regression.
-Name three concepts related to the compulsive eating.
-Name three aspects of making changes in a client's diet.
-Name four socioeconomic factors related to bulimia nervosa. 
-Name three personality disorders are linked to bulimia nervosa.
-Name three impulsive behaviors for which women with bulimia are at a higher-than-average risk for. 
-Name four goals of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy with bulimic clients. 
-Explain the benefits of a cognitive continuum technique. Beck suggests that a cognitive continuum technique is often useful with clients displaying dichotomous thinking.
-Explain what is the focus of interpersonal therapy with a bulimic or binge eating client. 
-Explain the family treatment for bulimia nervosa was explored in this article. 
-Explain what is the focus of Phase II of treatment for a bulimic client.
-Explain some examples of behavioral techniques used with bulimic clients.
-Explain why does assessing the percentage of male athletes suffering from either anorexia or bulimia prove even more difficult than in the general population.
-Name the “six red flags” of eating disorders specific to adolescent males. 
-Explain why has group counseling with adolescent boys suffering from body image disorders proved to be so effective. 

"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."