Castlewood Eating Disorder Treatment Center Blog

Category Archives: Conferences

Year in Review-2012

2012 was a year of continued growth and success for Castlewood Treatment Centers.  We have maintained the excellence in services we provide while at the same time expanding our properties. Opened a Day Treatment House on the campus of Castlewood II that sleeps 8 clients at no charge. Moved into a brand new, larger building for our Intensive Outpatient Program – the Eating Disorder Center of Missouri Established a comprehensive monitoring program for clients after discharge for up to six months with our new alumni coordinator, Nancy Finefield, MA. New exclusive alumni website to cater to our alumni community by…

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Nosh and Network- Kansas City- Great Turnout

On Friday November 2, 2012 Castlewood Treatment Center together with the American Counseling Association of Missouri- Kansas City Chapter hosted a Nosh and Network Conference. The workshop was held at the Overland Park Convention Center and was attended by over 60 professionals including therapists, social workers, counselors, and psychologists. Castlewood provided the featured speakers Ms. Katie Thompson, LPC, NCC and Ms. Erin McGinty, MS, LPC. The conference presenters discussed the comprehensive treatment of Binge Eating Disorder and Anxiety Disorders, with a focus on practical application and interventions. The workshop was a huge success with attendees receiving 3.5 CEU’s and a delicious…

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Patricia Crittenden Conference A Success

In October, Castlewood hosted a three day conference with featured speaker  Patricia Crittenden, Ph.D – attachment theory researcher  The conference was attended by clinicians from St. Louis and across the US as well as Castlewood staff. Dr. Crittenden spoke regarding the various stages of attachment development and how clinicians can help facilitate a healthy attachment within their clients. Castlewood is dedicated to providing quality continuing education for clincians to further the development of a strong therapeutic community. Participants were pleased with the content and quality of the conference. One participant shared this on her evaluation:  “I was extremely impressed with Lisa/marketing, registration,…

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Nosh and Network- Nashville, TN

Castlewood is launching a thirteen month regional lecture tour beginning in July in Nashville and ending in Indianapolis. Two different therapists will travel to each city to speak on their particular expertise in the eating disorder field. The series covers thirteen cities and takes place on a Wednesday morning of each month.  We are excited to reach out to other Midwestern markets and hope to build upon our current network of professionals and clients. The Nosh and Network events begin with a hot breakfast buffet which will be served from 7:30am to 8:30 am.  The morning will continue with lectures…

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Laura Wood to Host Drama Therapy Conference

The 2012 Central Region Conference sponsored by the National Association for Drama Therapy is May 18th through the 20th at Castlewood Treatment Center conference center. The conference is titled; Central Stage: Celebrating the Growth, Connection and Development of Central Region Drama Therapists.  Castlewood therapist, Laura Wood, MA, LPC, RDT, CCLS is a board member and hosting this event.  “Stepping into the role of NADT board member has been a dream of mine for years, “said Laura. Topics of the conference include drama therapy and the limbic system, drama therapy and grief and loss, playback theater, drama therapy in education, drama…

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IAEDP Symposium 2012

The International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals will host its Annual Symposium March 22-25, 2012 in Charleston, SC. Castlewood Treatment Center is proud to support IAEDP and will be exhibiting at the conference. Deanna James, LPC- Intake and Marketing Director, and Nancy Albus, LPC- Executive Director will be representing Castlewood this year by attending and exhibiting at the Castlewood booth. Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who…

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