Understanding Eating Disorders

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Are you interested in learning more about eating disorders? Already work in the field? Keen to help others? Then this is the course for you. It covers types of eating disorders, how they are diagnosed, by gender and age, and exploring the causes of eating disorders: psychological, biological and social. This course is ideal if you want to work in a field helping those that suffer from eating disorders or are responsible for care of vulnerable groups.

After studying this course, students will be able to: have an understanding of Eating Disorders, understand possible causes, have Knowledge of the different treatments available, list sources of help and advice in a range of situations, have a cl…

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Are you interested in learning more about eating disorders? Already work in the field? Keen to help others? Then this is the course for you. It covers types of eating disorders, how they are diagnosed, by gender and age, and exploring the causes of eating disorders: psychological, biological and social. This course is ideal if you want to work in a field helping those that suffer from eating disorders or are responsible for care of vulnerable groups.

After studying this course, students will be able to: have an understanding of Eating Disorders, understand possible causes, have Knowledge of the different treatments available, list sources of help and advice in a range of situations, have a clear understanding of how to work with these complex conditions. Whether you are looking for a career helping people with Eating Disorders or simply study more in-depth information about this subject this could be the course for you.

At UK Open Learning we pride ourselves on our friendly and supportive tutors. Your tutor support will start as soon as you receive your course and will be valid for 12 months. All our tutors are highly qualified with extensive experience in supporting distance learning students. You contact your tutor via email and they are responsible for marking assignments answering your questions and guiding you through the course to ensure you are ready for your examinations.

No prior knowledge is required. A keen interest in the subject is all that is required.

We recommend you spend approximately 110 hours of your time studying for the NCFE Level 2 Understanding Eating Disorders Award. The pace of study is completely up to you. To give an example, if you dedicate 2 hours a week to the course it would take you a year to complete but if you could spare 4 hours a week you could complete it in six months.

Unit 1 - Types of Eating Disorders. Unit 2 – Classifications. Unit 3 – Diagnosis. Unit 4 – Complications. Unit 5 - Who is affected?. Unit 6 - Causes of Eating Disorders. Unit 7 - Treatment options. Unit 8 - Information for Friends and Family. Unit 9 – Research.

This course is marked through a process of continuous assessment guided by your tutor. This means that your qualification will be awarded according to your performance on assessments rather than by taking an exam.

NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.

Students are assessed through a series of tutor marked assignments based on their application of the course content there is no final exam.  The assignments take the form of a series of structured questions. There is no word count for these assignments, however you have to prove to your tutor that you have fully understood the questions asked.

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