16th Annual Eating Recovery Conference on Eating Disorders and Pathlight Conference on Mental Health

August 21 - 23, 2024

Our can’t-miss virtual event is packed with topics vital to mental health clinicians in 2024.

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Why Attend

Explore an advanced curriculum built on the collective strength of past conferences and specially designed to help you identify and navigate future challenges. Learn how data and research are creating new pathways forward for eating disorders and mental health treatment.

Discover best practices you can integrate into patient care immediately.

Build your confidence and competence in treating complex cases and helping your patients reach their recovery goals.

Embrace unique perspectives from a diverse group of providers representing multiple backgrounds, cultures, and lived experiences.

Engage in an interactive experience that will open your mind and benefit your patients.

Partner with experts in the academic and treatment arenas to move the field forward.

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Why Virtual

Create a personalized learning experience. Choose from one or both conferences. Watch live or on-demand.

Get answers to your questions. Attend a Clinical Consultation, where you can meet with our experts, ask questions about clinical care, or explore challenging cases.

Speak your mind. Interact through live chats and Q&A sessions.

Build your community. Engage with respected, trusted mental health colleagues from across the country.

Save time and money. Enjoy simplified credentialing. Save on accommodations, meals and travel.

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Expand Your Expertise

Stay ahead of evolving trends in eating disorders and mood and anxiety disorders. Attend the premier educational conference for mental health professionals.

Our can’t-miss virtual event is packed with topics vital to mental health clinicians in 2024. Join us and:

  • Interact with experts who will examine the latest advances in treatment
  • Foster meaningful connections and build your community
  • Explore diverse perspectives and engage in provocative discussions designed to move the field of mental health forward

Let’s Shape The Future Together

We believe that the biggest breakthroughs in mental health and eating disorders care come from provocative academic conversations about the most challenging issues. That’s why we encourage you to be an active participant in the conference. Speak your mind, challenge your assumptions, and help us chart a vibrant path forward together.

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Who Attends

More than 1,000 of your colleagues attend the Eating Disorders and Mental Health Conference each year. You’ll interact with:

Psychiatrists

You play a crucial role in assessing, diagnosing and treating eating disorders and co-occurring mood and anxiety disorders. You continually seek new ways to collaborate with your peers and help your patients through enhanced medication management and improved therapies.

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Mental Health Therapists

You stay up-to-date on the latest treatment modalities, including DBT, CBT, ACT, ERP, FBT and EFFT. You’re driven by a passion for providing a safe and confidential environment where your clients and their families can find lasting healing from eating disorders, mood and anxiety disorders.

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Dietitians

You’re dedicated to helping people with eating disorders develop healthier relationships with food. You seek the latest guidance on meal planning, delivering personalized guidance and driving positive behavior change.

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Nurses

You help build trust with patients and provide ongoing support as they navigate different levels of care. You’re on the lookout for ways to educate your patients and help them overcome ambivalence as they continue their journey toward healing from eating disorders or mood and anxiety disorders.

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Educators

You’re often the first to notice signs of eating disorders or mood and anxiety disorders in your students. You seek ways to detect problems earlier so you can help educate your students, get them the help they need, and reduce the stigma surrounding mental health conditions.

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College athletic departments

You understand the unique pressures to perform that student athletes face. You’re always striving to enhance your knowledge of eating disorders and mood and anxiety disorders so you can encourage athletes to seek help.

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Advocacy and nonprofit organizations

You play a vital role in building communities that raise awareness and inspire change. You’re constantly seeking updated information about eating disorders and mood and anxiety disorders so you can advocate and educate for the populations you serve.

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Hear From Past Attendees

"This was wonderful, the format was great and really engaging. You could see the passion, but it was also well grounded in research/literature and very professional in delivery and advice."

Nicole B.

"Great presentation!! So encouraging and gives me hope for my complex patients--what great work these providers have done and still are doing!! Would be great to collaborate with them more."

Kristyn S.

"I have enjoyed the opportunity to learn and increase my professional growth through this conference. Thank you for providing a platform of higher-learning for all specialty providers to assess and treat our patients with refreshing and updated scientific-based evidence."

Michelle V.

"ERC continues to provide thoughtful, timely conversations about issues that are relevant in the field. I come away from these discussions invigorated and equipped to return to the office."

Amber M.

"This helped give me confidence in what I am already doing in practice. This was a great presentation. I loved seeing the multi-disciplinary team host a presentation together."

Melissa M.

"This was the absolute best online seminar I have ever attended."

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Agenda*

Don't miss valuable content from both conferences. Before checking out, preview the agendas and speakers for both conferences!

*All live sessions will be recorded and available to view until December 31, 2024

*Speakers and agenda are subject to change


 

Wednesday, August 21, 2024
  • Welcome and Introductions to Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center Conference

    8:45am - 9:00am MT

    Speakers

    • Ken Weiner, MD, CEDS, FAED

      Founding Chairman

    • Howard Weeks, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFAACAP

      Chief Medical Officer

    • Goran Dragolovic

      CEO

  • Revolutionizing Therapy: Integrating Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation into the Treatment of Refractory Depression

    9:00am- 10:30am MT

    In this presentation, presenters will thoroughly examine the complex processes involved in integrating psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy, and Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) to effectively address and treat refractory depression. Participants will learn how to identify the eligibility criteria for patients who could benefit from TMS. Presenters will explore how to incorporate TMS into treatment at higher levels of care, so the patient's treatment and programming are not disrupted. Additionally, they will discuss the benefits of integrating psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy with TMS and will apply the information presented to case studies. 

    Speakers

    • Matthew Pierson, MD

      Medical Director | ERC Pathlight Maryland

    • Colleen Pipia, LCPC

      Clinical Director

  • Live Q and A with Sonya Jayaratna, MD and Wendi Kozlowski, LPC-S

    10:30am- 11:00am MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.* This Q and A session will discuss the on demand presentation "The Hidden Struggle: Shedding Light on School Anxiety and Its Impact". Live Q and A sessions offer attendees the chance to engage with presenters and ask questions directly following the on-demand sessions. It's a valuable opportunity for real-time interaction and a deeper understanding of the content.

    Speakers

    • Sonya Jayaratna, MD

    • Wendi Kozlowski, LPC-S

      Clinical Director

  • Perfectionism and Anxiety: Addressing the Root Causes with RO DBT

    11:00am- 12:30pm MT

    Speakers

    • Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-C

      Regional Clinical Director

  • Live Q and A with Ileana Calinoiu, MD and Charles Brady, PhD, ABPP

    12:30pm- 1:00pm MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.* This Q and A session will discuss the on demand presentation "Coping with Chaos: Understanding Self-Harm and Suicidality within OCD". Live Q and A sessions offer attendees the chance to engage with presenters and ask questions directly following the on-demand sessions. It's a valuable opportunity for real-time interaction and a deeper understanding of the content.

    Speakers

    • Ileana Calinoiu, MD

      Medical Director

    • Charles Brady, PhD, ABPP

      Consultant for Mood & Anxiety Program

  • TBD

    1:00pm- 2:30pm MT

  • Case Consult with Matthew Pierson, MD and Colleen Pipa, LCPC

    2:30pm- 3:00pm MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.*  During case consultations, participants have the opportunity to seek guidance and clarification on complex cases they may encounter. This forum allows you to come with questions and receive expert insights and suggestions to navigate challenging scenarios. If you missed the live session, "Revolutionizing Therapy: Integrating Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation into the Treatment of Refractory Depression" will be available on demand 3 hours after the live session. 

    Speakers

    • Matthew Pierson, MD

      Medical Director | ERC Pathlight Maryland

    • Colleen Pipia, LCPC

      Clinical Director

Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • Welcome and Introductions to Pathlight Mood and Anxiety Center Conference

    8:15am- 8:30am MT

    Speakers

    • Ken Weiner, MD, CEDS, FAED

      Founding Chairman

    • Howard Weeks, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFAACAP

      Chief Medical Officer

    • Goran Dragolovic

      CEO

  • Weed and Wellbeing: Navigating the Effects of Marijuana on Mood and Anxiety

    8:30am- 10:00am MT

    Speakers

    • Leah Young, LCPC

      Clinical Manager

    • Timothy Saeed, MD

  • Case Consult with Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-C

    10:00am- 10:30am MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.*  During case consultations, participants have the opportunity to seek guidance and clarification on complex cases they may encounter. This forum allows you to come with questions and receive expert insights and suggestions to navigate challenging scenarios. If you missed the live session, "Perfectionism and Anxiety: Addressing the Root Causes with RO DBT " will be available on demand 3 hours after the live session. 

    Speakers

    • Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-C

      Regional Clinical Director

  • A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Trauma Responses at Higher Levels of Care

    10:30am- 12:00pm MT

    Speakers

    • Craig Johnson, PhD, CEDS, FAED

      Senior Clinical Advisor

    • Douglas W. Bunnell, PhD, FAED, CEDS-S

      Clinical Advisor

    • Elizabeth Easton, PsyD, CEDS

      Director of Psychotherapy

    • Anne Marie O'Melia, MS, MD, FAAP, CEDS-S

      Chief Clinical and Quality Officer

Thursday, August 22, 2024
  • Welcome and Introductions to Eating Recovery Conference

    12:45pm- 1:00pm MT

    Speakers

    • Ken Weiner, MD, CEDS, FAED

      Founding Chairman

    • Howard Weeks, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFAACAP

      Chief Medical Officer

    • Goran Dragolovic

      CEO

  • The Weight of Influence: Exploring the Psychological Impact of Pharmacological Weight Loss Messaging in the Black Community

    1:00pm- 2:30pm MT

    Speakers

    • Charlynn Small, Ph.D., LCP, CEDS-C

      Assistant Director of Health Promotion

    • Erikka Daniene Taylor, MD, MPH, DFAACAP

  • Case Consult with Anne Marie OMelia, MS, MD, FAAP, CEDS-S, Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S, and Adee Levinstein, MS, RD, LD,CEDS-C

    2:30pm- 3:00pm MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.*  During case consultations, participants have the opportunity to seek guidance and clarification on complex cases they may encounter. This forum allows you to come with questions and receive expert insights and suggestions to navigate challenging scenarios. If you missed the live session, "A Comprehensive Approach to Addressing Trauma Responses at Higher Levels of Care" will be available on demand 3 hours after the live session. 

    Speakers

    • Anne Marie O'Melia, MS, MD, FAAP, CEDS-S

      Chief Clinical and Quality Officer

    • Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S

      Regional Medical Director

    • Adee Levinstein, MS, RD, LD, CEDS-C

      Clinical Dietitian Training Specialist

  • Unraveling Clinical Implications: Understanding BED in the Context of GLP-1 Therapy and Bariatric Interventions

    3:00pm- 4:30pm MT

    Speakers

    • Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S, DFAPA

      Regional Medical Director

    • Steven F. Crawford, MD

      Regional Medical Director

    • Leah Graves, RDN, LDN, hon CEDRD-S, FAED

Friday, August 23, 2024
  • Welcome and Introductions to Eating Recovery Conference

    8:45am- 9:00am MT

    Speakers

    • Howard Weeks, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFAACAP

      Chief Medical Officer

    • Ken Weiner, MD, CEDS, FAED

      Founding Chairman

    • Goran Dragolovic

      CEO

  • Addressing Medical Challenges in Eating Disorder Treatment: Applying New Medical Research to Practice

    9:00am- 10:30am MT

    Speakers

    • Anna Tanner, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, CEDS-S

    • Philip S. Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS

      Founder & Executive Medical Director, ACUTE Center at Denver Health Chief Science Officer, Eating Recovery Center Glassman Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

  • Live Q and A Kalia Peak- Rishel, LMFT, LCSW, CEDS-S

    10:30am- 11:00am MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.* This Q and A session will discuss the on demand presentation "Special Considerations for Treating Eating Disorders in the Virtual Space – working with Neurodiverse Brains". Live Q and A sessions offer attendees the chance to engage with presenters and ask questions directly following the on-demand sessions. It's a valuable opportunity for real-time interaction and a deeper understanding of the content.

    Speakers

    • Kaila Peak-Rishel, LCSW, LMFT, CEDS-S

      Clinical Director of At Home Programming for Child and Adolescents & BEDs At Home Programming

  • Ethical Implications in Eating Disorders Care: Striving for Justice in Treatment

    11:00am- 12:30pm MT

    Speakers

    • Patricia Westmoreland, MD

    • Maryrose Bauschka, MD

      Psychiatrist

    • Allison Nitsch, MD, FACP, CEDS

      Medical Director | ACUTE

  • Case Consult with Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, DFAPA, CEDS-S and Steven Crawford, MD

    12:30pm- 1:00pm MT

    *This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.*  During case consultations, participants have the opportunity to seek guidance and clarification on complex cases they may encounter. This forum allows you to come with questions and receive expert insights and suggestions to navigate challenging scenarios. If you missed the live session, "Unraveling Clinical Implications: Understanding BED in the Context of GLP-1 Therapy and Bariatric Interventions" will be available on demand 3 hours after the live session. 

    Speakers

    • Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S, DFAPA

      Regional Medical Director

    • Steven F. Crawford, MD

      Regional Medical Director

  • Empowering Exercise: Navigating Movement in Eating Disorder Treatment

    1:00pm- 2:30pm MT

    Speakers

    • Anne Marie O'Melia, MS, MD, FAAP, CEDS-S

      Chief Clinical and Quality Officer

    • Adee Levinstein, MS, RD, LD, CEDS-C

      Clinical Dietitian Training Specialist

    • Rachele M. McCarthey, MD

Pathlight On Demand Courses
  • The Hidden Struggle: Shedding Light on School Anxiety and Its Impact

    Speakers

    • Sonya Jayaratna, MD

    • Wendi Kozlowski, LPC-S

      Clinical Director

  • Beyond the Screen: Innovations in Mobile App and Virtual Care to Improve Treatment Engagement

    Speakers

    • Casey Tallent, PhD

      Director of Telehealth Development

    • Jenna Tregarthen

  • Diversity Considerations for Family Treatment: Neurodiversity, Cultural and Racial Diversity

    Speakers

    • Corina Ratz, MA, LCPC

      Clinical Manager

  • Coping with Chaos: Understanding Self-Harm and Suicidality within OCD

    Speakers

    • Charles Brady, PhD, ABPP

      Consultant for Mood & Anxiety Program

    • Ileana Calinoiu, MD

      Medical Director

  • Championing Mental Well-being: Leveraging Identity and Values to Enhance Treatment Outcomes in Athletes

    Speakers

    • Kim Anderson, PhD, CEDS

      Executive Director

    • Leslee Marcom, PhD, CEDS-C

      Regional Clinical Director

ERC Conference On Demand Courses
  • Bite, Sip, Swallow: The Transition from Complete Restriction to Completion

    Speakers

    • Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S

      Regional Medical Director

    • Kathryn Johnson, MA, RD/LD, CEDRD-C

      Nutrition Director

    • Kayla Boyer, MCN, RD, LD, CEDS

      Nutrition Manager

  • Special Considerations for Treating Eating Disorders in the Virtual Space – working with Neurodiverse Brains

    Speakers

    • Kaila Peak-Rishel, LCSW, LMFT, CEDS-S

      Clinical Director of At Home Programming for Child and Adolescents & BEDs At Home Programming

    • Brittnee Smith, MS, LPC, NCC, CEDS-C

  • Embracing Your Reflection: Effective Strategies for Treating Body Image Concerns

    Speakers

    • Kris Ramos, MSW, LCSW, CEDS

      Clinical Director

    • Natalie Goodwin, PhD

      Regional Clinical Director

  • A More Flexible Approach to Nutrition Interventions: Navigating Allergies and Vegan Meal Plans

    Speakers

    • Jessica Barth-Nesbitt, MA, RD, LD, CD, CEDS-C

      Regional Nutrition Director

    • Jennifer Vittitow, RD, LD, CEDS-C

      Regional Nutrition Director

    • Kelsey Estry, MS, RD, LDN

      Regional Nutrition Director

  • Targeted Treatments for ARFID Subtypes: Overcoming Fear, fostering tolerance, and finding motivation

    Speakers

    • Michelle Jones, Ph.D

      Clinical Manager

    • Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS

      Senior Medical Advisor

    • Caitlin Royster, RD, LDN

      Nutrition Director

Case Consults

*This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.* 

During case consultations, participants have the opportunity to seek guidance and clarification on complex cases they may encounter. This forum allows you to come with questions and receive expert insights and suggestions to navigate challenging scenarios.

Live Q and A

*This is not eligible for CE credit and limited capacity is available.*

Live Q and A sessions offer attendees the chance to engage with presenters and ask questions directly following the on-demand sessions. It's a valuable opportunity for real-time interaction and a deeper understanding of the

Meet our speakers and storytellers

Our presenters are professionals just like you. They’re passionate about helping people with eating disorders and mood and anxiety disorders, and they’re driven by their personal stories. Learn more about our speakers and discover the “why” behind what they do.

Goran Dragolovic 

CEO

Elizabeth Wassenaar, MS, MD, CEDS-S, DFAPA (she/her)

Regional Medical Director

Ileana Calinoiu, MD (she/her)

Medical Director

Allison Nitsch, MD, FACP, CEDS (she/her)

Medical Director | ACUTE

Maryrose Bauschka, MD (she/her)

Psychiatrist

Ellen Astrachan-Fletcher, PhD, FAED, CEDS-C (she/her/hers)

Regional Clinical Director

Anne Marie O'Melia, MS, MD, FAAP, CEDS-S  (she/her)

Chief Clinical and Quality Officer

Charles Brady, PhD, ABPP (he/him/his)

Consultant for Mood & Anxiety Program

Matthew Pierson, MD 

Medical Director | ERC Pathlight Maryland

Leah Young, LCPC (she/her/hers)

Clinical Manager

Sonya Jayaratna, MD (she/her)

Ken Weiner, MD, CEDS, FAED (he/him)

Founding Chairman

Howard Weeks, MD, MBA, DFAPA, DFAACAP (he/him)

Chief Medical Officer

Kim Anderson, PhD, CEDS (she/her)

Executive Director

Casey Tallent, PhD (she/her/hers)

Director of Telehealth Development

Alyssa Lucker, DO (she/her)

Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist

Craig Johnson, PhD, CEDS, FAED 

Senior Clinical Advisor

Douglas W. Bunnell, PhD, FAED, CEDS-S 

Clinical Advisor

Elizabeth Easton, PsyD, CEDS (she/her)

Director of Psychotherapy

Corina Ratz, MA, LCPC (she/her/hers)

Clinical Manager

Aimee Keith, PsyD 

Clinical Manager

Emily Hochstetler, MD 

Charlynn Small, Ph.D., LCP, CEDS-C  (she/her/hers)

Assistant Director of Health Promotion

Anna Tanner, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, CEDS-S (she/her)

Kelsey Estry, MS, RD, LDN 

Regional Nutrition Director

Steven F. Crawford, MD (he/him)

Regional Medical Director

Adee Levinstein, MS, RD, LD, CEDS-C (she/her/hers)

Clinical Dietitian Training Specialist

Michelle Jones, Ph.D (she/her/hers)

Clinical Manager

Ovidio Bermudez, MD, FAAP, FSAHM, FAED, F.iaedp, CEDS (he/his/him)

Senior Medical Advisor

Stephanie Setliff, MD, CEDS-S (she/her/hers)

Regional Medical Director

Kathryn Johnson, MA, RD/LD, CEDRD-C (she/her/hers)

Nutrition Director

Kaila Peak-Rishel, LCSW, LMFT, CEDS-S (she/her/hers)

Clinical Director of At Home Programming for Child and Adolescents & BEDs At Home Programming

Brittnee Smith, MS, LPC, NCC, CEDS-C (she/her)

Leslee Marcom, PhD, CEDS-C (she/her)

Regional Clinical Director

Jennifer Vittitow, RD, LD, CEDS-C (she/her)

Regional Nutrition Director

Colleen Pipia, LCPC (she/her/hers)

Clinical Director

Kris Ramos, MSW, LCSW, CEDS (she/they)

Clinical Director

Natalie Goodwin, PhD (she/her)

Regional Clinical Director

Jenna Tregarthen (she/her)

Jessica Barth-Nesbitt, MA, RD, LD, CD, CEDS-C (she/her/hers)

Regional Nutrition Director

Erikka Daniene Taylor, MD, MPH, DFAACAP (she/her)

Kayla Boyer, MCN, RD, LD, CEDS (she/her)

Nutrition Manager

Timothy Saeed, MD (he/him)

Leah Graves, RDN, LDN, hon CEDRD-S, FAED 

Rachele M. McCarthey, MD 

Patricia Westmoreland, MD 

Caitlin Royster, RD, LDN 

Nutrition Director

Philip S. Mehler, MD, FACP, FAED, CEDS (he/him)

Founder & Executive Medical Director, ACUTE Center at Denver Health Chief Science Officer, Eating Recovery Center Glassman Professor of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine

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How to Attend

  • Join from wherever. Interact with all presentations from the comfort of your home or office.
  • Make tight connections. Attend networking and breakout sessions and collaborate with your peers.
  • Bring your curiosity. Participate in the robust Q&A for all virtual sessions.
  • Never miss an insight. Join in the live sessions. Need to take a short break during a session? No problem. You can watch replays at your convenience and still earn up to 30.0 CE/CME/CNE credits.
  • Get on-demand access to all sessions immediately following the conference. Access the on-demand replays through Dec. 31, 2024.

Nonprofits

Nonprofits play a vital role in creating a robust community of care for providers and their patients. This year, several nonprofit partners will present on beneficial resources beyond treatment, with sessions that deliver valuable content for organizations that enhance the way we approach, treat and discuss mental health.

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Continuing Education FAQ

  • Do I receive continuing education credits for attending?

    Yes! We are proud to offer continuing education credits for counselors, psychologists, nurses, physicians, social workers and dietitians. Our national accreditations can qualify as credits for other mental health licensures as well. Please check with your licensing body to determine if our accreditations are accepted for your continuing education needs. You can earn up to 15.0 CE/CME/CNE credit hours per conference. Continuing education credits for the Eating Recovery Pathlight Foundation (ERPF) conferences are sponsored by Eating Recovery Center, LLC. 

  • What type of CE credits are available?

    In support of improving patient care, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

    As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Eating Recovery Center and Pathlight Mood & Anxiety Center 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. Regulatory boards are the final authority on courses accepted for continuing education credit. Social workers completing this course receive clinical continuing education credits. 

    Eating Recovery Center, LLC is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR credentialed practitioners will receive continuing professional education units (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

    Eating Recovery Center is approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6815. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Eating Recovery Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

    Eating Recovery Center, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Eating Recovery Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 

    Eating Recovery Center LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Psychology as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychologists #PSY-0232.

    Eating Recovery Center, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0756

    Eating Recovery Center, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0280.

  • How do I access my CE portal?

    We encourage all attendees to register for our CE portal prior to the conference. Please use the self sign up link and code below to create an account. During the start of conference, courses will appear in your dashboard.

    You can register now using this link and the code ERCP2024.

    CE hours for each session are noted on the conference agenda. To earn credit for each session, you will be required to attend at least 90% of the session, pass a post-test with a score of at least 75%, complete an evaluation, and attest to your attendance and identity. To complete your continuing education requirements and download your certificate, you will need to register for our continuing education portal. 

    For instructions on navigating the CE portal and the CE process please click here.

  • I tried to log in to the CE portal but my link is no longer valid. How do I access the portal?

    There are two links to access the CE portal. If you have previously accessed the portal and set up an account after attending one of our CE events, you can gain access using the login link. If you have not previously registered for the portal, you will use the registration link (code: ERCP2024). If you receive a message stating that the registration code is no longer valid, you may already have an account with us. Please try to log in using the email and password you created previously. If you cannot remember your password, please email [email protected].  

  • What do I do if the portal does not recognize my username or password? 

    Please check that you are entering your email address and password correctly and that you are using the email address that you used to register for the conference. If you are still having difficulty, please email [email protected]. We are happy to help! 

  • I did not pass the post-test. Can I still get my credits?

    Passing the post-test with a score of 75% or higher is required to earn CE credit for each session. Good news: You can retake the test to get a passing score. By clicking the results button in the CE portal, you can review your answers to see which questions you have answered incorrectly.

  • Where do I find my CE certificates?

    Your CE certificates will be available for download under the achievements tab in the CE portal. When you have completed the CE requirements, you will see a green progress circle that says 100%. You can click on achievements and download your certificate to your device.

  • I am logged into the CE portal but it will not let me complete all of the requirements. How do I get help?

    We find that Chrome works best with our portal. If you have tried switching browsers and are still experiencing difficulty, please check that you have successfully completed each requirement before moving on to the next. Have you passed the post-test? Have you answered all of the questions in the evaluation? Did you sign the attestation? Of course, there may be an issue with the system that is preventing you from completing the requirements. If you have tried to troubleshoot and still cannot get through, please email [email protected]. We are happy to help!  

  • How can I reset my password? 

     Please email [email protected]. We are happy to help!

  • I watched the conference with a group. Can we all earn CE credits?

    Only individuals who have registered for the conference will be able to earn CE credits. If members of your group are registered for the conference, they will be able to access the CE portal and complete the requirements to earn credit. If you plan to watch the conference as a group, please contact [email protected] so we can set up the attendance record for your group. 

  • I want to watch the presentation again before completing my CE requirements. Can I do that?

    Yes! You can watch the recordings as many times as you’d like.  The sessions will remain active until December 31, 2024.

  • How long do I have to complete the CE requirements and earn my certificate for the conference?

    Conference presentations and CE materials will be available until December 31, 2024.

On-Demand Session FAQ

  • How do I enter an On-Demand Session?

    To view an On-Demand session, click on the session and enter your email address.  If you receive a message that “Login Failed,” check to make sure that you are using the email address you provided when you registered.

  • I am in the session.  Can I adjust my view of the Presentation Console?

    Yes, you may adjust your view of the Presentation Console by adjusting both the media window (where the speaker(s) will be shown) and the slide window (where the PowerPoint slides will be shown. You can do this by clicking and dragging the right-side of the windows.  You may also view either of these windows “full screen” by clicking on the small box in the upper right-hand corner of the window.  To return to the main viewing console from full-screen mode, click the “Esc” button on your keyboard.

  • Can I download the PowerPoint Slides?

    Yes, the PowerPoint slides are available for download. You may also access the session as often as you would like to do on-demand through Dec. 31, 2024.

Technical Support, Requirements, Recommendations and FAQ

To access the conference and all content, attendees must have access to the internet.  We recommend you use Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge. The conference web platform does not support Safari.  To ensure you can hear the presentations, check that your speakers are working and are turned up (not on mute). While the conference can be viewed on a mobile device, we recommend viewing on a full-sized or laptop computer.If you do choose to view on a mobile platform, you should use Chrome.

  • The Audience URL in the email I received doesn't work.

    Please try coping and pasting the link directly into your browser. If that does not work, please contact [email protected]. We are happy to assist.

  • Can I access the event from a different computer than the one I registered from?

    Yes, you can access the event via any computer. Be sure to use the e-mail address that you used when you registered. 

  • I am asked for a password when I try to view the event.

    If you are behind a firewall, your company may require a user ID and password in order to access the Internet, or you may have to reconfigure your proxy settings to access this event.We do not require a password to enter the conference website or to view sessions. If you are behind a firewall and you are trying to view an event that is in HTTP format, you may have to reconfigure your protocol to stream this event. Please check with your network administrator.

  • Pressing the "Launch Presentation" button doesn't do anything.

    If you have pop-up blocking software installed and it is active, it may be blocking the presentation console from opening. You may need to temporarily disable the pop-up blocking software in order to participate in the event.

  • I received a "Content not available" message.

    If you receive a message in the Media Player saying "Content not available" and are unable to access the stream, try refreshing your browser page. If this does not resolve, wait and try again later.

  • I received a message that the event is not currently available.

    You may see this message due to one of the following reasons:

    • The event has not yet been broadcasted.
      Verify the time and date of the live event to ensure the start time. The event may have only been available for live access.
    • The event you are trying to access has concluded but the on-demand version is not yet available. Please check back 3 hours after the conclusion of the original event to access the on-demand version.
    • The event may no longer be available.
  • I received an "HTTP not found" error message.

    128-bit Encryption is required for your operating system and browser.

  • Why is the sound working, but the video is freezing?

    This is usually because of network congestion. Network congestion manifests itself in different ways:

    • The sound works continuously, but the video freezes.
    • The program continually stops and rebuffers.
    • The player automatically stops, requiring you to click play again to resumeThe media player automatically stops, or it continually stops and rebuffers
  • Network congestion can occur at any time due to the following problems:
    • If you are connecting to the Internet through a slow connection, or over a congested wi-fi or cellular (mobile) network.
    • You are trying to access an event during peak Internet traffic hours.
    • If you are connecting to the Internet from a mobile device.
    • There is heavy traffic on your company network.
      • To alleviate network congestion, you may want to consider the following:
      • Upgrading to a faster connection
      • Minimize the number of applications you are running while accessing the event
      • Try accessing the event during an off-peak Internet traffic period.

    To alleviate these problems, consider reducing the number of applications you have running. If you are accessing an on-demand event, try accessing the presentation at a later time when network congestion may have lessened.

  • I can't hear anything (or the sound is very faint)

    Please make sure you have an up to date browser such as chrome or edge, that your speakers are connected, and the volume is turned on by clicking over to an alternate website (like YouTube).

    Verify that your speakers are plugged into the power outlet, turned on and up, and connected to the audio port of the computer. Your speakers or headphones must be plugged into the sound card, not into the sound out jack of the CD-ROM drive. If you still cannot hear any audio, check your system volume settings and the volume on the media player. If your system is properly set-up, then try adjusting the system volume settings:

    • Click Start, Settings, and then Control Panel.
    • Double-click on the Multimedia Icon.
    • On the audio tab, turn up the volume.
    • If it is grayed out, this is an indication that the system is not configured for sound.
  • I can access the event, but I cannot view the slides, or the slides are not flipping.

    Try refreshing the presentation by either hitting F5 on your keyboard or closing out and re-launching the presentation.

    If the event has already started, please wait a few moments. The slides are either synchronized with the event or are user-controlled and can be flipped using controls located below the slides.

  • My computer crashes when I try to access the event
    • Try clearing your browser's cache and restart the event.
  • The video is choppy

    Video may be received in a choppy format due to network congestion. Please try refreshing your browser.

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