PEKIN, Ill., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) Foundation is proud to announce three scholarship opportunities for the 2014 iaedp Symposium, taking place February 27- March 2 at the Trade Winds Island Resort on St. Pete Beach, Florida. The 28th annual Symposium will feature pre-certification courses, keynote speakers and interactive workshops.
Intended for first-time attendees or ieadp members with financial need, scholarships are awarded from November 18, 2013 through January 6, 2014. The Financial Aid Scholarships (ten awarded) cover a majority of the symposium registration fees while the Dick Wilson Scholarship Fund covers the cost of one full symposium registration, (but not additional costs, i.e. preconference sessions or travel expenses). The Christina Hartline Scholarship covers all registration fees and includes $1,000 to offset transportation and hotel expenses.
Members interested in applying for scholarships can apply and submit online. To review the application or to apply, go to http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07e68tzskzh5oanl53/a01ksho7fhknc/greeting
"We are very happy to once again offer scholarships to those members who will experience the Symposium for the first time and who needs additional support," said Bonnie Harken, Managing Director at The iaedp Foundation. "The Symposium is an incredible opportunity to learn and explore the field of eating disorder treatment and research."
The 2014 Symposium offers four days of training sessions and instructive presentations, including three keynote speakers – Kelly G. Wilson, PhD; Joan Borysenko, Ph.D.; and Carolyn Costin, MEd, MFT, CEDS. Plus, due to its extreme popularity, iaedp will once again offer its precertification courses onsite at the Symposium.
About The iaedp Foundation
Established in 1985, iaedp (http://www.iaedp.com) provides educational programs and training standards for eating disorder specialists and other medical professionals caring for those suffering from the full spectrum of disordered eating. The group offers a highly respected certification process for specializing in eating disorder treatment.
SOURCE International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp)