Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (CHES)

Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (CHES)

This product is only for CHES practitioners.

This book and course are first of their kind to cover avoidant restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID), which describes children and adults who cannot meet their nutritional needs, typically because of sensory sensitivity, fear of adverse consequences or apparent lack of interest in eating or food. The authors outline the cognitive-behavioral treatment for patients across all age groups, supported by real-life examples and tools to allow clinicians to apply this need new treatment.

This comprehensive course offers patient-centered nutrition-focused assessment and CBT guidelines for the nutrition practitioner or eating disorder counselor working in any collaborative, interdisciplinary care setting.

11 Hour Program I.D. #114228_CBTFAFD   11 Total Hours / 7 MCHES Hours

Dr. Jennifer Thomas, PhD, and Dr. Kamryn Eddy, MD
Course Expiration Date: Dec-01-2026
Course Performance Indicators: 4.1.1, 8.1.1, 9.6.1, 10.2.5
Product Name

Book Only (2740)

Regular price $49.00 $49.00

11 CE Online Test (2741CHES)

Regular price $121.00

11 CE Book & Online Test (2742CHES)

Regular price $165.00

Book Details

Author Dr. Jennifer Thomas, PhD, and Dr. Kamryn Eddy, MD
Year Published 2019
Edition 10th Printing of 1st Edition
Publisher Cambridge University Press
ISBN 978-1108401159
Format Paperback
Page Count 194
CDR Activity Numbers
  • 11 CE Online Test: 180145
  • 11 CE Book & Online Test: 180145

Course Objectives

CHES Competencies for 11-hour course-  7.75 hours

1.1.2 identify priority populations

2.3.4 Adopt, adapt and/or develop tailored
interventions for priority populations to achieve desired outcomes

4.1.8 Adopt or modify existing instruments for collecting data

MCHES Competencies for 11-hour course-  7 MCHES hours

2.3.3 Assess the effectiveness and alignment of existing interventions to desired outcomes

3.1.4 Establish training protocol

4.2.8 Adopt, adapt and/or develop instruments for collecting data

CPE Type: 740 Online/Web-based

Upon completion of this course, users will be able to:

  1. Describe the criteria, basic therapy plan, and goals for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder.
  2. Identify the three primary presentations
    for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder.
  3. Explain the three stages of Cognitive
    Behavioral Therapy for Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder.
  4. Discuss the Sensory-Specific Satiety, Primary Food Group Building Blocks, Five Steps, and Subjective Units of Distress scale.

Recommended For...

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN)
Dietetics Technician Registered (DTR/NDTR)
Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialists (CDCES)
Registered Nurse (RN)
Integrative & Functional Nutrition Academy Professional

Why We Chose This Book

Many practitioners work with clients with eating disorders or very picky eaters, which can be frustrating. The Avoidant and Restrictive Food Intake Disorder is a more recent diagnosis that covers an individual when a person does not meet their nutritional needs and becomes malnourished.

About the Author

Dr. Jennifer Thomas, PhD, and Dr. Kamryn Eddy, MD are co-directors of the eating disorder’s clinic and research program at Mass General Hospital, Boston, MA.