Coming Soon to the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium: Tradition Highlights Annual Symposium
PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 20, 2019
PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- When the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium officially begins in just three weeks on February 7 at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, California, opening day ceremonies will feature the traditional Presentation of the Colors, followed by the iaedp™ Chapter State Flags and International Flags, honoring the professionals who come together each year to advance learning, share groundbreaking information and engage with the world's most renowned eating disorders professionals.
This year, 19 U.S. states will be represented at the 33rd annual iaedp™ Symposium: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Kansas, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, and Washington. A record 10 countries also will be represented, including Jamaica, United Kingdom, Spain, Canada, Costa Rica, Australia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Columbia and the United States.
"The iaedp™ Chapter State Flags and iaedp™ International Flags celebrate and honor our national and international chapters that we all are so proud of," said Bonnie Harken, Managing Director of the iaedp™ Foundation.
In fact, this year's Symposium features eight sessions presented in Spanish only, addressing the latest in eating disorder treatment, causes and science – much like the other nearly 60 sessions that are in English.
The 2019 iaedp™ Symposium takes place over four days, February 7-10, and features presentations, workshops and various special events. Registration information can be found at iaedp.com.
Pre-symposium activity kicks-off on Wednesday, February 6 with the return of the popular core courses. The Symposium's opening day on Thursday, February 7 features the grand opening reception prior to start-up of the presentations and workshops that continue through Sunday, February 10.
About the iaedp™ Foundation: Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions. MemberSHARE.iaedp.com is an iaedp™ business journal and online member resource to learn about noteworthy member achievements, continuing education webinars and U.S. and international chapter activity and events; for more information, visit MemberSHARE.
The iaedp™ Foundation's Presidents Council, which provides organization support, includes: Center for Change; Center for Hope of the Sierras; Center For Discovery; Eating Recovery Center; Laureate Eating Disorders Program; McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers; The Meadows Ranch; Rogers Behavioral Health; Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders; Selah House; The Renfrew Center; Timberline Knolls; Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center; and Veritas Collaborative.
The iaedp™ Foundation proudly announces the supporting sponsors for the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium:
Bronze Sponsors: Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Centers and Pine Grove Behavioral Health
More information about all aspects of iaedp and the 2019 Symposium can be found at iaedp.com.
SOURCE The iaedp Foundation