may, 2022

2022thu26may12:00 pmEating disorders and AOD use: what clinicians need to know12:00 pm WebinarArea:Online

Event Details

About the presenter:
A/Prof Sarah Maguire (Director, InsideOut Institute) is a clinical psychologist, researcher, educator, and policy maker with 20 years’ experience in the field of eating disorders. A/Prof Maguire has worked in hospital and community settings, supervised clinical teams and trainees, is a specialist clinical trainer and board approved supervisor. She was awarded her PhD in 2009, received the AH Martin Prize for outstanding doctoral student during her tenure, and completed her post-doctoral training at the University of Chicago. She is a senior advisor to NSW Ministry of Health and her institute leads the implementation of NSW Health Policy as it relates to eating disorders across the state including large scale health system reform under the NSW Service Plan for Eating Disorders 2021-2025. She sits on national level committees for health service reform including the Medicare working group for eating disorders.

At the InsideOut Institute she leads a research team with a broad research agenda, including biological, health systems, health economics, prevention, public health promotion, clinical intervention, and translational research. She is the Chief Investigator on projects totaling over $19 million in competitive research funding in the last three years, including $13 million for the National Research & Translation Centre in Eating Disorders. She has over 60 peer-reviewed publications. A/Prof Sarah Maguire and her team are passionate about changing the way treating disorders are perceived and treated within the health system and our community, driving for clinical excellence, providing policy leadership, research translation, and research that changes practice and outcomes.

By attending this webinar, attendees will learn:
How to recognise the most common eating disorder symptoms
Eating disorder interventions and how workers might deliver them
How workers may interpret those interventions in instances of co-occurring eating disorders and AOD use


(Thursday) 12:00 pm




Matilda Centre for Research in Mental Health and Substance Use