Established in 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp) Foundation is well-recognized today for its excellence in providing the highest standards of education, training, and certification to a multidisciplinary group of professionals who treat the full spectrum of eating disorders. The mission of the New York Chapter of iaedp reflects that of the iaedp national mission. iaedp NY is focused on providing education and raising awareness, as well as the prevention and treatment of eating disorders through the establishment of the iaedp NY chapter website, monthly newsletters, members only listserv, social media, as well as offering educational presentations.
Iaedp NY provides a place for professionals in the field of eating disorders to network, exchange ideas and be educated on all things related to eating disorders. The iaedp Foundation offers a highly respected certification to receive specialized credentials, and iaedp NY assists members to complete the certification process. iaedp NY helps to promote standards of care and is dedicated to helping professionals navigate the process towards becoming a Certified Eating Disorder Specialist.
iaedp NY Mission Statement
To promote a high level of professionalism among practitioners who treat those suffering from eating disorders by promoting ethical and professional standards, offering education and training in the field, certifying those who have met prescribed requirements, promoting public and professional awareness of eating disorders and assisting in prevention efforts.
Iaedp NY is committed to excellence in the ethical practice of those professionals who treat eating disorders. Given the psychological, behavioral, social, cultural, medical, biological, familial, and legal complexities of eating disorders, iaedp strives to ensure all members have the appropriate training and competencies to function with the highest level of integrity in all interactions with clients, families, colleagues, ancillary professionals, and the general community. iaedp expects that members will act in accordance with their respective disciplines and/or the APA code of ethics. Ethical concerns brought to the attention of iaedp are reviewed by the Ethics Committee whose recommendations are submitted to the Board of Directors for resolution.