Lori Phelps, PsyD, CATC V

Summer 2016

June 6 – July 31, 2016

Summer 2016 course website and syllabus will be available for full access on Monday, June 6, by noon.
In the meantime, you may order the texts and download the syllabi below to get an idea of what will be expected in your course.

We are excited to announce Saddleback’s Occupational Skills Award. Please see the announcement below for details about this exciting opportunity!

·         HS 181 (INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW OF EATING DISORDERS) Fall 2016 (coming soon)

·         HS 184 (MEDICAL ASPECTS OF EATING DISORDERS) Fall 2016 (coming soon)


Required Texts

Handbook of Treatment for Eating Disorders. 1997. Edited by David Garner and Paul Garfinkel.



Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Comprehensive Handbook. 2002. Edited by Kelly Brownell and Christopher Fairburn.


You can buy them at the Saddleback Bookstore, or from half.com, amazon.com, gurze.com, Guilford Press

Recommended Text:

American Psychiatric Association. (2013). Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders: DSM-5 (5th ed.). Arlington, VA: Author.

Available on Google Play Books for under $20. Click here DSM-5. The DSM-5 Desk Reference is also a good buy from several online sellers.


Human Services

Occupational Skills Award – Eating Disorders

Important Notice to Students:

Great news! The Occupational Skills Award (OSA) for Eating Disorders Studies has been processed and "officially" approved by the Board of Trustees. You may petition to Admissions and Records for the OSA. Please note that the deadline to petition for awards in the Spring is March 1st, so I recommend that at the end of January check the catalog to confirm that it is listed so that you can petition for the OSA. Here are the steps to take to petition for the OSA:

·        Go to MySite

·        Click the Student Services tab

·        Click the Admissions, Records, and Enrollment Services

·        In the "Petitions/Appeals" section, click the Petition for Certificate of Achievement or Occupational Skills Award and follow the instructions


This award requires the completion of the Eating Disorders courses: HS 181-Introduction to Eating Disorders; HS 184 – Medical Aspects of Eating Disorders, and; HS 185 – The Background and Treatment of Eating Disorders.


If you have questions, contact Dr. Lori Phelps at loriphelps@sbcglobal.net.

There is NO on-campus orientation for these courses. All coursework and examinations are ONLINE.
All orientation information is available via the links below and also on the course website.


Main Saddleback College Website

Human Services Department

Blackboard Information and Tutorial Video Clips

Blackboard Student Support Center

Link to Blackboard


ACCBC is an affiliate of the

California Association for Alcohol/Drug Educators