Occupational Skills Award
The Eating Disorders Studies (EDS) Occupational Skills Award offers three primary, nationally recognized eatingdisorders courses that are considered fundamental to the attainment of requisite knowledge and skills in the treatment of eating disorders. Students will gain the knowledge, training, and skills needed to identify, assess, and refer affected individuals to appropriate treatment. Upon successful completion of the Eating Disorders Studies Occupational Skills Award, students will qualify to apply for certificates or credentials offered by the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals and/or other certifying organizations such as the California Association for Alcohol and Drug Educators (CAADE) and the Breining Institute. The Eating Disorders Studies (EDS) Occupational Skills Award is a complement to any or all of the four Human Services certificates (Alcohol and Drug Studies, Generalist, Community- Based Corrections, and the Mental Health Worker). There are no prerequisites for these courses.
Careers associated with this program have a salary range from $32,000 to over $208,000 with an average salary of $91,000.