iaedp™ Kansas City Chapter is an affiliate of the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp™ ). Established in 1985, iaedp™ is today well recognized for its excellence in providing first-quality education and high-level training standards to an international multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions, who treat the full spectrum of eating disorder problems.
The Kansas City Chapter drives this mission on a local level- connecting members with peer support, resources, and continuing education.
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.
KC Chapter Mission
The iaedp™ , Kansas City Chapter, as an affiliate of the iaedp™ Foundation, will provide eating disorder educational programs, information, discussion forums, networking, regional and state clinical team building, and other services to enhance the experience of its members in accordance with the iaedp™ Foundation mission. It is through the furtherance of this common purpose chapters will promote effective cooperation and collaboration among members, building a well-informed membership and providing for membership promotion and retention in the best interest of the Chapter and the iaedp™ Foundation.