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Group Counseling Plan: Eating Disorder

Describe the program(s) identified and any empirical support presented for the efficacy of the group program.

Determine if you would use the information in the development of our group counseling units, and describe how you may adapt them to fit your school environment.

Include the URLs of the web sites you describe so that other learns can view them.

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As you describe the program identified and any empirical support presented for the efficacy of the group program, I propose a program to help teens who are struggling with eating disorders. Based on social learning theories, teens are succumbing to pressure from the media to ensure that they radiate a perfect, idealized physical appearance. These pressures are unrealistic and harmful to teens.

Research reiterates the severity of eating disorders among teens since they "frequently appear during the teen years or young adulthood but may also develop during childhood or later in life. Common eating disorders include anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, and binge-eating disorder" ...

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A group counseling plan for eating disorders is proposed with research to validate.

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