University of Richmond

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) culminating Training Seminar of the Year

Thursday, April 29, 10am-11am

A special presentation on Eating Disorders in College Women: Conversations with University Counseling Center ProfessionalsCasey Tallent, PhD, Mazella Fuller, PhD, MSW, & Charlynn Small, PhD.

If your schedule allows, please join us for their talk, followed by a question and answer session.

Zoom link for the presentation:  https://urichmond.zoom.us/j/5746286821

Presenter Bios:

Casey N. Tallent, Ph.D. is the Director of Collegiate & Telebehavioral Health Initiatives for Eating Recovery Center and its partner programs. Dr. Tallent co-founded ERC’s virtual IOP program in 2017 and has been instrumental in expanding those services nationwide while also developing ERC’s Virtual PHP program in response to the current pandemic. In addition to her virtual work, Dr. Tallent conducts trainings for universities and schools across the nation on improving eating disorders treatment services on campus. She has helped many colleges and school districts establish eating disorders treatment teams, guidelines, and response plans. Dr. Tallent is the co-founder of the Nebraska Eating Disorders Network, a non-profit organization focused on providing eating disorders resources to professionals, clients, and families in Nebraska. Before joining Eating Recovery Center, Dr. Tallent was a staff psychologist and Eating Disorders Treatment Team Coordinator at University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s Counseling and Psychological Services. During her tenure at University of Nebraska, she provided counseling to students, coordinated the university’s multidisciplinary eating disorders treatment team, advised student groups, and served as faculty in the graduate counseling psychology program. Dr. Tallent received her BA and master’s in counseling from University of Missouri-Kansas City, and her PhD in Counseling Psychology from University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Dr. Fuller has an extensive background in dismantling systems of oppression, supervision, training and curriculum development. She is a Clinical Associate on the staff of Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for Duke University. Dr. Fuller graduated from Smith College for Social Work in Northampton, MA and completed her clinical training at the University of Massachusetts – Amherst.  She is an integrative health coach, a certified member and Approved Supervisor (CEDS-S) of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp™) and completed the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program through Duke Integrative Medicine/Duke University Medical Center. She is the co-editor of “Treating Black Women with Eating Disorders: A Clinician’s Guide.” She is the founding Co-Chair of the African American Eating Disorders Professionals (AAEDP) Committee of iaedp and is a member of the Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD) Advisory Board. She is a co-founder of the Institute for Antiracism and Equity in Mental Health.

Dr. Small is a licensed clinical psychologist and Assistant Director for Health Promotion at the University of Richmond’s Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) in Virginia. She received her PhD from Howard University’s School of Education. She is a frequent speaker at national and international conferences and advocates for the awareness of eating disorders affecting Black women, persons of color, and other underrepresented groups. Dr. Small is a member of the board of directors of the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals Foundation (iaedp™), a certified member and Approved Supervisor (CEDS-S) of iaedp™, the founding co-chair of the Foundation’s African-American Eating Disorders Professionals (AAEDP) Committee, and served on the advisory board for the National Association of Anorexia Nervosa and Associated Disorders (ANAD). Dr. Small is the co-editor of Treating Black Women With Eating Disorders: A Clinician’s Guide. She is a co-founder of the Institute for Antiracism and Equity in Mental Health.

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