Worcester county Regional Coordinator Training
CPCS Mental Health Litigation Division
2 credit MHLD CLE program
for certified MHLD private attorneys
Effectively Representing Clients with Eating Disorders
Date: Thursday, September 28, 2023, 1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm
Anna Lembo, Esq., Worcester county Regional Coordinator
Advanced registration required
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Attorney Anna Lembo will lead this program. After this program you will be able to challenge the use of involuntary hospitalization of clients with anorexia nervosa and other eating disorders by being able to:
- scrutinize the DMS-V criteria for various eating disorders.
- effectively cross-examine a petitioner’s expert as to: whether the diagnosis meets the substantial disorder criteria; causes of a gross impairment; likelihood of serious harm; imminency; and, capacity to consent to medical treatment.
- apply existing case law involving civil commitments of individuals with eating disorders to your cases.