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Effectively Representing Clients with Eating Disorders

September 28, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Worcester county Regional Coordinator Training

CPCS Mental Health Litigation Division

2 credit MHLD CLE program

for certified MHLD private attorneys

no cost



Effectively Representing Clients with Eating Disorders

Date:   Thursday, September 28, 2023, 1:00 pm. to 3:00 pm

Platform:  Zoom

Presented by:

Anna Lembo, Esq., Worcester county Regional Coordinator


Advanced registration required

RSVP to:  lembolaw@outlook.com

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.


September 28, 2023
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm


CLE Approved for:
Mental Health, Mental Health Appeals
# of CLE Credits

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