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Understanding & Treating Eating Disorders & Self-Injurious Behavior

Provided by Paige Williams, Ph.D., LPC
Friday April 26, 2013
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Estep Auditorium
In East Central University’s University Center
Eating Disorders Self-Injury and Eating Disorders  Treatment of Eating Disorders

This workshop provides counselors with a general understanding of the identification of eating disorders; understanding of the relationship between eating disorders and self-injurious behavior and best practices for treatment.

Community Registration: $35
For community early bird online discount of $10 use code: SPRING
(Only $10 for ECU Employees or Students with a valid ECU ID#)
Continuing Education Units (3 hours) have been approved for LPC, LMFT, LCSW, CADC, LADC, Case Managers & Peer Recovery Support Specialists.
You may register online at by clicking on ‘Enroll Now’ and selecting this course from the list of courses. Registration is also available in person or by telephone at the ECU Center for Continuing Education & Community Services in Fentem Hall, Room 114, Lindsey Tilley 580-559-5465. (ECU employees and students must register in person or by phone with CE Services).
***If special accommodations are needed, please contact BWI.***
Sponsored by East Central University & Brandon Whitten Institute for Addiction & Recovery. Please call BWI at (580) 559-5720 or (580) 559-5815 for more information.

ECU is Tobacco Free as of August 1st!

Click on our new Tobacco Free Campus link on the left to learn more! BWI will be co-hosting a nationally known speaker--Patrick Reynolds--on Thursday August 30, 2012. He will be presenting Tobacco Wars! The Battle for a Smokefree Society. Click here for more details!  Or click here to register for a booth at the event.

Is Substance Abuse Counseling the career for you?
Click here to explore this fascinating field!
ECU has degree options for both Bachelor's & Master's programs. Contact Janet Flowers, Assistant Professor/Addictions Program at 580-559-5481 or Holli Witherington, BWI Executive Director at 580-559-5815 to find out more!


The mission of BWI is to foster addiction prevention efforts and assist both campus and community individuals, groups and agencies with providing quality addiction and recovery services through education, collaboration and scholarship, while promoting the vision of East Central University.


We envision a cohesive community response to addiction which promotes substance abuse prevention and ensures that all Oklahomans have access to an effective and respectful recovery-oriented system of care.


BWI maintains the following core values:

  • Diversity: BWI recognizes the importance of awareness, respect, and sensitivity to diversity in those we serve.
  • Compassion: BWI promotes concern for those affected by addiction issues and individuals/programs providing services; as well as having aspirations to assist in improving quality of care.
  • Empowerment: BWI endeavors to empower students, helping professionals and collaborators in providing current, applicable, and effective methods of addiction treatment, prevention, and outreach.
  • Excellence: With the assistance of East Central University, BWI aims to provide exemplar education, collaboration, and scholarship efforts through a focus on contemporary and relevant research, continued education, and learning tasks.
  • Community Collaboration: By working together, we can make a difference, and reduce substance abuse and addiction in our students, our community, and our state.

 Contact Our Offices

Horace Mann Room 109

Executive Director Holli Witherington: 580-559-5815 

Student Coordinator Melanie McKinney: 580-559-5720

BWI Office Fax #: 580-559-5922