PEKIN, Ill., Jan. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- The International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals (iaedp™)
announces the 2019 five finalists in the 9th annual "Imagine Me Beyond What You See" body image mannequin art competition. With submissions from around the United States
, the five finalists will be showcased and the winner revealed at the annual iaedp™ Symposium, February 7-10
at the JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort in Palm Desert, California
. Entries were created by individuals in recovery and within therapy groups with clients who include both adolescents and adults from partial hospitalization programs, intensive outpatient programs and residential treatment centers supervised by therapists, counselors and art therapists. The mixed-medium works are judged on clarity of theme, creativity and originality, quality of composition and design and the overall impression and presentation of the artwork. "The diverse and creative responses to this year's challenge are so inspiring. All of us at iaedp™ appreciate the artists' efforts to push the boundaries of form, structure, and identity through their visual representations," says iaedp Foundation's Imagine Me Coordinator, Blanche Williams
. The 2019 five iaedp™ Imagine Me Beyond What You See Mannequins Art Entries are:
- "Boys in Dresses" – Roger Behavioral Health, Oconomowoc, WI
- "Maia" – Veritas Collaborative's Adolescent Hospital (RTP locations), Durham, NC
- "Disconnected wires" – Phaedra Silke of Fraser North Eating Disorders Program, Child and Youth Mental Health, Port Moody, BC, Canada
- "Who Am I?" – Center for Discovery Fremont, Fremont, CA
- "Our Return" – Alsana Luna Residential Treatment Center, Thousand Oaks, CA
About the iaedp™ Foundation: Since 1985, the International Association of Eating Disorders Professionals has provided education and training standards to an international and multidisciplinary group of various healthcare treatment providers and helping professions. MemberSHARE.iaedp.com is an iaedp™ business journal and online member resource to learn about noteworthy member achievements, continuing education webinars and U.S. and international chapter activity and events; for more information, visit MemberSHARE.
The iaedp™ Foundation's Presidents Council, which provides organization support, includes: Center for Change; Center for Hope of the Sierras; Center For Discovery; Eating Recovery Center; Laureate Eating Disorders Program; McCallum Place Eating Disorder Centers; The Meadows Ranch; Rogers Behavioral Health; Rosewood Centers for Eating Disorders; Selah House; The Renfrew Center; Timberline Knolls; Turning Tides Eating Disorder Treatment Center; and Veritas Collaborative. The iaedp™ Foundation proudly announces the supporting sponsors for the 2019 iaedp™ Symposium: Bronze Sponsors: Montecatini Eating Disorder Treatment Centers and Pine Grove Behavioral Health More information about all aspects of iaedp and the 2019 Symposium can be found at iaedp.com.
SOURCE The iaedp Foundation