From childhood to adulthood: how to avoid doing harm with respect to body image and disordered eating in primary care

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Listeners will:

  1. Explore the benefits of a fully consistent weight-neutral and curiosity-based approach to dietetic practice across all age groups and clinical areas.
  2. Understand how language and concepts from weight science and the eating disorders treatment world can be applied to reduce risk of harm to body image and improve self-esteem and health outcomes in dietetic practice.
  3. Self-reflect on how personal language choices and biases can increase awareness of how language choices and personal/cultural biases can inadvertently affect the risk of harm.


Date of Presentation: October 17, 2019, Ontario Family Health Team Conference

Speaker: Anne Williams RD is part of the St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton Eating Disorders program and a consultant for the Hamilton Family Health Team with expertise in nephrology, community cancer support, primary care and community education.

Materials:

  • Video presentation (43 min) with the presentation slides (pdf)
  • Audio file (mp3 file)

Cost: $19.95 for members; $24.95 for non-members; $14.95 for students



Last Updated: December 14, 2020

Type: Learning on Demand

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