28. October 2019 - 12:30 till 15:00
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How to Create a Body Confident School Environment (07011) | South Cook ISC 4 | Monday, 28. October 2019

Presenter(s): Denise Hamburger
Body dissatisfaction affects adolescent mental health. It interferes with children's school performance, as well as their ability to achieve potential in other areas of their lives. Research links body dissatisfaction to eating disorders, low self-esteem, and depression.
Participants in this course will:


Learn how body image issues arise for adolescents.


Learn how to create a body confident school climate.


Be introduced to an evidence-based, HECAT-standard compliant body image curriculum.


Receive National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA) toolkits for teachers and coaches on body image.