Let's Talk Body Confident Children and Teens

Let's Talk Body Confident Children and Teens

Butterfly

About this event

Facilitator: Nicki Isaacs

With a focus on prevention, this session provides information and practical tips to help parents better understand and promote positive body image in the home.

This session is being offered as part of Butterfly's Body Kind Families initiative proudly supported by the nib foundation. By registering you will automatically receive access to free Body Kind Families resources.

Format:  Live Virtual Presentation using Zoom 5.0 (no recording available)
Length: 1hr, plus 15 minutes for questions
Time: 7pm - 8.15pm (AEST)

Suitable for: Carers of primary and secondary age children.  Please note this session is not designed for children to attend or for those caring for someone with an eating disorder. 

You will explore:

  • Overview of body image and the importance of prevention
  • Key influences on body image, including social media
  • The impact of diet culture and weight stigma
  • Reducing appearance talk and how to respond when a child expresses negativity towards themselves/others
  • The power of role modelling positive body image and healthy behaviours
  • Understanding warning signs and the importance of early intervention
  • What to do if you are concerned.




Contact Details




Speakers

Nikki Isaacs

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