Presented by Claire St John, MPH, RD, CEDRD-S, and Fiona LaRosa-Waters, BS
This webinar, in partnership with Reasons Eating Disorder Center, will provide an overview of the statistics on dieting and weight loss, the cultural implications of weight stigma and the risk factors associated with dieting for the development of eating disorders. Using perspectives and information grounded in nutrition education, feminism and social justice, direct work with clients with eating disorders in a variety of settings, and lived experience, the presenters will provide a step-by step guide to moving past diet culture and finding balance and peace with food and how it relates to body weight, shape and size.
Participants will be able to…
1.) Name 2-3 ways that dieting can cause harm
2.) Identify 2-3 nutrition interventions to support clients in being anti-diet
3.) Describe 2-3 ways that being anti-diet aligns with social justice movements
4.) Identify 1-2 techniques for cultivating an anti-diet social media feed
Attendees will be eligible for 1.5 continuing education (CE) hours/credits. Oakton Community College/CEHP is an approved continuing education sponsor through IDFPR for the following professions: social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and registered nurses. Addictions counselor credit is approved by the Illinois Certification Board. Dietitian CPE hours are approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.