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No Body is Perfect

With Kelly Bhatnagar, PhD, of The Emily Program

Presented: 2017

Description of Presentation:

Are you concerned because your child has a negative body image? Do you worry about your family’s mealtime behaviors and whether they are healthy? Would you recognize the signs of an eating disorder? Kelly Bhatnagar, PhD, of The Emily Program, will discuss how to model positive body image behavior and ways you can talk to your child about weight and wellness that will positively impact self esteem. She will provide tips for keeping mealtimes healthy, social and fun to promote a peaceful relationship with food. Dr. Bhatnagar will also address what to do if you suspect your child may have an eating disorder.

CFK Resources

Books

  • "Shapesville," Andy Mills and Becky Osborn
  • "Brave Girl Eating," Harriet Brown
  • "Skills-Based Learning for Caring for a Loved One with ED," Janet Treasure
  • "The Body Image Workbook," Thomas Cash

Note: Many of the recommended books are available in The Westlake Porter Public Library (WPPL) Special Needs Section (Cuyahoga County/Westlake residency not required).

Websites

Video

No Body is Perfect Free Podcast from Connecting for Kids

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