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Teachers and Coaches: Helping our youth navigate a body obsessed culture

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Whitby

700 Gordon Street

Whitby, ON L1N 5S9

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This event aims to increase the understanding of the impact that lifestyle expectations and messaging have on adolescents.

At this event you will:

  • Hear stories from a variety of individuals who were in some way touched by an eating disorder or faced body- or eating related challenges

  • Discover strategies for action against problematic body and eating norms

  • Learn how to mindfully guide individuals as they face confusing messages about their bodies

  • Have the opportunity to brainstorm “real-life” solutions


Who should come:

  • Physical Education or Health Class teachers or high-school sports coaches or other teachers interested in the subject

  • School counsellors or nurses or community organization nurses

  • Teachers or coaches to vulnerable group of young people

  • Community sports coaches, dance teachers or persons from the community who teach young people

  • Physical fitness trainers in gyms or other establishments

  • Government policy makers

Free lunch and refreshments will be served.

Register as soon as possible to secure your spot at this one of a kind event.

Note: Once at Ontario Shores, the event is located in the Lecture Theatre (Main Entrance, Building 5).

If you have any trouble registering or have any questions email the event coordinator, Raluca at morariur@ontarioshores.ca

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