Body confident children and teens

Wed 11 September 2019
7:00pm - 8:30pm

Boroondara Youth Service Resource Centre
360 Burwood Road
Hawthorn VIC 3122

Free
09/11/2019 7:00pm 09/11/2019 8:30pm Body confident children and teens Body image is consistently reported as one of the top three concerns among young people and it can be difficult for parents to know how to positively support their child. Presented by the Butterfly Foundation, this session aims to empower parents to feel better equipped to help their child develop and maintain body confidence throughout their childhood and adolescent years. Topics covered in this session include: background on body image and the importance of prevention brief overview of eating and body related issues and warning signs  key influences on body confidence importance of role modelling positive body image and healthy behaviours understanding ‘fat talk’ and handling ‘stuff’ they say awareness around behaviours that increase or decrease body satisfaction referral and support information. Please note, this session does not cover dealing with fussy eaters. Boroondara Youth Service Resource Centre 360 Burwood Road, Hawthorn VIC 3122 City of Boroondara [email protected] Australia/Melbourne public
Event details

Body image is consistently reported as one of the top three concerns among young people and it can be difficult for parents to know how to positively support their child.

Presented by the Butterfly Foundation, this session aims to empower parents to feel better equipped to help their child develop and maintain body confidence throughout their childhood and adolescent years.

Topics covered in this session include:

  • background on body image and the importance of prevention
  • brief overview of eating and body related issues and warning signs 
  • key influences on body confidence
  • importance of role modelling positive body image and healthy behaviours
  • understanding ‘fat talk’ and handling ‘stuff’ they say
  • awareness around behaviours that increase or decrease body satisfaction
  • referral and support information.

Please note, this session does not cover dealing with fussy eaters.

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Children and Youth Support
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Talks & interest groups