Supporting body confidence & healthy relationships with food and exercise in young people
Need support and resources to nurture body confidence in the young people you work with?
The Butterfly Foundation, Australia’s largest not-for-profit supporting those affected by eating disorders and body image concerns is currently gauging levels of interest in a prevention focused professional development workshop in Shellharbour in 2019 .
What’s on offer? Body Esteem Educator Training (4hrs)
teachers, youth and community professionals working
with young people aged 8 to 18
Prevention focused addressing risk and protective factors
underpinning the development of negative body image, disordered eating and
latest research and evidence based approaches to prevention and activities
and resources to support body esteem.
essential information on early intervention and referral
for young people at risk.
includes a copy of Free To BE – a body esteem education resource (8 to 18yrs)
We invite you to our 2018 Annual General Meeting on Thursday 13 December 2018, 9.30am for a 10am start at the Ocean Room, The Central, UOW Innovation Campus, Squires Way, North Wollongong.
Jodi Edwards, project leader, will speak about the Budbili Mudjingaal (Possum Rug friends) project and present the first Possum Skin Cloak produced in the region for some time. She will discuss how this project has provided opportunities for young people and community members to work together to re-discover traditional Dharawal stories and practice.