Kindful eating for children and families - accredited workshop
Date & Time:6th October 2016, 9.30am - 4.30pm
Location:John Snow House
59 Mansell Street
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This workshop is aimed at anyone working with children around food and weight issues. It provides an introduction to effective strategies for helping children learn to eat in a way that nourishes them and where they learn body confidence. Recommended by eating disorder organisations, this approach supports children and their carers in promoting well-being and a healthy relationship with food, for life.
By the end of the course participants will:
- Be aware of evidence supporting a relational approach to nutrition in children.
- Learn skills to help children learn to listen to body signals of hunger, appetite and fullness.
- Know how to support adults whose children are ‘fussy eaters’.
- Know how to support children to develop a positive sense of their own and other’s body image.
- Understand the role of growth charts.
- Be familiar with application of the concept of ‘division of responsbility’.
- Know how to address and prevent troubled eating in children.
- Know how to integrate the prevention of eating disorders in children’s healthy weight campaigns.
Cost: £125 standard place; £75 student rate – limited spaces.
AfN endorsed CPD.
About the host
Award-winning dietitian Dr Lucy Aphramor is recognised internationally for her contribution to advancing compassion-centred care and social justice in nutrition practice. Her approach helps people find peace with food and self as they heal from body shame, name stigma and connect with their embodied knowledge.
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