SEL Hub Workshop @ RIROE - Creating Body Confident Schools: Addressing Mental-Health, Self-Esteem and Eating Disorders Using BE REAL’s Body Confidence and Anti-Bias Curriculums
ROE (RIROE) Presents:
Creating Body Confident Schools:
Addressing Mental-Health, Self-Esteem and Eating Disorders Using BE REAL’s Body Confidence and Anti-Bias Curriculums
Workshop at Spotlight Theatre,
***See registration form attached.***
DESCRIPTION: Today’s explosion of visual social media use--like
Instagram and TikTok--has created an epidemic of body image
problems for young people. Research ties body dissatisfaction to a
host of adolescent mental health problems from eating disorders, to
depression and isolation, to suicidal ideation. Amy’s Gift will share Be
Real’s evidenced-based Body Confident Schools & BodyKind
Curriculum, discuss adolescent body image in 2022, and provide
steps that schools and practitioners can take to create a body
confident environment for all students/children alike.
1. Discuss body image & adolescents in today's world.
2. Identify the steps needed to create a Body Confident School
(and home) environment.
3. Identify the DSM 5 diagnostic criteria for different eating
disorders, how to confidently screen and refer.
4. Give examples of how to best support a person experiencing
an eating disorder.
5. Identify somatic and mindfulness-based therapies for
effectively treating eating disorders and related mental
Diane Hudson, MSEd, LMHC, CYT200 is a licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), a Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), a member of the American Counseling Association (ACA), Certified Yoga Teacher, and a BE REAL Ambassador. Diane treats clients at her private practice New Moon Wellness, LLC.
Chris McCormick ARNP is the Clinical Director at Vera French Community Mental Health Center, which serves over 10,000 adults and children in our community each year through a variety of programs at numerous community locations.
Stephanie Burrough is a Community Relations Specialist at the Robert Young Center and the Project Coordinator for Amy’s Gift, a Quad Cities Eating Disorders Consortium. She is also a BE REAL Body Confident Schools Ambassador and mental health advocate.
7:30-8:00 AM Registration w/Light Breakfast
8:00-8:20 AM Intro & Yoga w/Sara Tubbs from
the Spotlight Theatre
8:20-9:35 AM BE REAL. Body Confident Schools
Curriculum (Part 1)
9:35-9:45 AM – 10 min Break
9:45-11:00 AM BE REAL. Body Confident
Schools Curriculum (Part 2)
11:00 AM-12:00 PM – Lunch (from Revive Café)
12:00-1:15 PM Eating Disorders: Symptoms,
Screening, and Referral
1:15-1:25 PM – 10 min Break
1:25 – 3:00 PM How to talk to someone with an Eating Disorder, Somatic Therapies & the BE REAL. BodyKind Curriculum for Schools
COST: $35.00 for all attendees. All checks can be written to the Rock Island County Regional Office of Education and mailed to RIROE at 3430 Avenue of the Cities, Moline, IL 61265.
To RSVP: Contact Julie Cox at (309) 736‐1111 or email to email@example.com. Deadline to register is Monday, October 10th, 2022.
CE Credits: 5.25 contact hours will be awarded at the conclusion of the program by UnityPoint Health-Robert Young Center as a pre-approved sponsor State of Illinois IDFPR per Administrative Rules for Nurses and Social Workers (210 ILCS 85). Contact hours earned for Illinois may be applied to fulfill continuing education requirements for Iowa.
PE Credits: 7.0 PD hours will be available by the Rock Island Country Regional Office of Education.
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