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DR ANNE O'SHEA & SAM BOOTS - MON 26 AUG 2019

UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS: PREVENTION, IDENTIFICATION AND SUPPORT IN SCHOOLS

ALL SCHOOL STAFF IN PRIMARY SCHOOL, MIDDLE SCHOOL AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS - including school and curriculum leaders, teachers, counsellors, wellbeing coordinators and school support officers


PRESENTED BY DR ANNE O'SHEA, CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST, AND SAM BOOTS, REGISTERED PSYCHOLOGIST

This workshop is intended for all school staff working with students or involved in planning, program or policy development for student welfare. The workshop will provide information about:

  • Types of eating disorders and their identifying characteristics in children and adolescents
  • Prevalence and detection rates in school aged children
  • Myths and misconceptions
  • Warning signs
  • How to approach a student identified as high risk of an eating disorder
  • Treatment and support options
  • Risk factors and protective factors (including social media use, peer relationships and bullying)
  • School-based prevention programs
  • Practical suggestions to decrease risk factors and increase protective factors in schools

Learning outcomes for this workshop include: 

  • Understanding eating disorders and their occurrence in school age cohorts
  • Ability to recognise signs of eating disorders within your student population
  • Awareness of strategies you can use on your site to decrease the risk of eating disorder for your students

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Event Properties

Event Date 26/08/2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 26/08/2019 3:30 pm
Register by 21/08/2019 10:00 am
Individual Price $150 GST INC
Location The Highway
$150.00


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