PARENTING IN THE AGE OF PERFECTION: WHAT ALL PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT EATING DISORDERS

AN EVENING WITH MELAINIE ROGERS, MS, RDN, CDN, CEDRD

A FREE COMMUNITY EDUCATION WORKSHOP FOR PARENTS OF TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS

Thursday, June 9th6:30-8:00 pm

Public awareness of eating disorders has greatly expanded over the past few decades. Eating disorders are being detected in teens & children at younger ages and in both males as well as females. This workshop is specially designed to provide parents and professionals with a forum in which to gain knowledge about eating disorders, discuss concerns and ask questions.

The presentation and discussion will cover the following:

Defining Eating Disorders: what are the eating disorders and how do they manifest themselves behaviorally?

Red Flags-signs & symptoms of eating disorders-how do I know if I should be concerned about my child developing disordered eating?

Myths about eating disorders

Social Media & Peer Pressure and the correlation to eating disorders

What make some kids more vulnerable to eating disorders?

How to raise children with a positive attitude toward their bodies and a healthy relationship with food

What to do if you suspect an eating disorder in your child or loved one

Resources and options for seeking help for an eating disorde