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