Weight Stigma Awareness Week – 9/23-9/27 Schedule

Monday: Health and Weight Stigma at All Sizes

Welcome Address by Marsha Hudnall, MS, RD, CD, 2013 WSAW Chair

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Virtual Mixer with Keynote Address Featuring Brian Cuban – 7:00pm 

Brian Cuban, author of the book Shattered Image: My Triumph Over Body Dysmorphic Disorder will discuss how weight stigma impacted his journey though body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), eating disorders and substance abuse.  There will be a presentation and an interactive Q&A. Don’t miss this exciting Google+ Hangouts on Air event!

Google+ Hangouts on Air Instructions:

  1. Log in to your Google+ profile
  2. Use left had dropdown under “Home” and go to “Hangouts on Air”
  3. Search BEDA or Weight Stigma Awareness Week Keynote on Monday, September 23rd at 7:00pm.

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Tuesday A: Weight Stigma Viewed Through the Eating Disorder Lens 

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Tuesday B: Weight Stigma in Diverse Populations

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Video Event: When Liking Your Body Seems Impossible – an Q&A with Marsha Hudnall, MS, RD, CD and Amy Pershing, LCSW, ACSW

Wednesday: Consequences of Weight Stigma in Healthcare, Employment and Education

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CRC Health Group: Eating Disorders Program

Tweetchat: Featuring BEDA Founder, President and CEO Chevese Turner – 1:00pm

Join us on Twitter with hashtag #WSAW as BEDA Founder, President and  Chevese Turner and BingeBehavior.com Founder Lizabeth Wesely-Casella to discuss the Risk of Eating Disorders Due to Weight Stigma.

 

Thursday: Combating Weight Stigma 

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Video Event: Eating Disorder Treatment Providers and Weight Stigma: Interview With Rebecca Puhl, PhD

 

Friday: Weight Stigma Research  

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