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Weight Stigma Awareness Week 2015 Welcome Message - Chevese Turner

WSAW 2015 Planning Committee

WSAW 2015 Sponsors

 

Monday - Weight Stigma in Communities of Color

Tuesday - Children & Weight Based Bullying

Wednesday - Weight Stigma & Transgender Challenges

Thursday - Chronic Disease, Disability & Weight Stigma

Friday - Weight Stigma in the Provider community


 

 

 

Personal

Narratives:

 

Danielle Boucree -

Alone with my Secret; Alive in My Recovery

 

Tony Harrell -

Finding Me: On Size Acceptance & Fat Acceptance

 

Courtney Hill -

Black Folk DO Get Eating Disorders & Weight Stigma

 3:00pm EST Tweetchat 

CO-HOSTED BY AED & BEDA Featuring:

John H. Blackshear, PhD

Academic Dean

Trinity College of Arts & Science

Duke University

 

TO JOIN, PLEASE USE THE #WSAW2015 TAG


Not able to join the chat? That's ok, the Storify transcript is HERE

6:00PM EST Webinar 

Featuring:


 

Akela Stanfield

Writer, Educator, Traveler 

Call Me Thick: Weight Stigma, Body Awareness & Love in Communities of Color


(http://bedaonline.com/WSAW2015/call-me-thick-weight-stigma-body-awareness-and-love-in-communities-of-color/)

 

 

 

Expert Insights:

 

Lindsey Averill, MA -

I Was Bullied as a Kid for Being Fat, and The Worst Bullies of All Were Full Grown Adults

 

Stephanie Brooks, MS, RD, CEDRD  

When Did Fat Become The "F" Word

 

Redirecting Our Conditioning & Actions Regarding Weight Stigma

 

Anna Katter

My Internal & External Worlds of Weight Stigma

 

Judith Matz, LCSW

Weight Bullying & Weight Diversity: Are We Teaching Kids to Love (Or Hate!) Their Bodies?

 

Jessica Setnick, MS, RD, CEDRD

Weight Stigma Hurts Children of Every Size

 

Amrie Weiss, RD

Ending Weight Based Bullying: Encouraging Health Without the Weight Talk

12:00PM EST Webinar

Featuring:

 

Kathy Kater, LICSW

Psychotherapist, Consultant & Author 

 

 Transforming Stigmatizing Approaches to Weight in Children

(LIVE LINK)

 

   

 

 

Personal Narratives:

 

Faith Eileen Bryan -

Learning to Care for ALL of Me - Living in a Transgender Higher Weight Body

 

Jaime Fivecoat -

Weight Stigma From a Weight Bias & Transgender Perspective

 

Kristopher Herrick -

Weight Stigma, BED & Gender Identity

 

Ivy Hill -

Drawing a Blank: Unboxing Gender (TedTalk)

 

 8:00PM EST Google Hangouts

Discussion Featuring: 

Faith Eileen Bryan 

Jaime Fivecoat

Kris Herrick

Ivy Hill

Lizabeth Wesely-Casella

TO VIEW THE VIDEO, PLEASE GO HERE

 

 

 

Personal Narratives:

 

Sarah Bramblette, MSHL -

Redefining & Reclaiming My Health

 

Kelli Book-Evans -

Cushing's Disease & How I Learned to Advocate for Myself in the Face of Medical Weight Stigma

 

Done Dennison -

Doctor, My Thighs Have Seen the Years & Weight Stigma

 

Jessica Dickey -

Weight Stigma & Chronic Illness

3:00PM EST TWEETCHAT 

CO-HOSTED BY AED & BEDA FEATURING:

Sarah Bramblette, MSHL

Lipedema, Lymphedema, & WLS patient. Healthcare & Insurance Advocate. Foodie, Friend, & Story Teller

 

NOT ABLE TO JOING THE CHAT?  THAT'S OK, THE STORIFY IS HERE!

   

 

 

 Provider Perspectives:

 

Vicki Berkus, MD, PhD, CEDS

Clinical Care Providers' Bias & Behaviors Toward the Obese Patient

 

Jennifer Copeland, PsyD

When Healers Harm (& How You Can Break the Cycle)

 

Cindy Elms, RD

Addressing Weight Stigma with Your Provider

 

Blair Mize, MS, RDN, LDN, CLC

Practicing Weight Neutrality in a Weight-Biased Healthcare System

 

Deah Schwartz, EdD, CTRS

Spread the Word About Weight Stigma

 

 

 

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