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October 2019

CE Opportunity October 4, 2019

October 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT

Friday, October 4, 2019  THOMPSON CONFERENCE CENTER, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN 2405 ROBERT DEDMAN DR AUSTIN, TX Training Day Fee: $50.00 Student Fee: $25.00 REGISTER HERE Earn 7.5 Continuing Education Credits in ONE PLACE! Obtain 7.5 CE credits* at the one day Austin EDucational Training Day this September in Austin, Texas! This training brings together experts from diverse fields in the treatment of eating disorders to take a look at the Collaborative Model, incorporating siblings into treatment, managing nutritional needs, the effects of weight…

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BODY LIBERATION: HOW TO SURVIVE, THRIVE, AND TRANSFORM AN UNJUST WORLD with Dr. Linda Bacon

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Joe C Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Drive
Austin, TX 78712
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Amidst the backdrop of a national obsession with weight loss, weight has become a central concern in health care and a source of anxiety for many individuals. In this provocative workshop, Bacon examines assumptions that form the typical weight narrative (e.g., “obesity” is a disease; “obesity” causes increased morbidity and mortality; weight loss improves health; weight loss is within personal control; and thinner equals happier), unpacking the underlying science and emotion and making a case for promoting size acceptance. Along…

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