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The ASDAH Educational Conference 2013


Doubletree by Hilton Hotel
Chicago O’Hare Airport – Rosemont
5460 North River Road
Rosemont, Illinois 60018
Event URL: Registration
Date/Time: Friday, June 28 – Sunday, June 30, 2013

Staying the Health At Every Size® Course: Navigating the Weight Debate in the Evolving Healthcare Environment

Presentations will be focused on the following topics:

  • Implications for using the HAES approach in the context of new healthcare legislation in the United States and abroad.
  • Using the HAES approach in specific populations or elements of diversity such as: socioeconomic status; rural communities; serious mental illness; cultural, racial, and ethnic backgrounds; sexual orientation; gender identity; and, body size.
  • The war on childhood ‘obesity.’
  • Eating disorders across the weight spectrum.
  • Manifestations of weight bias in multiple domains.
  • Teaching the HAES philosophy and encouraging students/professionals to cope with their dissonance toward the weight-focused approach.
  • Working in integrated healthcare and/or as a part of a multidisciplinary treatment team.
  • New and emerging research.