Washington DC Jewish Community Center

Parenting Center Workshop: Raising Children with Healthy Body Image

Date:
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Time:
7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location:
Washington DCJCC

PARENTING CENTER WORKSHOP

RAISING CHILDREN WITH HEALTHY BODY IMAGE

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
7:30-9:00pm
$37; Discounted Member Rate $28 (all prices include a $2 processing fee)
Led by Alisa Schwartz, Ph.D

At a surprisingly young age, children internalize messages from our culture and from their families about body image.  This workshop will focus on steps that parents can take from the beginning to help children and families develop healthy relationships to food and body image, and to enhance self-esteem.  Participants will leave with concrete strategies and suggestions for raising healthy and confident children.

About the Facilitator:
Alisa Schwartz  is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Washington, DC with a  specialty in the treatment of eating disorders and body image concerns.  Previously she has worked as the director of a day treatment program at the Renfrew Center, the head of the eating disorders team at the Counseling Center at Columbia University, and as an eating disorder specialist at the Counseling Center at Georgetown University.  

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