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Body image concerns in young children
Join our interdisciplinary panel of experts as they provide tips to support practitioners in identifying red flags of body image issues in children and strategies for supporting positive body image when working with children and families. 
Watch this facilitated panel discussion to be better equipped to:
  • Identify red flags for body issues in children.
  • Discuss how to have conversations with children and their family who may be experiencing body image issues.
  • Demonstrate the importance of prevention and promotion of positive body image.
  • Demonstrate the importance of collaboration and appropriate referrals when providing care to children who have body image concerns. 

Panel List

Review the panel of interdisciplinary experts' bios:
  • Dr Stephanie Damiano (VIC - Researcher)
  • Fiona Sutherland (VIC – Dietitian)
  • Dr. Andrew Leech (WA – General Practitioner)
  • Dr. Rachel Cohen (NSW – Clinical Psychologist)
Facilitator: Professor Stephen Trumble (VIC – General Practitioner)


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