‘Deciding how to approach a weight or body image issues deserves careful attention when it involves young people. How you handle the topic can have serious and lifelong implications’ writes Patti Skelton-McGougan in a recent, online article on ParentMap.com.
Under Tip 7, Patti writes, ‘Body image and self image go hand-in-hand, particularly for adolescents, so be very careful how you approach this subject. For additional tips, see articles at YouthEastsideServices.org. If you are concerned your child may have an eating disorder, check out the Moore Center for Eating Disorders for common signs or Seattle Children’s”
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The Moore Center invites professionals in our community to join us at our Provider Open House, Tuesday, March 6th 5:00pm – 8:00pm. This event will feature presentations from two nationally renowned experts in the eating disorder field and tours of The Moore Center’s new facility. The event will also provide a chance to learn more about The Moore Center’s expanded program offerings and meet our staff.
Guest Speakers include:
Craig Johnson, PhD, FAED, CEPS
Chief Clinical Officer – Eating Recovery Center
John Sargent, MD
Director of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry – Tufts Medical Center
For additional information or to RSVP, please Katie Klute at: [email protected]