EDV Education provides professional development to equip people working in education (primary, secondary and tertiary) with up to date knowledge and skills to identify and support students who may be at risk of an eating disorder.
Workshop 1 – Eating Disorders: An Introduction (60-90 mins)
A brief workshop designed to provide staff with some basic information about eating disorders.
- Eating Disorders – a brief overview of types, risk factors and warning signs
- The role of body image, dieting and the media
- Factors that can protect against the development of an eating disorder
- The importance of early intervention
- All school staff
Workshop 2 – Should I Say Something? Early Intervention in Eating Disorders (4 hrs)
A comprehensive early intervention workshop designed to give staff a good understanding of eating disorders, particularly the warning signs and how to approach students they may be concerned about. This workshop is based on the Eating Disorders: First Aid Guidelines (2008)
- Eating disorder types and prevalence
- Risk factors
- Warning signs
- Treatment and support options
- How to approach and support someone who is at risk of developing or experiencing an eating disorder
- All school staff (maximum 16 people)
Promoting Positive Body Image: A Guide for Parents (90 mins)
This workshop provides parents of primary and secondary students with a brief overview of eating disorders and focuses on risk factors, warning signs and the protective factors that can help reduce the risk of an eating disorder developing.
- Eating disorders: types, risk factors, warning signs
- The role of body image and the media
- The dangers of dieting
- Being a positive role model
- Protective factors
- Last revision date: Friday, 12 June 2015 11:34