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BCAPOP Learning Series: Body Positive Practice: The Importance of Weight Neutral Programs and Practices

  • May 31, 2022
  • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • virtual
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BCAPOP Learning Series:
Body Positive Practice: The Importance of Weight Neutral Programs and Practices
presenter: Sydney Bell, MSW/RSW,Psychotherapist 

Tuesday May 31, 2022 | 9am - 12pm PT | virtual
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About the session
This workshop will provide perinatal service providers an opportunity to explore and understand intersections between weight stigma and other forms of oppression.  We will identify our own internalized beliefs about body size and how that impacts the work we do in with perinatal people. Together we will discuss a range of ways that perinatal service providers can contribute positively to ending weight stigma, from simple everyday actions to larger, social justice initiatives.

Note: this session will be recorded and all paid registrants will receive access to the recording for a limited time following the session.

About the presenter
Sydney Bell, MSW is a registered social worker and psychotherapist, providing strength-based support to people struggling with self worth, body image concerns, and life transitions.  Sydney's passion is contributing to the invigorating emergence of rejecting diet culture and healing body shame. Body Sovereignty is a sustainable path towards improved health and wellbeing, for every body. Reclaiming Body Sovereignty is a weight inclusive healing framework developed by Sydney bringing together the power of self compassion, mindfulness and discernment. 

Sydney currently resides in Penticton, British Columbia with her partner Jon, along with their elderly cat and goofy dog. You can find resources and learn more about her work at: www.sydneybell.ca

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Who should attend? This workshop is for professionals:  pregnancy outreach workers, nurses, physicians, child welfare workers, family support workers, social workers, health/social service students, outreach workers, shelter workers, detox workers, treatment centre workers, midwives, doulas, child birth educators, peer support workers and anyone else who supports pregnant people.

Interested in registering groups of 5 or more? Please contact Monica at events@bcapop.ca


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Cancellation/Refund Policy

No refunds or cancellations. 


Registration Terms & Conditions
Registration is not complete until payment is received. Payment must be received no later than one week before the event start date; otherwise pending registration will be cancelled. Registration is intended for the paid registrant only. Registration is not be shared/viewed with non-registrants. BCAPOP reserves the right to invoice the paid registrant for any additional unpaid viewers using a paid registration.


Reminder
: Only individuals listed under a member profile are eligible to receive member pricing. You must be logged in to your BCAPOP account BEFORE REGISTERING for a paid event in order to receive discounted member pricing, as pricing cannot be adjusted after registration. 
Member accounts must be in good standing to receive discounted member pricing.



Important Information For Paid Event Registrations:
Reminder For Paid Virtual Event Registrations: Registration is for the paid registrant only, and is not be shared/viewed with non-registrants. BCAPOP reserves the right to invoice the paid registrant for any additional unpaid viewers using the paid registration.

Member Pricing: Only individuals listed under a member profile are eligible to receive member pricing. You must be logged in to your BCAPOP account BEFORE REGISTERING for a paid event in order to receive discounted member pricing, as pricing cannot be adjusted after registration. Member accounts must be in good standing to receive discounted member pricing.

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