TENACE & MOMS AS MENTORS COLLABORATE FOR WORKSHOP:
PROMOTING A HEALTHY BODY IMAGE FOR GIRLS
THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT, AND REGISTRATION IS CLOSED
Moms (and caregivers) of girls (0 through 18)Where:
Thursday, November 8, 6:45-7:45 pm
This interactive workshop will look at the prevalence, consequences and causes of negative body image for girls and then focus on practical ways to promote a healthy body image for the girls in your lives. This session is geared towards moms who have daughters up to age 18 but any adult caregiver of girls is welcome to attend. Participants will leave with take-home resources and tips to promote a healthy body image for girls.
This workshop will be led by Linda Lin, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at Emmanuel College. Linda is a clinical psychologist who has a special focus on health behaviors (e.g. eating disorders, obesity, exercise, smoking). Her research centers on body image and she is passionate about helping women fight a culture that objectifies them and uses beauty/thinness as a measure of women’s value.