Whether you are a specialized educator, a counsellor or a health professional looking to raise awareness among your clients about eating disorders, ANEB’s guidebook will help you intervene without causing further harm. This guidebook also describes different educational activities that may be helpful for different types of people. All of these documents may be printed and used in your workplace. If you would like to learn more, please contact Mélanie Guénette-Robert, coordinator of educational activities and prevention at ANEB.
In order to answer anyone working in school environments who may need information, ANEB and the Maison l’Éclaircie provide a guidebook explaining the best ways to raise awareness about eating disorders. Many educational activities are also proposed and may provide some ideas to help students develop a positive body image and positive self-esteem.
To consult the documents, visit the official Eating Disorder Awareness Week website at : www.semainetroublesalimentaires.com
The Dove Self-Esteem Project offers many programs addressed to all adults, be they parents, teachers, mentors or counsellors for youth. These awareness programs provide tools and resources to help youth aged 8 to 17 years old to overcome anxiety related to body image. The goal of the project is to improve children’s and teens’ confidence and self-esteem. A youth-specific section is present, in addition to a specific section for educators, teachers, mentors or counsellors for youth.
To learn more about the project or to download the educational tools for youth : http://selfesteem.dove.ca/en/
To consult the section specifically addressed to educators, teachers, mentors or counsellors: http://selfesteem.dove.ca/en/Articles/Written/Youth-leaders.aspx