Symposium 11 (open)
Obesity: Challenging the Assumptions of Weight-Focused Approaches to Health in Children and Teens

Wednesday, October 28, 2015: 8:00 AM-11:00 AM
Managing Obesity: Time to Step Away From a Weight-Loss Centric Paradigm?
Siddhartha S. Angadi, PhD Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ
Refocusing Attention From Weight Loss to Health Improvements in Obese Youth
Justin Ryder, PhD University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Challenging the Harmful Assumptions of Thin Privilege and Weight Stigma: Promoting Health Instead of Size in Children and Adults
Kathy Kater, LCSW Body Image Health, N St Paul, MN
Childhood Obesity As a Risk Factor for Eating Disorders in Adolescence
Jennifer Saul, MD Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Consulting, LLC, Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Reimagining Campaigns From a Health-Focused Rather Than Weight-Focused Perspective; Using “Let's Move” As an Example
Joy Abramson, MD Western University, London, ON

Sponsored by the AACAP Complementary and Integrative Medicine Committee and the AACAP Health Promotion and Prevention Committee

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