LIVE webinar on April 23, 2024 from 10 am-12 pm PST

Health at Every Size for Kids

  • Join us LIVE on April 23 or watch the 14-day replay

  • Earn 2 CE hours

  • Build your skills as a child & youth therapist

What to Expect

An introduction to the concepts of Health at Every Size as applied to child and adolescent care, including an overview of the intersection between nutrition and mental health.

Objective 1

Describe the core principles of HAES and Ellyn Satter's division of responsibility

Objective 2

List nutrients that are known to affect mental health

Objective 3

Identify interventions and best practices for a weight-neutral approach to child and adolescent therapy

About The Speaker

Andrea Johnson Adams, MS, LMHC, CN

Andrea (she / her) is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Certified Nutritionist in

Washington State, and has worked with adolescents and adults in private practice since 2017.

Andrea is a certified Body Trust Provider and has completed advanced training through the

Center for Body Trust to gain proficiency with Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating

principles. As a person living in a thin body, Andrea considers herself an ally and advocate for

the fat community and enjoys mentoring other clinicians on best practices for creating a size-

inclusive clinical practice.

Register now!

Register now for early bird rates! Early bird registration of $49 for 2 hours will be live with coupon EARLYMAY24 from now through April 6, 2024. After that, the general registration price of $59 will apply.

Pssst. We also offer discounted registration for graduate students, therapists working in non profits, and groups of 4+. Scroll down to "Training Costs" to access our coupon code list for discounted training rates!

Important Details

Here are some more of those oh-so-important details about the workshop. If you have additional questions that we haven't answered here, reach out below!

Course Outline

  • 10:00-10:05 - Introduction to speaker and overview of workshop

  • 10:05 - 10:10 - ‘Poodle Science’ video

  • 10:20 - 10:35 - HAES 5 core principles

  • 10:35 - 10:45 - Ellyn Satter’s ‘Division of Responsibility’ for feeding infants through adolescence

  • 10:45 - 11:00 - Nutrients for mental health: Brief overview and application for therapists

  • 11:00 - 11:30 - Pulling it together for clinical practice - How to use HAES and create a weight neutral practice and approach: What is helpful and what is not helpful

  • 11:30 - 11:45 - Special topics (eating disorder, autism, sensory processing disorder, ADHD)

  • 11:45 - 11:50 - Resources

  • 11:50 - 12:00 - Q&A

Training Costs

General registration for this event is $59 for 2 hours, and we offer discounted registration for graduate students, therapists working in non profits, and groups of 4+. Contact us using the form below to receive a coupon code if you don't see your coupon code listed.

  • Early bird: $49 with coupon code EARLYAPR24

  • Non profits/groups: $39 with coupon code SAVE24

  • Grad students: $29 with coupon code LEARN24

Post Test/Evaluation

A workshop evaluation and short post test with a passing score of 80% is required for all Speaker Series webinars. Participants may re-take the post test if needed until a passing score of 80% is achieved. All personal info related to our students including email addresses, exam scores, etc. remains confidential within the Atlas Institute

Continuing Education

This program has been approved for 2 CEUs for Licensed Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists by the Washington State Society for Clinical Social Work.

Those who attend live can complete the post-test immediately, and those who watch the 14-day replay will receive an on-demand webinar certificate.

Refund Policy

All training purchases are final. 100% refunds are not issued; however, should the participant wish to cancel the purchased training, 100% of the non-refundable monies may be used towards the purchase of a future training through the Atlas Institute. The purchaser is asked to mention this policy when purchasing the next training in order to receive the discount.

Training Policies

  • This workshop will be taught in webinar format, which means attendee camera/microphones will be turned off throughout the event.

  • This webinar will be held live and then recorded for on demand viewing. By registering, you give your consent for recording.

  • A 14-day free replay will be available to you if you are unable to attend live.

  • Even if you cannot attend live, you must register in advance to be given access to the replay.

  • The meeting host will track attendance, and you must attend the webinar in full to receive a live attendance certificate. Otherwise, you will only be eligible to receive an on demand attendance certificate.

  • All participants will be asked to complete an eval & post test. If you do so, you will receive a continuing education certificate.

  • You will be given immediate access to the training page & receive an email before the webinar containing the Google Meet link (you should check your spam/junk folder if you don't see it).

  • The meeting link is only for registered attendees; You may not share it with anyone else.

  • Your name will be added to the Atlas Institute mailing list to be notified of future training opportunities. You will have the option to opt in or out of future communication.

  • You acknowledge that you are responsible for understanding and following the outlined policies.

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