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Promoting the Health of Youth

May 15, 2014 3:30 pm - May 15, 2014 6:30 pm
Location: Auditorium
Bringing to the community excellent speakers to support parents, teachers and others in fostering the healthy development of our young people.

Healthy Nutrition, Positive Body Image, and Active Living

The event's agenda include:
-  A keynote presentation by Dr. Bryn Austin, the Iris Litt Visiting Professor from Harvard, on promoting healthy body image and satisfaction among teens
- Arlene Cristal, Director of the Shapedown Program at BC Children's Hospital - an effective family-based program for the promotion of healthy nutrition and active living
- Ian Marcuse on healthy nutrition for children and teens in low income communities
- Trevor Stokes on promoting physical activity among youth in the Community 
- A panel of Youth Workers sponsored by Vancouver Parks and Recreation
- A special and exciting participatory Theatre presentation with David Diamond's Theatre for the Living

 

This event is sponsored by: Britannia Community Services Centre Society, BC Children's Hospital's Division of Adolescent Health and Medicine, Department of Psychology and RICHER (Responsive Intersectoral Children's Health, Education and Research), RAYCAM Community Centre, NICCSS (Network of InnerCity Community Services Society), and Vancouver Parks and Recreation. The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine has provided support for the Iris Litt Visiting Professorship.


Refreshments will be available after the event. 
FREE, please pre-register. online or call 604.718.5800.