2023 Summit - Stop the Stigma!
2023 Summit - Stop the Stigma!

Stop the Stigma! Person-centered, weight inclusive approaches to start using with your clients now


Presented by Amy Allnutt

This session will focus on the epidemic of weight stigma and the importance of using weight-inclusive practices to treat clients living with obesity. As obesity rates rise, it has become evident that traditional, weight-centric models are proving ineffective and that a shift to more person-centered approaches is imperative for helping individuals manage their health indices.

In addition to understanding weight-inclusive practices, participants will learn about anti-fat attitudes and recognize the implications that weight stigma has on the overall health of individuals struggling with their weight.

This course will also:

  • Explain the terms “weight bias,” “weight stigma” and “weight inclusiveness”;
  • Describe the implications of weight stigma on the mental and physical health of individuals struggling with weight;
  • Discuss the challenges of shifting from a weight centric model to a person-centered model; and
  • Decipher what research says about the weight-loss interventions and health.

This course includes an online video and a corresponding online quiz.

All course content will be presented to you electronically upon completion of your purchase. This includes the video files, quizzes and certificates (certificates awarded upon successful completion of the quiz).

Learners must complete this course within 365 days from the date of purchase.  ACSM will not offer refunds, transfers, or course credits for uncompleted courses prior to their expiration date.

ACSM does not allow substitutions, refunds or credits for this course.  

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