This course will raise participants awareness of how body image can affect children.

Course content:

  • Explore how children of all ages are affected by the media and their modern world
  • Explore how body image is linked to children’s mental health and emotional well-being
  • Explore what kind of comments and activities are helpful and unhelpful
  • Develop strategies to promote children’s positive body image.

Links to the following Dimensions of the Bristol Standard:

  • D1 Values and Aims
  • D2 Relationships and Interactions
  • D8 Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • D9 Partnership with Parents and the Wider Community.

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Course details

Cost: Free for Bristol-based Ofsted registered childcare workers and Bristol BAND members. £45 all others, 10% discount to non-Bristol BAND member groups.
Venue: BAND Office, Scrapstore House, Sevier Street, St Werburgh's, Bristol, BS2 9LB. View a map
Tutors: Chris Calland and Nicky Hutchison.
Refreshments: Tea, coffee & squash provided.
Please note: Bookings to be made on booking form only and accompanied by separate cheques for each attendee payable to 'BAND Ltd' please. Places are limited to 15 (2 per setting), so book early!
Closing date: n/a.