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Knowledge is Power!

With campaigns like the one being launched in Colorado that is planting small seeds of paranoia in people that they may unknowingly be….omg….FAT!!! And Arizona charging people 50 dollars for their Medicaid coverage if they are overweight, we need to be up to date with the research and counter arguments. Remember…Knowledge is Power!

For those of you looking for opportunities for CEU’s (continuing education units) or to increase your knowledge and expand your contacts in the fields of size acceptance, eating disorders, and expressive arts therapies there are some really exciting conferences coming up and most of them are open for registration right now!

Date: Saturday, June 11, 2011, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Location: Samuel Merritt University, Health Education Center, Bechtel Room (HEC-102) 400 Hawthorn Avenue, Oakland,CA 94609

  • NAAFA is the world’s oldest, largest civil rights organization working to improve the lives of people of size.              

Dates: August 4 – August 8, 2011

Location: The Westin:  Washington Dulles Airport Hotel

  • ASDAH Educational Conference: No BODY Left Behind – The HAES? Model:
    Ensuring an Inclusive Approach to Health & Wellness

Dates: August 12 – August 14, 2011

Location: Sofitel San Francisco Bay: 223 Twin Dolphin Drive, Redwood City CA

Leftovers To Go has been invited to present at the following two conferences:

Dates: September 18-September 21, 2011

Location: Indianapolis, Indiana

  • Expressive Therapies Summit A variety of approaches, including multimodal collaborations, is featured.  A distinguished faculty of clinicians, educators, researchers, and others offer an inspiring program of papers, panels, half-day workshops, and full-day classes; many emphasize hands-on, active participation.

Dates: November 10 – November 13, 2011

Location: New York, New York

Leftovers To Go is on the waiting list to present at:

Dates: November 3-November 6, 2011

Location: San Francisco, CA