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Free Educational Webinar: Removing Weight Stigma From Health Care: A Pocket Guide to Changing the Way We Care

May 18, 2022 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Noon Mountain Time
Removing Weight Stigma From Health Care: A Pocket Guide to Changing the Way We Care
Danielle Basye, MS, RD, LD, RYT
Dietitian – Center for Change Boise



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PowerPoint Handout


About the Presenter:

Danielle graduated from the University of Idaho with a degree in dietetics. She is licensed by the Board of Medicine in Idaho and registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. She has successfully completed and continues to maintain her 200 hr. Registered Yoga Teacher credentials with Yoga Alliance. Danielle’s yoga teaching philosophy creates a safe and accessible space for all bodies. She is currently working on obtaining her CEDRD eating disorder credentials from IAEDP.

In her free time, Danielle likes to practice yoga, cook without recipes, be outside, and lose herself in a good book or a 90’s sitcom. She lives in Boise, Idaho with many loved ones and a fish named Jethro.


CE Information:

Center for Change has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6766. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for Change is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Center for Change, provider #141861 is a continuing professional education (CPE) accredited provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Activity #169568. CDR credentialed practitioners will receive one continuing professional education unit (CPEU) for completion of this activity.

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886558729-8491) for 1 continuing education contact hours.

AADE recognizes NASW, APA, and CDR as continuing education providers on the NCBDE list of recognized approved providers. The continuing education must be applicable to diabetes. Participants are responsible for contacting their respective state and discipline licensing boards to confirm acceptance of CE hours.

Center for Change is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Center for Change maintains responsibility for this program and its content.



Description of Presentation:

The presence of weight stigma infiltrates many areas in our culture including in the medical/treatment setting. This presentation will take a look at the research into how weight stigma impacts patients in a variety of health care settings and what that means for providers. A variety of weight neutral interventions will be discussed that are easy to use in a variety of treatment settings to create a safe setting for people of all body sizes.

Learning Objectives:

Based on the content of the workshop participants will be able to (use Verbs such as “list, describe, identify, discuss, explain,” etc.:

1. Participants will be able to identify at least three negative implications that weight stigma has on health

2. Participants will be able to describe three ways to make a health care setting more weight inclusive

3. Participants will be able to explain the difference between weight inclusive vs. weight normative care in the health care setting

Training For:

Staff of Hospitals, Medical Centers, Mental Health Clinics, General Medicine Physicians, Psychiatrists, APRN’s, Psychologists, Counselors, Dietitians, Nurses, Substance Abuse Counselors, Mental Health Technicians for all levels including introductory to advanced.


May 18, 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm