Conference Presentations

Please find below the PDFs and video recordings from the conference presentations. These materials are posted with speakers’ consent. If the session you are looking for is not listed below, it means that the speaker did not allow for his/her presentation to be available online. We will continue adding presentations, so please check back for updates.

Main Conference: Monday, October 24, 2016

The Epidemiology and Socio-Contextual Determinants of Child and Youth Mental Health
Dr. Kathy Georgiades

Weight Stigma in Healthcare & Eduction: Impact on Children & Families
Dr. Angela Alberga, Mr. Brenndon Goodman

Focus on Mental Health in Children and Youth Living with Obesity
Dr. Gary Goldfield

Promoting Health Instead of Size in Children and Teens: Teaching Kids to Care for – Not Compare – Their Diverse Bodies
Dr. Kathy Kater


Main Conference: Tuesday 25, 2016

Psychosocial Impact of Living with Severe Obesity
Dr. Meg H. Zeller

Pediatric Obesity: The Essentials for Helping Without Harming
Anna Aylett, Laurie Clark, Stasia Hadjiyannakis, Jane Rutherford

Pediatric Weight Management Through Ellyn Satter’s Division of Responsibility in Feeding
Anna Aylett

Family Engagement: Lessons from our Patients
Dr. Laurie Clark

Importance of Sleep for Mental and Physical Health
Jean-Phillippe Chaput

Excessive Technology Use and Its Impact on Physical and Mental Health
Ms. Lisa Pont

Building a Health and Wellness Clinic with Patients and Families: The Application of Experience-based Co-design to Paediatric Weight Management
Jennifer Green

Moving Towards Consensus on Weight Bias Reduction Messages and Strategies
Ximena Ramos, Salas

Attitudes Toward Collaboration Among Agencies Serving Urban First nations and Métis Children and Families
Ornell Douglas, Dana Zummach, Piotr Wilk, Martin Cooke, Tasha Shields, Julia Hill, Storm Russell

Pathways to Eating in Children and Adolescents with Obesity
Hayyah Clairman

Psychopharmacology and Pediatric Obesity
Ms. Dina Panagiotopoulos

Motivational Interviewing, Health Behaviours and Body Image-How They Work Together
Elizabeth Dettmer, Annick Buchholz

Parenting and Limit Setting as Agents of Change in Chronic Disease Prevention
Ms. Ann Wareham


Main Conference: Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Families as Agents of Change: Engaging the Whole Family in Weight Management
Dr. Joseph Skelton

The Role of Strengths and Resiliency is Overcoming Challenges with Personal weight in Children and Youth
John Lyons