• Tuesday, May 28, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
  • Webinar


  • Members from Affiliate Organizations are Free
  • WRDA Members are free
  • $15 for Non-Members
  • Free

Health at Every Size- Understanding a Weight- Inclusive Approach

Event: Spring Webinar
: Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDN, CDE, CEDRD-S
: Tuesday May 28, 2019
: 6:00 PM-7:15 PM

Presentation Summary:

Learn about the principles of Health at Every Size, how to use the principles in dietetics, and common myths and facts about this growing movement.

At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:

1. Participants will be able to define Health at Every Size and state the 5 principles.

2. Participants will identify at least 3 strategies to use the Health at Every Size principles in counseling sessions with clients.

3. Participants will identify the top 3 misconceptions of the Health At Every Movement. 

About the Presenter: As a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian, Jennifer combines her expertise in medical nutrition therapy, psychology, and physiology to help clients understand their eating behaviors, and gain the insight needed to make positive changes for their health.

She is an expert in the field of eating disorders and also supervises other Registered Dietitians.  She is involved with the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, the National Eating Disorders Association, and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp).  She is the Co-Social Media Chair for the New York City Chapter of iaedp.

Jennifer also helps Dietitians, Clinicians and other Wellness Professionals build their own businesses.  Pursuing Private Practice is the arm of her business that helps others get their own private practice up and running to achieve their own success.  She is the author of two books, Pursuing Private Practice: 10 Steps to Start Your Own Business and Pursuing Private Practice: 10 Steps to Grow Your Own Business.  She is also the creator and instructor of the Pursuing Private Practice Masterclass E-course, now available to professionals.

Jennifer completed her undergraduate training at Pennsylvania State University in Nutritional Sciences, and continued to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, to complete her dietetic internship.  She received her Certified Diabetes Educator credential in 2009 and her Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian credential in 2014.  Jennifer has professional affiliations with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, and the Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association.

Jennifer is a frequent guest in the media, often talking about positive nutrition, body image, healing from dieting, and educating others about eating disorders.  She also loves to talk about all topics related to private practice!  She has given presentations at conferences and workshops to audiences from 10 to as many as 1,000 people, and has been featured in news articles and on podcasts.  For Jennifer, each presentation is an opportunity to share with her audience her positive message about food.


Credit: 1 CEU (pending approval)

Members: Free
Non-Members: $15
Affiliates: Free

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