Educate and Empower Yourself & Your Community
with Ophelia's Place presentations, workshops, trainings, and internship experience
Our staff's reputation as speakers is built on their ability to actively and warmly engage audiences in topics that are often difficult to talk about. We bring a unique multi-disciplinary and effective approach to wellness, body-image, and empowerment.
Through the use of the Body Project curriculum, an evidence-based program sponsored by the National Eating Disorders Association, and a Health at Every Size approach created by Linda Bacon, PhD, Ophelia’s Place prevention and early intervention efforts aim to:
Increase body acceptance and self-esteem
Educate on eating disorder and disordered eating signs and symptoms
Promote access to treatment
Disrupt and reshape cultural norms around food, weight, exercise, health, and beauty ideals
Programs We Offer:
Lunch & Learns
A monthly conversation held at Cafe at 407, with topics around health, food, beauty, body image, Intuitive Eating, and more. Come for open conversation, delicious food from the cafe and community connection.
Want to bring Lunch & Learns to your workplace or organization for staff development? We'll come to you!
Presentations, workshops and Keynotes
Our team has decades of expertise in treatment, support, activism, and education, allowing us to provide programs designed to inspire through dynamic storytelling experiences. We are available for presentations, workshops, keynotes, and other speaking engagements.
If you are interested in scheduling an event, please fill out the form below.
the Body Project Training
The Body Project is an evidence based curriculum backed by NEDA that provides a forum for women and girls to confront unrealistic beauty ideals and engages them in the development of healthy body image through verbal, written, and behavioral exercises.
Ophelia’s Place staff is trained in The Body Project and offers this training to anyone in the community who has the desire to create ongoing change within their circle of influence; be it a school, place of business, organization or within their personal lives.
Our next Body Project Training dates are listed below, along with other important details. Please read carefully before signing up.
May 23rd, 2019 from 12pm-5pm EST,
via Zoom meetings
$45 to attend
July 26th, 2019 from 9am-2pm, in the Cafe at 407 community room
Lunch will be provided by the cafe
$45 to attend
OPHELIA'S PLACE CERTIFICATE PROGRAM
Our signature Certificate Program is a 4 month online course, designed to help you gain a deeper understanding around eating disorder prevention and intervention, and strengthen your sense of body respect on both a personal and collective level.
This program is for you if:
You'd like to increase your own body acceptance and self-esteem, or help others in your community to do the same
You're ready to disrupt and reshape cultural norms around food, weight, exercise, health, and beauty ideals
You're passionate about spreading awareness around eating disorder and disordered eating signs, symptoms, prevention and early intervention
You want to do your part to promote access to treatment
Participants will complete The Body Project training, along with other continuing education in the areas of prevention and early intervention, Health at Every Size, body acceptance, body composition, Intuitive Eating and more.
Cost: $150 one time payment OR 12 monthly payments of $15
Participants can sign up at anytime. The course is paced to be completed within four months from the start date.
Graduates of the program have the possibility of joining Ophelia's Place Team of Educators.
student ambassador internship
Our Student Ambassador internship program is a remote learning experience aimed at empowering scholars of all ages who have a shared passion and heart for those struggling with eating disorders, disordered eating, and body image.
It's designed to help students: make a tangible difference in the world; explore passions and be inspired; gain experience and knowledge; build their resume and portfolio; get career coaching and mentoring; and a better idea of which direction they want to pursue within the field.