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Building (back) Body Confidence, Self-Esteem & Resilience

Change the way you see, not the way you look.

Young people today face a huge range of complex self-esteem issues. Research shows that negative body image and poor self-esteem correlate with low concentration and participation in class and can even affect school attendance.

This session will give an introduction to the Dove Self-Esteem Project new ‘Amazing Me’ resource (for Primary) and ‘Confident Me’ resource (for Secondary). Published research has demonstrated that using these resources helps to improve body image and make students feel more confident to participate in academic and social activities.

At the end of this workshop, attendees will be able to request a free USB stick, by post, with all the latest Dove Self-Esteem Project resources for schools, youth groups and parents.

Martin Staniforth

Martin Staniforth has facilitated the global Dove Self-Esteem Project since 2003, creating a range of body image resources for teachers, youth leaders, parents and young people that have been used with over 70 million young people around the world. He also co-leads Creative Beings CIC, a social enterprise that cultivates creative practices to promote wellbeing.