141 results for: Bias

Addressing Weight Bias: A Call to Action

A call to action from the Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) summarizing the effects of weight bias, what can be done to reduce it and provides guidance for reframing public health messages.

  2019-12-19 – Handout

Fr: Les préjugés liés au poids : le temps d’agir (Addressing Weight Bias: A Call to Action)

A call to action, in French, from the Ontario Dietitians in Public Health (ODPH) summarizing the effects of weight bias, what can be done to reduce it and provides guidance for reframing public health messages.

  2020-04-08 – Handout

Weight Stigma Background

Background information regarding weight stigma.

  2019-12-03 – Background

Weight Bias: A Social Justice Issue. A Policy Brief

A 2012 brief from the Rudd Centre for Food Policy and Obesity providing an overview of the consequences of weight bias and related law and policy recommendations.

  2019-11-22 – Research Report/Paper

Joint International Consensus Statement for Ending Stigma of Obesity

After reviewing the evidence on the causes and harms of weight stigma, a multidisciplinary group of international experts developed a joint consensus statement with recommendations to eliminate weight bias. Dietitians of Canada endorsed this statement along with a Pledge to Eradicate Weight Bias and Stigma of Obesity.

  2020-03-05 – Position Paper/Policy Document

Implicit Associations Test (IAT) - Weight

An online test called from Project Implicit® developed at Harvard University to assess biases that people have towards race, sexuality, gender, body weight, etc.

  2019-11-27 – Evaluation/Assessment Tool

Weight/Obesity Web Links

A collection of websites related to weight/obesity.

    2021-09-28 – Website

Weight-Inclusive Image Banks

A collection of images, photos and videos on inclusion and diversity that professionals can use in their practice. Some are royalty free and some require permission to use.

  2019-11-22 – Audio/Visual

Fostering Positive Weight-Related Conversations

This knowledge translation casebook from the Bloorview Research Institute is a “compilation of best evidence and practice to assist healthcare professionals in having positive conversation about weight-related issues with children and their families.”

  2018-10-23 – Manual/Guide

Cultural Competence for Registered Dietitians E-Learning Module

An e-learning video module from the College of Dietitians of Ontario (CDO) examines the concepts of cultural competence and reviews how personal values, biases and assumptions may impact the quality of services that dietitians provide in all areas of dietetic practice.

2019-05-20 – Audio/Visual