Notice of Collection

Notice of Collection

Your personal information is collected by PHSA for the purposes of resource evaluation and research under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) section 26 (c ) and 35. For questions regarding the collection of your information contact Kimberley Korf-Uzan, Project Manager, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services by email at kkorfuzan@bcmhs.bc.ca.

The BalancedView Resource was developed by BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services, an Agency of the Provincial Health Services Authority. By accessing and using this website, you agree to be bound by the terms of use, disclaimer and limitation of liability (“terms of use”) set out below. If you do not agree to be bound by any of these terms of use immediately exit this website and do not access any other pages. These terms of use may change from time to time without notice and it is your responsibility to check for up-dates. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the current version of these terms of use. The last revision date for these terms of use is set forth below.

 

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Information on this secure website is provided for educational and information purposes only.

BalancedView is designed to enhance the awareness, knowledge and skills of health professionals in the area of weight bias and stigma, including:

  • Describing some of the consequences of weight bias and stigma
  • Learning about challenges experienced by people who are overweight or obese when accessing the health care system
  • Exploring commonly-held beliefs about individuals who are overweight or obese and reflecting on personal attitudes about weight and shape
  • Describing strategies for implementing a health-centred approach in practice