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Well Connected Communities Wave 2 Readiness: Coalition Building: Start up, Connect, or Weave

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 14, 2018.

Coalitions take many shapes and sizes. Join us on this webinar to explore how you might engage and support coalitions to amplify local change. The webinar will include the opportunity to hear from Extension teams participating in the Well Connected Communities initiative and how they are partnering in community to build and connect coalitions. The audience for this webinar includes LGU's interested in strengthening coalition skills and those interested in the application for Well Connected Communities Wave 2 funding.
Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/120831669 Session Start: 2018-08-14T10:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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Preparing Individuals and Families to Manage Money with a Volatile Income

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 10, 2018.

This 60-minute webinar will discuss financial planning for workers with volatile incomes. Self-employed freelancers are expected to comprise 40% of the U.S. workforce by 2020. In addition, about 25% of workers have a “side hustle” in the gig economy. Traditional methods of teaching personal finance need to acknowledge the unpredictability of income and expenses. This webinar will explore key content and resources for educators.

Location: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2NItxrrBTiCG4YKc6pULxA Session Start: 2018-09-19T12:30:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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Understanding, Tracking, and Predicting Harmful Algal Blooms

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 08, 2018.

Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) can have serious repercussions for animal and human health. Their increasing presence has been linked to multiple events such as nutrient runoff, climate change, invasive species, and disturbed ecosystems. This webinar will look at what researchers are currently doing to predict when these blooms might occur; how these blooms are affecting inland waters and the Great Lakes; and how stakeholders and citizens are helping scientists track these harmful algal blooms.

Featured speakers include:

  • Kristen DeVanna Fussell, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Administration and Research, Ohio Sea Grant College Program and Stone Laboratory
  • Grace Wilkinson, Assistant Professor, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology, Iowa State University
  • Devin Grace Gill, Stakeholder Engagement Specialist, University of Michigan, Cooperative Institute for Great Lakes Research (CIGLR) at NOAA Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory (GLERL)
Location: https://us.bbcollab.com/guest/de5b0f41e65841bfabc9df92aef438be Session Start: 2018-08-08T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/bnBYng96hjg
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Working with your state poultry diagnostic lab

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 08, 2018.

Before you can treat a flock it is important to know what the problem is. It is important to get an accurate diagnosis from your state diagnostic lab. The webinar will discuss how to interact with your state diagnostic lab, remembering that every state will be slightly different. Dr. Michelle Hall from Clemson University will discuss some of the things you need to do and what you can expect. Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/669732165 Session Start: 2018-08-07T15:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/M-MjlQU_5Pg at 2018-08-07T15:00:00-04:00

Impact Collaborative Summit

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 08, 2018.

The purpose of this webinar is to provide information about the upcoming Impact Collaborative Summit in Indianapolis, October 16-18, 2018. We will answer any questions you have regarding the Summit, outcomes, agenda, or registration.

The Impact Collaborative, powered by eXtension, seeks to be a strong resource for institutions, project teams and their community partners, and Extension professionals nationwide to help solve problems, measure behavior change, and accelerate innovative ideas towards implementation for local impact. The Impact Collaborative also aims to be a key partner for the Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP) as it addresses critical issues nationally.

Find out more at https://www.extension.org/summit/.

Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/336545644 Session Start: 2018-08-15T13:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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Webinar: Using an LLC to Strengthen Your Farm Operation

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 07, 2018.

12/19/18: Using an  LLC to Strengthen Your Farm Operation

Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) are a popular form of business entity or organization. There are a number of ways an LLC can be used to strengthen a farming operation, including but not limited to, limiting liability, defining family ownership interests and/or transition and succession planning. This webinar will provide you with examples of the potential pros and cons of utilizing an LLC in your farming operation and give you ideas to discuss with your individual attorney.

Registration: https://2018wednesdaywebinars.eventbrite.com

For upcoming and archived webinars please visit: https://extension.umd.edu/womeninag/webinars

Location: Online Webinar- must register for link Session Start: 2018-12-19T12:00:00-05:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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Improving Health and Sustainability Outcomes through Meatless Monday

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 07, 2018.

Becky Ramsing, MPH, RDN is a senior program officer with the Food Communities and Public Health Program at the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Becky will discuss the health and environmental benefits of Meatless Monday, why Monday can be the best day for health behavior change, and how you can successfully bring a Meatless Monday program to your school/community.

Learning Objectives: 
After this webinar attendees will be able to:
-    Describe the health and environmental benefits of Meatless Monday
-    Access and adapt materials and resources for implementing Meatless Monday
-    Develop a plan to implement and maintain Meatless Monday in their school, organization or community
-    Explain the ‘Monday Effect’ and the benefits associated with using Monday as a prompt for behavior change Location: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dPl3_E2ET--Z0PG6Ca6w7A Session Start: 2018-08-21T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 30 minutes
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Book Your Summer Tour: NEFE's New Financial Education Tools

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 06, 2018.

Join your National Endowment for Financial Education tour guide to discover the new online Life Transitions tutorial, an expanded library of financial education evaluation questions, and Spanish-translated resources. Tour new online resources to add to your financial literacy toolkit. Budget Wizard, Retirement Planning Action Plans, and program evaluation guide are among the many tour highlights. Cost for tour and side trips: $0.

Presented by: Susan Sharkey, Senior Director - High School Financial Planning Program, National Endowment for Financial Education. As senior director of the High School Financial Planning Program® (HSFPP) for the National Endowment for Financial Education® (NEFE®), Susan Sharkey continues NEFE’s legacy of providing quality resources that empower individuals to make intentional financial decisions through every stage of life. Susan has an M.S. Degree in Business Education and the designation of Accredited Financial Counselor®.

www.NEFE.org

ssharkey@nefe.org

303-224-3516

Location: https://uaex.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Xhxxk8SRRACGl14kgqPucA Session Start: 2018-08-22T12:30:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series: Bees, Wasps, and Hornets, Oh My!

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 06, 2018.

Late summer, picnics can become a battling ground with hornets, bees, and wasps. Before moving indoors, learn about the biology, identification, and practical control measures in this webinar presented by Lynn Braband, Community IPM Extension Area Educator, Cornell University and moderated by Hunter McBrayer and Taylor Vandiver, Regional Extension Agents, Alabama Extension. The link to the event is here: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/209793415 . Note: on August 3, the link to the live webinar opens about 15 minutes before the webinar. If you try to log in earlier, you will get an error message.
For more webinars in this series, see 2018 All Bugs Good and Bad Webinar Series.  The webinars are brought to you by the following eXtension Communities of Practice: Ant Pests, and Urban IPM; and by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Clemson Cooperative Extension and University of Georgia Extension.
Photo Courtesy, Jerry A. Payne, USDA Agricultural Research Service, Bugwood.org Location: https://auburn.zoom.us/j/209793415 Session Start: 2018-08-03T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/C4YqzCTlPyc
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Tree Q & A with Extension Forestry Specialist, Dr. Mike Kuhns

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 02, 2018.

You asked, we listened. Join Extension Forestry Specialist, Mike Kuhns for an hour of tackling some of your hardest tree-related questions. Every month we poll our Learn at Lunch Webinar audience and ask what future webinars should focus on. Mike will select specific questions to address, as well as take questions from the audience. Drawing on his background in urban and community forestry, landscape tree selection and care, and tree biology, Mike will field questions and find practical solutions to common tree-related problems. A small sample of the issues that Mike will take on include:

ALLOWING ADEQUATE ROOT SPACE FOR TREES; TREE SELECTION (mostly in the arid Intermountain West); PLANTING, ROOT FLARE;  ROOT COLLAR EXCAVATION; DROUGHT TOLERANCE IN TREES EFFECTIVE PRUNING; TREE APPRAISAL

Come ready to ask your tree questions. To ensure your question is answered, email your questions to Mike before the webinar usuforestryextension@gmail.com. This interactive, rapid-fire webinar will be full of useful, practical, and timely content that can help improve the health of the trees you care for.

Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/634813972 Session Start: 2018-07-17T12:00:00-06:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/rPd0y5BDHGo
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Post-fire conifer regeneration in ponderosa pine forests of the southern Rocky Mountains, USA

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Aug 01, 2018.

Wildfires in the southern Rocky Mountain region have increased in size, frequency, and severity over the past three decades, but forest recovery following high severity wildfire events is uncertain in this region. We studied conifer regeneration in 11 fires in Colorado, South Dakota, and Wyoming in unburned, low-to-moderately burned, and severely burned areas. Our preliminary findings indicate that conifer regeneration is occurring in high severity burn areas across the southern Rockies region, but at low densities, particularly in comparison to unburned and low-to-moderate severity burn areas. Our preliminary results also indicate that distance from surviving forest and climatic water deficit are influencing conifer regeneration within high severity burn areas. 

Marin Chambers is a research associate with the Colorado Forest Restoration Institute at Colorado State University. She has done botany and forestry research in the southern Rocky Mountain region in montane, subalpine, and alpine ecosystems. Her primary interests are disturbance and restoration ecology, specifically forest recovery, resilience, and adaptation in relationship to forest management, natural disturbances such as wildfire or insect/disease outbreaks, and climate change. 

Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/155790981 Session Start: 2018-08-28T12:00:00-06:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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Smarter Lunchrooms Research Showcase: Research from the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 30, 2018.


Join Dr. David Just, Associate Director of Graduate Studies in the Dyson School of Applied Economics and Management at Cornell University and co-Director of the Cornell B.E.N. Center (Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs), and Adam Brumberg, deputy director of the Cornell Food and Brand Lab, as they share five studies from the 8th annual Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium held in May 2018. This recent research into the application of Smarter Lunchrooms strategies in K-12 schools in America and overseas was conducted by Cornell scientists and guest presenters from the University of Florida, University of Georgia, and Montana State University. They will also review the poster session and future research ideas panel. Lastly, they will show where these resources – videotaped and subtitled research presentations and the posters – will be housed on SmarterLunchrooms.org. There will be a Q&A session.

Learning Objectives: 
After this webinar attendees will have learned:
1. The concepts, methods, and results for five studies related to Smarter Lunchrooms programming in K-12 schools.
2. Best practices for applying select Smarter Lunchrooms strategies, as implied by the research results.
3. How to access the video presentations, slides, printed materials, posters, and other referenced resources on SmarterLunchrooms.org.
Location: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_PJZf7hA4TJ-uA7eT2qn8OQ Session Start: 2018-07-26T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 30 minutes Recording: http://articles.extension.org/pages/74706/smarter-lunchrooms-research-showcase:-research-from-the-2018-smarter-lunchrooms-symposium
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Meet the New Neighbors: Emerging Pest Issues in Oregon

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 28, 2018.

This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.

Join Robin Rosetta (OSU Department of Horticulture and OSU Extension) for an introduction to emerging pest issues such as rose stem girdler, European chafer, and daylily gall midge. You will learn basic biology, identification, and how to recognize damage . Learn how and where to make reports of unusual insect activity. Additional resources will be provided to supplement this session.

Photo credit: David Cappaert, Bugwood.org Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/910624327 Session Start: 2018-07-26T11:00:00-07:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/b9yUpvQnci0
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eXtension Technologies--Looking to the Future

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 24, 2018.

As eXtension grows the Impact Collaborative, it continues to offer technology that supports its members and the Cooperative Extension Service. We are upgrading our tools in ways that will ensure the future of content for communities of practice (CoPs), and provide CoPs greater flexibility and control of their content.  It also expands our services to other multi-institutional teams of Extension educators as well as ECOP projects which need a neutral web presence to communicate their work.  As eXtension has changed its focus toward the Impact Collaborative and equipping Extension educators to make a more visible and measurable local impact, the tools it provides to its members and to the Cooperative Extension Service are being upgraded for increased flexibility and efficiency.

During this webinar, we will not only address technical details of this upgrade and what CoPs might wish to do as part of it, but also plan to demonstrate a representative CoP website and what this web presence can contribute to the work of these teams.
Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/795481821 Session Start: 2018-07-24T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/OFLLxth7M9s
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Opportunities & Possibilities: Posttraumatic Growth in Research and Practice (Part 1)

From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 20, 2018.

Webinar Description

In this presentation, Richard Tedeschi, Ph.D. will discuss the theoretical model and research basis of posttraumatic growth, the process by which trauma survivors often find valuable changes in how they live life in the aftermath of trauma. He will outline a framework for therapeutic interventions that facilitate posttraumatic growth through a way of relating called expert companionship. This approach to practice incorporates a broad view of what constitutes trauma, including many experiences that are not typically considered traumatic in our current diagnostic system, but which are traumatic to people because they challenge core beliefs about oneself, other people, the future, and the kind of world in which we live. The attention paid to possibilities for transformation of individuals and their relationships does not preclude working on typical symptoms of trauma, but recognizes that symptoms are better understood, tolerated, and reduced when traumatic suffering can have meaning and purpose.



Presenter

Richard G. Tedeschi received his B.A. in Psychology from Syracuse University, his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University, and completed his Clinical Psychology Internship at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine. Dr. Tedeschi is Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he teaches personality and psychotherapy, and serves as Graduate Coordinator for the MA Psychology program. He is a Licensed Psychologist specializing in bereavement and trauma. With his colleague Lawrence Calhoun, he has published books on posttraumatic growth, an area of research that they have developed that examines personal transformations in the aftermath of traumatic life events. Their most recent book is Posttraumatic Growth in Clinical Practice (2013). Dr. Tedeschi serves as a consultant to the American Psychological Association on trauma and resilience, and as a subject matter expert for the US Army’s Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Program. He is a recipient of the Mary G. Clarke Award for Distinguished Service to Psychology given by the North Carolina Psychological Association and is past President of NCPA.


Continuing Education (CE) Credit or Certificate of Completion


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    *The cover image is licensed from iStockphoto.com by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Military Families Learning Network (MFLN), under Member ID: 8085767.

    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-07-18T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/PN3bXkFa6nw
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    Military Consumer Protection Awareness

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 19, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

    FOR UPDATED INFORMATION FOR THIS EVENT PLEASE VISIT: https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/event/21098/

    The 90 minute webinar will cover the Military Lending Act (MLA), which was enacted in 2006 and implemented by the Department of Defense (DoD), and protects active duty members of the military, their spouses, and their dependents from certain lending practices. These practices could pose risks for service members and their families, and could pose a threat to military readiness and affect service member retention. This webinar will also provide a general overview of the Servicemember Civil Relief Act, particularly its consumer protections, including the ability to: get reduced interest rates on certain loans; to postpone foreclosure, eviction and repossession; and to terminate a phone contract or auto/residential lease.

    CEUs

    AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here. This webinar is approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).

    How to Join the Webinar:

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

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      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

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    Speakers

    Andrew Cohen, Director, Office of Financial Readiness at Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Education and Training. Mr. Cohen began his career in the Federal Civil Service in July 2017 as a senior program analyst. As Director, he leads the Financial Readiness team in the planning, direction, control, and coordination of policies and programs to meet the financial literacy and preparedness needs of Service members and their families. Key programs in the Financial Readiness portfolio include financial literacy training, the Personal Financial Management and Counselor programs, the Military Lending Act, continued education of the force regarding the new Blended Retirement System, and assessing the financial literacy/preparedness of the force.

    Carol Kando-Pineda is Counsel in the Federal Trade Commission’s Division of Consumer and Business Education where she leads teams to create and distribute free online articles, social media content, print publications, and videos to help people spot scams and manage their money. She heads up the Military Consumer initiative as well as outreach to consumers through public libraries. Carol began her FTC career as a staff attorney bringing false advertising cases; she then became the agency’s Legislative Counsel, serving for several years as a liaison between the FTC and Congress. In 2014, she worked on consumer issues while on temporary assignment to the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Energy and Commerce. She earned her A.B. from Harvard College and her J.D. from Suffolk University School of Law.

    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-07-17T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/vJIo68QSCtg
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    Cooking Under Pressure

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 19, 2018.

    Our Idaho Extension team has developed a program that addresses an appliance that has taken the world by storm…the Electric Pressure Cooker. In the classes we have developed we discuss how to safely use electric pressure cooking units as well as how to incorporate them into our busy lives so our participants can cook healthy and nutritious meals at home in no time. This program has been a huge success in the state of Idaho. It is also currently being taught in Montana and Oregon.

    In this webinar, we would like to share our knowledge with other Extension Educators and Professionals so they can take our already created program into their states and counties and make it a success. After the webinar, we will email all interested participants the materials that we have used in our counties to teach these classes.

    Please join us! Come prepared to be inspired, share your thoughts and ask questions!

    Presented By:

    Becky Hutchings, is a University of Idaho Extension Educator. Her area of expertise is focused around Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H Youth Development. She graduated from University of Idaho with a degree in FCS Education and went onto to teach high school FCS classes during the day while taking graduate courses at night. She received her Master’s Degree in Instructional Technology from Intercontenial University followed by taking numerous Culinary School courses from the University of Nevada Las Vegas.  She taught high school FCS courses in an inner-city school in Las Vegas, Nevada for over 10 years. This experience provided her a broader perspective of multi-cultural education to her areas of interest. In early 2016, Becky became an Extension Educator with the University of Idaho. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, camping and traveling.

    Amy Robertson, is a University of Idaho Extension Educator in Family and Consumer Sciences and 4-H and Youth Development. She joined University of Idaho Extension in April, 2015.  Robertson provides a variety of workshops, classes and other learning opportunities in food safety, nutrition and healthy living. She also organizes and implements 4-H and youth development events for local youth. She has a B.S. in Child Development/Family Relations from the University of Idaho and a M.S. in Family and Consumer Sciences from the University of Idaho.

    Surine Greenway, is a University of Idaho Extension Educator in Family and Consumer Science. Her area of expertise is focused around Food Safety and Finances.


    Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/369833885 Session Start: 2018-09-13T13:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
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    STEM and poultry

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 18, 2018.

    Science Technology Engineering & Mathematics (STEM) is used broadly in the poultry industry. Some examples of the various fields that are used, projects possible, and the interest / career opportunities for students interested in applying stem in their own sector of poultry will be discussed. Dr. Gregory Martin, a poultry extension educator from the Pennsylvania State University will be the presenter. Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/358238897 Session Start: 2018-07-17T15:30:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/P_VJTVNc13I at 2018-07-17T15:30:00-04:00

    From Diapers to Diplomas: Exploring Resilience in Military Children

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 17, 2018.

    CEUs are no longer available for this webinar. However, we appreciate 
    your feedback through this evaluation link: 
    https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3rbrjidDbLjWtql

    About this Webinar

    This 90-minute webinar will provide participants with information about the unique challenges for children in military and veteran families while highlighting the importance of a family-level approach to promoting positive marital, co-parenting, and parent-child relationships. The facilitator will be offering suggestions for adapting best practices to most effectively meet the needs of military and veteran families.


    Presenter Information

    Catherine Mogil, Psy.D, is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the UCLA Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior in the David Geffen School of Medicine. She is a licensed clinical psychologist and serves as the Director of Training and Intervention Development for the Nathanson Family Resilience Center. Her recent research focuses on developing effective interventions for children and families in high-stress environments.


    CEU and Certificate of Completion Information

    We will be granting 1.5 CEUs through the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work.
    These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements
    for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Marriage and Family Therapist licenses.
    The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work is an approved CE provider
    in all but the following 11 states:
    Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma.
    However, participants are encouraged to check with their state's latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CE rules.


    How to Join

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.
    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)


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    Cover Photo Image: photospin.com/ Alena Ozerova
    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2017-07-13T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/Cf3TPJ-1Cvs
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    Starting Your First Diabetes Prevention Program? Get tips from the Extension experts

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 16, 2018.

    This webinar will introduce participants to a Diabetes Prevention Program start-up checklist developed by the Southeast Extension Region National Diabetes Prevention Program Interest Group, and provide expert advice on how to get your first Diabetes Prevention Program off to a great start.  A panel of three Extension Agents with experience successfully conducting the DPP with multiple cohorts will give their insights into conducting a successful program.
    Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/996506359 Session Start: 2018-08-22T13:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
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    Turfgrass Science & Industry Cooperate to Answer the Call for Reduced Water Use

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 16, 2018.

    The turfgrass industry and turfgrass scientists have been focused on sustainable turfgrass management practices for many years, resulting in reduced input of fertilizers, pesticides, and other products. In more recent years, the focus has turned to turfgrass water use and now several cooperative efforts are underway to develop, test, and introduce low water use grasses into the industry. This webinar will introduce the various national programs focused on developing and testing low water use grasses, including identifying the resulting varieties and detailing Utah State University’s participation in these programs. Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/776672149 Session Start: 2018-07-10T14:00:00-06:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/OwsGxlGIKyM at 2018-07-10T14:00:00-06:00

    Successful Efforts in Stopping Aquatic Invasive Species from the Pet and Pond Trades

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 13, 2018.

    Invasive aquatic plants and animals introduced through trade channels pose a significant threat to natural ecosystems. Invasive organisms can be released into waterways or escape from private ponds and water gardens. Invasive aquatic species can also be included in shipments to vendors and consumers via “hitchhiking” organisms or mislabeling. Join us for this month’s The Current to hear from Extension professionals around the region on their successful efforts – and lessons learned – in blocking invasive aquatic species from these trades.

    Featured Speakers:

    • Doug Jensen, Aquatic Invasive Species Program Coordinator, University of Minnesota Sea Grant
    • Tim Campbell, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Extension
    • Greg Hitzroth, Aquatic Invasive Species Outreach Specialist, Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant
    • Paige Filice, Research Assistant, Michigan State University Extension
    Location: http://northcentralwater.org/the-current/ Session Start: 2018-07-11T14:00:00-05:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/1czxgT79oO4
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    The Power of Family Mealtimes: Strategies to Promote Health and Wellbeing

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    About this Webinar

    Many of us overlook the importance of family mealtimes. There are many reasons such as being overbooked, overscheduled, work, traffic, the reasons are endless. There seem to be fewer and fewer occasions when the family can sit down together and enjoy a meal.

    The benefits of family mealtimes are numerous. Research has shown that children consume more nutritious meals, get better grades, and engage in less high-risk behavior.  Tune into this webinar to learn more about the benefits of family mealtimes, how they affect health and well-being, and tips on how to create a positive family mealtime experience when even during busy times.

    CEU and Certificate of Completion Information

    MFLN Nutrition and Wellness will be providing 1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians
    MFLN Family Development anticipates being able to provide 1 CEU through the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work. These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Marriage and Family Therapist licenses. The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work is an approved CEU provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma.
    However, participants are encouraged to check with their states' latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CEU rules.

    Presenter

    Dr. Barbara H. Fiese
    Family Resiliency Center
    University of Illinois

    How to Join

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com. The recording of this webinar will be posted a couple days after the live session.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.


    Cover photo by Canva


    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes
    at 2018-08-21T11:00:00-04:00

    2018 Personal Finance Year in Review

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

    How to Join the Webinar:

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

    Speaker

    Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D- Financial Resource Management Specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring and Investing on a Shoestring, and co-author of  Investing For Your Future,Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.
    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-12-18T11:00:00-05:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
    at 2018-12-18T11:00:00-05:00

    Family Finances Series: Raising Financially Responsible Children

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and Family Development concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network.


    Neale Godfrey will deliver a 90-minute webinar discussing the importance of raising financially responsible children. This interactive learning opportunity will include quizzes for parents and children to determine their financial management style and offer guidance for teaching financial responsibility to children.

    How to Join the Webinar:

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.


    CEU Information:

    MFLN Family Development anticipates being able to provide 1.5 CEUs through the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work. These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Marriage and Family Therapist licenses. The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work is an approved CEU provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma.
    However, participants are encouraged to check with their states' latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CEU rules.

    Speaker

    Neale Godfrey is an author. Her books deal with money, life skills, and value issues. One of them, Money Doesn't Grow on Trees: A Parent's Guide to Raising Financially Responsible Children,was a New York Times #1 Best Seller. She is currently Executive in Residence at the Columbia Graduate School of Business and is a weekly contributor at Forbes.com, averaging 100,000 page views per week. She also hosts regular discussions on her web platform, NealeGodfrey.com.


    Cover Image: Pixabay[Money Finance by nattanan23 on June 4, 2017, CC0]

    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-11-13T11:00:00-05:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
    at 2018-11-13T11:00:00-05:00

    Employment Resources for Military Spouses

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance and the Family Transitions concentration areas of the Military Families Learning Network.


    How to Join the Webinar:

    You may connect via APAN Connect (recommended) or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

    Speakers

    Ray Milano, 
    Deputy Associate Administrator for the Office of Veterans Business Development (OVBD)

    Eddy Mentzer, Associate Director for Family Readiness & Well-Being
    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-10-23T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
    at 2018-10-23T11:00:00-04:00

    Paying for College: The Forever GI Bill and Repayment Plans

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

    This 90-minute webinar will cover the Forever GI Bill or the Colmery Act with speakers from the Veteran's Benefits Administration Office. Dr. Carrie Johnson will take a look at repayment options, including deferment and forbearance options for active military service members.


    Speakers
    Dr. Carrie Johnson, Extension Personal and Family Finance Specialist, Assistant Professor at North Dakota State University. Carrie has worked in Extension Education since 2009, prior to that she was a financial aid counselor. She received her Bachelor's Degree (English for Information Systems) from Dakota State University, Master's Degree (Family and Consumer Sciences with an emphasis in Family Financial Planning) from South Dakota State University, and Ph.D. (Family and Consumer Science Education) from Iowa State University. Carrie is also an Accredited Financial Counselor. Research Interests: Personal finance for low-income and underserved populations; Financial education impact; Student loan debt; Program delivery methods and evaluation; Behavioral finance across the lifespan.

    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-09-25T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
    at 2018-09-25T11:00:00-04:00

    Family Finances Series: Financial Planning for Life Events

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

    FOR THE MOST UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT VISIT https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/event/20234/

    In this webinar, Dr. O'Neill will talk about preparing for the inevitable circumstances that life throws our way. Divorce, untimely death, health crises, marriage, remarriage, widowhood, home-buying and retirement take a tremendous toll on finances. This webinar will talk about savings and insurance as protective barriers against the financial distress these events can cause. She will also discuss recovery plans to regain lost finances and starting again on a reduced income.

    How to Join the Webinar:

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.


    CEU Information:

    MFLN Family Development anticipates being able to provide 1.5 CEUs through the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work. These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and Marriage and Family Therapist licenses. The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work is an approved CEU provider in all but the following 11 states: Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma.
    However, participants are encouraged to check with their states' latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and CEU rules.


    Speaker

    Barbara O’Neill, Ph.D- Financial Resource Management Specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring and Investing on a Shoestring, and co-author of  Investing For Your Future, Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.


    Cover Image: Pixabay[Money Finance by nattanan23 on June 4, 2017, CC0]

    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-08-28T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
    at 2018-08-28T11:00:00-04:00

    Have you Checked your Trees Lately? A Routine Check-up of Trees Saves Lives & Property

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    While trees provide significant benefits to our homes and communities, they may also become liabilities when they fall or break apart, causing property damage, personal injuries, and power outages. Although some tree failures are unpredictable and cannot be prevented, others can be detected with regular tree inspections and remediated. Participants will learn how to recognize 7 of the most common structural tree defects that often result in failures. Extension personnel will be prepared to teach tree owners how to conduct basic inspections.

    Presented by Dr. Robert Polomski, Clemson University Extension

    ISA continuing education credits available Location: http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/have-you-checked-your-trees-lately-a-routine-check-up-of-trees-saves-lives-and-property/?sr=ex~nl-other Session Start: 2018-06-26T13:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/have-you-checked-your-trees-lately-a-routine-check-up-of-trees-saves-lives-and-property/?sr=ex~nl-other
    at 2018-06-26T13:00:00-04:00

    Trees for Bees: Pollinator Habitats in Urban Forests

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 12, 2018.

    Pollinator habitats are important to all landscapes, including urban and suburban forests. Pollinators need numerous resources in addition to nectar and pollen, such as nesting sites, water, and shelter. The webinar will cover pollinator habitat needs and ways to promote pollinators in urban and suburban forests. Available resource materials and instructions for a hands-on learning activity will be included.

    Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Benton - Forest Health Outreach Specialist, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, University of Georgia

    ISA and SAF credits available for archived version (if viewed between July 10, 2018-July 10, 2019)

    This webinar is part of the series, Understanding Urban and Community Forests: An Extension Webinar Series. To view all webinars in the series, click here https://sref.info/news/articles/2018-urban-community-forestry-webinar-series-for-extension-agents.
    Location: http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/trees-for-bees-pollinator-habitats-in-urban-forests Session Start: 2018-07-10T13:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: http://www.forestrywebinars.net/webinars/trees-for-bees-pollinator-habitats-in-urban-forests
    at 2018-07-10T13:00:00-04:00

    From Communication to Conversations: Expanding Language Development in the Early Childhood Years

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 10, 2018.

    The evaluation and post-test can be accessed using this link: 

     https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_3IOe1B80tcKKVvv

    Children’s language use grows dramatically throughout the toddler and preschool years. Words and phrases expand daily and children begin to form sentences that go beyond sharing their preferences. Their speech sounds continue to develop and include both predictable, and sometimes adorable, error patterns.  Pre-literacy skills also emerge during this developmental window and lay the foundation for academic success as children approach elementary school. In this webinar, the presenters will discuss decontextualized language, early developing morphemes, timelines for phonological processes, and preliteracy achievements during the preschool years as well as when to worry that a child's speech and language doesn't seem to be progressing as expected.

    Objectives:

    • List the four key early developing morphemes that allow toddlers to make sentences  
    • Understand decontextualized language and why it is an important milestone in a toddler's development
    • Explain three common phonological processes and indicators for concern related to a child's speech
    • Describe three major preliteracy achievements preschoolers master and why these skills help support later reading abilities

    How to obtain CECs:

    • This FD Early Intervention webinar offers CE credits through the Early Intervention Training Program (EITP) at the University of Illinois for providers in Illinois. To learn more about EITP, go to https://eitp.education.illinois.edu/
    • The following states have agreed to recognize the CE credits we offer:  Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and for service coordinators in Washington.
    • Our team is actively pursuing CE credits in additional states.  Please check back periodically for updates.

    Speaker

    Juliann J. Woods, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a Professor in the School of Communication Science and Disorders, Associate Dean of Research for the College of Communication and Information, and Associate Director of Research to Practice at the Autism Institute. She has over 40 years of clinical experience, research and teaching in early communication intervention for young children and their families as an ASHA Fellow and past-president of the Division of Early Childhood. She has more than 50 externally funded research, training and demonstration grants with many using professional development and implementation science frameworks and technology to integrate practice change in community settings. Dr. Woods publishes and presents at national conferences on early communication and intervention for young children and their families and the use of technology for coaching and professional development. She is the director of the Communication and Early Childhood- Research to Practice Center which is designed to facilitate access of resources for early childhood educators, program administrators, and interdisciplinary teams and is associate director for research to practice with the FSU Autism Institute.

    Mollie Romano, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is the Assistant Director of the Communication in Early Childhood Research and Practice Center (CEC-RAP) in the College of Communication and Information at Florida State University. She is the Principal Investigator of the Iowa Distance Mentoring Model (IA-DMM), a statewide initiative to support the implementation of Family Guided Routines Based Intervention in Iowa’s Part C Program by providing systematic, evidence-based professional development. Dr. Romano has worked as a speech-language pathologist in home and community settings, and she conducts research on embedded interventions for infants and toddlers and their families. She also teaches Clinical Phonetics and Normal Communication Development in the School of Communication Science and Disorders at Florida State University. Dr. Romano has a particular interest in supporting the communication needs of children at risk for language delays due to poverty and in interventions that encourage the development of children with significant disabilities.  

    How to Join

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at MilFamLN@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

    Cover Image from Photospin.com by Monkey Business Images.


    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-06-28T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/9uHKMMes9XQ
    at 2018-06-28T11:00:00-04:00

    Family Finances Series: Separation & Single Parenting in the Military

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 10, 2018.

    This is a free webinar hosted by the Personal Finance concentration area and the Family Development concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network.

    FOR THE MOST UPDATED INFORMATION ABOUT THIS EVENT VISIT https://militaryfamilieslearningnetwork.org/event/20237/

    For many service members with families and children, it can be a difficult balance between responsibilities to their families and to the military. Separation and single parenting can make this balance even more difficult, leaving service members and their family members shouldering even more responsibilities than before.During this 90-minute webinar, Dr. Mixon and Dr. Gillen will discuss both the emotional and financial impacts of separation and single parenting in the military.

    CEUs

    AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here. 

    MFLN Family Development anticipates being able to provide 1.5 CEUs through the University of Texas at Austin's School of Social Work. These educational hours may be submitted by professionals to meet continuing education requirements for renewal of Social Work, Professional Counselor, and
    Marriage and Family Therapist licenses. The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work is an approved CEU provider in all but the following 11 states:
    Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, and Oklahoma.
    However, participants are encouraged to check with their states' latest licensing rules to confirm reciprocity and
    CEU rules.

    How to Join

    You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

    • APAN Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

      • To get the URL for the webinar, register in the grey box at the top-right of this page

      • Go mobile by viewing on the Adobe Connect app (Android & iPhone compatible)

      • If you cannot access APAN Connect, view via YouTube Live

    • YouTube Live (broadcast only, limited interaction)

    Visit our How to Join page for full information on viewing options and troubleshooting tips.

    Speakers

    Kacy Mixon,
    Ph.D., LMFT-is the Project Director for the Family Development Team of the Military Families Learning Network. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Psychology, Counseling & Family Therapy
    Dept. at Valdosta State University. As a licensed marriage and family therapist (AAMFT clinical fellow), Kacy has worked with families from all walks of life. Her trainings, presentations and courses, however, focus primarily on family violence, trauma, military families, and foster-care transitions.

    Martie Gillen, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for the Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, in the Institute for Food and Agricultural at the University of Florida. She joined the Department in June, 2011. Her appointment is 65% teaching, 10% research, and 25% Extension. She has a BA in Business Administration from Morehead State University and a MBA from Sullivan University. She earned her Doctorate in Family Studies from the University of Kentucky. She also earned a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Statistics from the University of Kentucky.

    Cover Image: Pixabay[Money Finance by nattanan23 on June 4, 2017, CC0]
    Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2018-07-10T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/2juFNBJ8EUI
    at 2018-07-10T11:00:00-04:00

    Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 09, 2018.

    Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant breeding and variety selection, water management and quality, nutrient management, and more! This series is recommended for farmers, extension agents, educators, agricultural professionals, and others interested in building soil health.

    Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will review the most recent research on soil health practices and explore how organic growers can build healthy soils on their operations. The webinars will provide practical guidelines for growers, in-depth analysis of research outcomes, and an opportunity to get your questions answered.

    Register now at https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/onstage/g.php?PRID=8c89e175509c9d5e881644245dd5c9d2

    May 9, 2018: Building Organic Matter for Healthy Soils: An Overview

    We will discuss the attributes of healthy soil, the central role of organic matter, and how to monitor and enhance soil health in organic production. The presentation will outline key organic practices for building soil organic matter and optimizing soil functions in relation to fertility, crop yield, and resource conservation.

    June 13, 2018: Weed Management: An Ecological Approach

    This webinar will focus on integrated organic weed management tools and practices that give crops the edge over weeds, build soil health, and reduce the need for soil disturbance.

    September 19, 2018: Practical Conservation Tillage

    This webinar includes the impacts of tillage on soil health, including practical, soil-friendly tillage practices for organic systems. We will discuss several newer tillage tools and approaches that reduce adverse impacts on soil life and soil structure.

    October 17, 2018: Cover Crops: Selection and Management

    This webinar will focus on selecting the best cover crops, mixes, and management methods for soil health, including crop rotations and cropping system biodiversity.

    November 14, 2018: Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

    This webinar will cover plant breeding and variety selection for performance in sustainable organic systems, including nutrient and moisture use efficiency, competitiveness toward weeds, and enhanced interactions with beneficial soil biota. We will also discuss heritable traits that could directly benefit soil biology and soil health.

    January 9, 2019: Water Management and Water Quality

    This webinar will focus on the role of soil health and organic soil management in water conservation and water quality.

    February 20, 2019: Nutrient Management for Crops, Soil and the Environment

    This webinar includes a discussion of the role of soil health and the soil food web, including practical guidelines for optimizing crop nutrition, minimizing adverse environmental impacts of organic fertility inputs, and adapting soil test-based nutrient recommendations (especially N) for organic systems.

    March 20, 2019: Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

    In this webinar, we will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop and livestock production, and enhance agricultural resilience to weather extremes. The presentation will include practical guidelines for optimizing the organic farm’s “carbon footprint” and adaptability to climate disruptions already underway.

    May 22, 2019: Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

    This webinar will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on organic practices and NOP-approved inputs for improved soil food web function will be discussed.

    About the Presenters

    Mark Schonbeck has worked for 31 years as a researcher, consultant, and educator in sustainable and organic agriculture. He has participated in on-farm research into mulching, cover crops, minimum tillage, and nutrient management for organic vegetables. For many years, he has written for the Virginia Association for Biological Farming newsletter and served as their policy liason to the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition. He has also participated in different research projects to analyze, evaluate and improve federally funded organic and sustainable agriculture programs. In addition, Mark offers individual consulting in soil test interpretation, soil quality and nutrient management, crop rotation, cover cropping, and weed management.

    Diana Jerkins is the Research Program Director of the Organic Farming Research Foundation. She has decades of experience in agricultural research, federal program management, university administration and hands-on farming. She was a National Program Leader with the US Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) between 2002 and 2014, and she helped implement the agency’s first sustainable and organic agriculture programs.

    Thank you to the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation for supporting this project.


    Location: Register in advance at https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/onstage/g.php?PRID=8c89e175509c9d5e881644245dd5c9d2 Session Start: 2018-11-14T14:00:00-05:00 Session Length: 75 minutes
    at 2018-11-14T14:00:00-05:00

    Cover Crops: Selection and Management

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 09, 2018.

    Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant breeding and variety selection, water management and quality, nutrient management, and more! This series is recommended for farmers, extension agents, educators, agricultural professionals, and others interested in building soil health.

    Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will review the most recent research on soil health practices and explore how organic growers can build healthy soils on their operations. The webinars will provide practical guidelines for growers, in-depth analysis of research outcomes, and an opportunity to get your questions answered.

    Register now at https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/onstage/g.php?PRID=8c89e175509c9d5e881644245dd5c9d2

    May 9, 2018: Building Organic Matter for Healthy Soils: An Overview

    We will discuss the attributes of healthy soil, the central role of organic matter, and how to monitor and enhance soil health in organic production. The presentation will outline key organic practices for building soil organic matter and optimizing soil functions in relation to fertility, crop yield, and resource conservation.

    June 13, 2018: Weed Management: An Ecological Approach

    This webinar will focus on integrated organic weed management tools and practices that give crops the edge over weeds, build soil health, and reduce the need for soil disturbance.

    September 19, 2018: Practical Conservation Tillage

    This webinar includes the impacts of tillage on soil health, including practical, soil-friendly tillage practices for organic systems. We will discuss several newer tillage tools and approaches that reduce adverse impacts on soil life and soil structure.

    October 17, 2018: Cover Crops: Selection and Management

    This webinar will focus on selecting the best cover crops, mixes, and management methods for soil health, including crop rotations and cropping system biodiversity.

    November 14, 2018: Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

    This webinar will cover plant breeding and variety selection for performance in sustainable organic systems, including nutrient and moisture use efficiency, competitiveness toward weeds, and enhanced interactions with beneficial soil biota. We will also discuss heritable traits that could directly benefit soil biology and soil health.

    January 9, 2019: Water Management and Water Quality

    This webinar will focus on the role of soil health and organic soil management in water conservation and water quality.

    February 20, 2019: Nutrient Management for Crops, Soil and the Environment

    This webinar includes a discussion of the role of soil health and the soil food web, including practical guidelines for optimizing crop nutrition, minimizing adverse environmental impacts of organic fertility inputs, and adapting soil test-based nutrient recommendations (especially N) for organic systems.

    March 20, 2019: Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

    In this webinar, we will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop and livestock production, and enhance agricultural resilience to weather extremes. The presentation will include practical guidelines for optimizing the organic farm’s “carbon footprint” and adaptability to climate disruptions already underway.

    May 22, 2019: Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

    This webinar will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on organic practices and NOP-approved inputs for improved soil food web function will be discussed.

    Thank you to the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation for supporting this project.


    Location: Register in advance at https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/onstage/g.php?PRID=8c89e175509c9d5e881644245dd5c9d2 Session Start: 2018-10-17T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 75 minutes
    at 2018-10-17T14:00:00-04:00

    Practical Conservation Tillage

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 09, 2018.

    Please join the Organic Farming Research Foundation and eOrganic for a series of 9 webinars focused on the topics covered in their new Soil Health and Organic Farming educational guides: building organic matter, weed management, conservation tillage, cover crops, plant breeding and variety selection, water management and quality, nutrient management, and more! This series is recommended for farmers, extension agents, educators, agricultural professionals, and others interested in building soil health.

    Mark Schonbeck and Diana Jerkins of the Organic Farming Research Foundation will review the most recent research on soil health practices and explore how organic growers can build healthy soils on their operations. The webinars will provide practical guidelines for growers, in-depth analysis of research outcomes, and an opportunity to get your questions answered.

    Register now at https://oregonstate.webex.com/oregonstate/onstage/g.php?PRID=8c89e175509c9d5e881644245dd5c9d2

    May 9, 2018: Building Organic Matter for Healthy Soils: An Overview

    We will discuss the attributes of healthy soil, the central role of organic matter, and how to monitor and enhance soil health in organic production. The presentation will outline key organic practices for building soil organic matter and optimizing soil functions in relation to fertility, crop yield, and resource conservation.

    June 13, 2018: Weed Management: An Ecological Approach

    This webinar will focus on integrated organic weed management tools and practices that give crops the edge over weeds, build soil health, and reduce the need for soil disturbance.

    September 19, 2018: Practical Conservation Tillage

    This webinar includes the impacts of tillage on soil health, including practical, soil-friendly tillage practices for organic systems. We will discuss several newer tillage tools and approaches that reduce adverse impacts on soil life and soil structure.

    October 17, 2018: Cover Crops: Selection and Management

    This webinar will focus on selecting the best cover crops, mixes, and management methods for soil health, including crop rotations and cropping system biodiversity.

    November 14, 2018: Plant Genetics: Plant Breeding and Variety Selection

    This webinar will cover plant breeding and variety selection for performance in sustainable organic systems, including nutrient and moisture use efficiency, competitiveness toward weeds, and enhanced interactions with beneficial soil biota. We will also discuss heritable traits that could directly benefit soil biology and soil health.

    January 9, 2019: Water Management and Water Quality

    This webinar will focus on the role of soil health and organic soil management in water conservation and water quality.

    February 20, 2019: Nutrient Management for Crops, Soil and the Environment

    This webinar includes a discussion of the role of soil health and the soil food web, including practical guidelines for optimizing crop nutrition, minimizing adverse environmental impacts of organic fertility inputs, and adapting soil test-based nutrient recommendations (especially N) for organic systems.

    March 20, 2019: Organic Practices for Climate Mitigation, Adaptation, and Carbon Sequestration

    In this webinar, we will discuss the capacity of sustainable organic systems and practices to sequester soil carbon, minimize nitrous oxide and methane emissions during crop and livestock production, and enhance agricultural resilience to weather extremes. The presentation will include practical guidelines for optimizing the organic farm’s “carbon footprint” and adaptability to climate disruptions already underway.

    May 22, 2019: Understanding and Managing Soil Biology for Soil Health and Crop Production

    This webinar will examine the functions of the soil food web and key components thereof in promoting soil health and fertility and sustainable organic crop production. Research-based guidance on organic practices and NOP-approved inputs for improved soil food web function will be discussed.

    Thank you to the Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation for supporting this project.

    Location: Reigster for all webinars in the Soil Health and Organic Farming webinar series at http://articles.extension.org/pages/74667 Session Start: 2018-09-19T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 90 minutes
    at 2018-09-19T11:00:00-04:00

    Spanish-language Resources for Smarter Mealtimes in Spanish

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 03, 2018.

    Celia Kennedy, Administrative Program Specialist with the Washington Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI), will introduce the Smarter Mealtimes program for promoting healthy foods to young children in Early Childhood Education settings such as HeadStart, daycare centers, preschools, and home-based childcare. She has worked for over 34 years in the field of child nutrition, 29 of them for OSPI as a Child and Adult Care Food Program Specialist.

    The Smarter Mealtimes program offers research-based recommendations, tools, and free signage encourage children to try, select, eat, and enjoy healthy foods and to practice positive meal habits. The 20 key strategies were developed in partnership with OSPI and the USDA's Child and Adult Food Care Program (CACFP). They are listed in the easy-to-use Scorecard and are explained in the Handbook, which includes photos and tips for implementation. These tools and other documents can be downloaded from the website, also in Spanish*. There is also free nutrition signage and flash cards for caregivers and kids! Join us to learn how this simple, low-cost/no-cost, impactful program can benefit young children and establish healthy meal habits for life. This webinar will be delivered in Spanish and is intended for Spanish-speaking and bilingual caregivers and families. This 60-minute webinar can also be used as a professional development tool for caregivers. This webinar will be recorded.

    *https://www.smarterlunchrooms.org/scorecard-tools/comidas-inteligentes-en-sitios-de-cuidado-infantil

    Learning Objectives
    Through this webinar, participants will learn:

    1. Smarter Mealtimes purpose, development, and how to find more details about the program

    2. Explanation of the 20 strategies included on the Smarter Mealtimes Scorecard, with photos

    3. Spanish-language Smarter Mealtimes resources, including signage and tools

    4. How to access these resources on SmarterLunchrooms.org Location: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_hBxDZfQbT7W--ikissstxA Session Start: 2018-06-26T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: http://articles.extension.org/pages/74701/spanish-language-resources-for-smarter-mealtimes-in-spanish
    at 2018-06-26T14:00:00-04:00

    Nutrition, Exercise and Renal Disease

    From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

    In order to receive your CPEU, complete the evaluation located at https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7QceOPdKO7nyVY9. After the evaluation is completed enter your name and email and a certificate will be sent to you.

    CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.



    Tune into this webinar to investigate the efficacy of lifestyle modifications (exercise and dietary factors) on co-morbidities associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD). CKD is a progressive disorder associated with severe metabolic disturbances that greatly increase the risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD), osteoporosis, muscle wasting, and other disorders. This webinar will provide novel information regarding the effects of lifestyle interventions on clinical outcomes and quality of life (QOL) in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

    Learning Objectives:

    1. Critically evaluate the scientific rationale regarding dietary sodium, phosphorus, potassium, and fluid restrictions in    hemodialysis patients, and why these restrictions may or may not be necessary under different circumstances.

    2. Better communicate with dialysis patients and hemodialysis clinic staff members the nuances of these dietary    restrictions.

    3. Promote efficacious physical activity programs for hemodialysis patients.    

    Presenter

    Kenneth Wilund, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Department of Kinesiology and Community Health
    College of Applied Health Sciences
    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

    CPEUs

    1.0 CPEU approved.

    If you are unable to join the webinar in progress you can still earn CEPUs by watching the video which will be posted on this Learn page after the webinar.

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      You may connect via the APAN Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

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      The cover image for this webinar is licensed Creative Commons CC by 2.0 FDA Kidney Joshua Schwimmer June 9, 2005.



      Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2016-06-28T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/PhaqUB3OdN8
      at 2016-06-28T11:00:00-04:00

      The Scoop on Gluten Free: Research and Practice Tips

      From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

      To receive your CDR CPEU certificate, please click on the below Qualtrics link:

      https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_8CCRWR74AJzyteJ

      CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

      You will need to complete a brief survey about today’s webinar. Afterwards, you will be prompted to input your name and email address and the CDR CPEU certificate will be emailed directly to you. Please direct any questions to milfamln@gmail.com.

      Gluten-free diet: fad or life-saving? Do you have patients asking about gluten-free diets? Or patients who are on a self-imposed gluten-free diet who may not need to be? Tune into this free webinar to discover when a gluten-free diet is necessary, accurate testing methods to determine need, and additional facts about gluten sensitivity.

      At the end of this session, attendees should be able to:

      1. State the etiology, symptoms, and diagnostic process of both celiac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS).

      2. Discuss the “fad” of gluten-free and the risks to eating gluten-free without medical necessity.

      3. Summarize the gluten-free labeling rules including controversial and confusing ingredients.

      4. Discuss three challenges gluten-free patients have when eating away from home.

      5. Identify two other food intolerances that could cause continued symptoms in gluten-free patients.

      Approved for 1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians. Suggested learning need codes: 5090, 5220, 3060, 5460

      Presenter:

      Amy Jones, MS, RDN, LD
      Chief Clinical Dietitian
      Mary Rutan Hospital, Ohio

      Amy Jones, M.S., R.D., L.D. has been a registered dietitian for 15 years, working primarily in community hospitals. She has a special interest in celiac disease and is the current chair of the Dietitians in Gluten Intolerance Disorders practice group for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2010, she founded the Logan County Celiac Support group in Bellefontaine, Ohio. Amy holds a bachelor’s degree in Nutrition from West Virginia Wesleyan College, and a master’s degree in Nutrition from Ball State University. She has also completed additional training in Celiac disease at the University of Chicago.


      Image Bread by BRRT CC0 via pixabay


      Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2017-02-14T11:00:00-05:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/pgIZgSgw_vM
      at 2017-02-14T11:00:00-05:00

      Breastfeeding - Nature's Best

      From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

      Link to evaluation for CPEU https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_abEatt92sAAZ5Hv

      CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

      Discover what you never knew you didn't know about breastfeeding and the Laidback breastfeeding technique.  

      Learning Objectives:

      Following the webinar participants will:

       Understand the advantages and benefits of breastfeeding for the infant and the mother.

       Understand the important aspects of positioning and frequency for establishing the milk supply.

       Understand the value of skin to skin in the role of breastfeeding and the health of the infant.

       Understand laid-back breastfeeding.

       Understand how supplementation impacts the milk supply.

      1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians, approved.

      If you cannot attend the webinar you can still receive CPEU for up to 1 year but listening to the recording which will be posted on this page after the event.


      Rose Marie Straeter, MA, RLC, IBCLC

      Breastfeeding Assistance for Baby & You

      Breastfeeding....the gift that lasts a lifetime!


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      Image:Flickr CC Rita & Tomek Breast Feeding in London at East Croydon Station taken July 29, 2010.

       

      Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2016-04-26T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hf06hOyfHHE&feature=youtu.be
      at 2016-04-26T11:00:00-04:00

      Nutritional Trends and Implications for Weight Loss Surgery

      From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

      To receive your CDR CPEU Certificate of Attendance for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, please click on the link below:                                        

      https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_2607el0rTJo86Lr


      CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

       

      Obesity rates in the U.S are at an all-time high.  Health care costs of obesity range from $147 to $210 billion per year. Nutritional Trends and Implications for Weight Loss Surgery is a timely topic. Tune into this webinar for an in-depth discussion on the various types of weight loss surgery, who is a good candidate for weight loss surgery and the benefits and complications of these surgeries.

      Learning Objectives:

      1. Describe and  list the types of bariatric surgeries.

      2. Identify current practice guidelines for MNT in bariatrics.

      3. Identify key factors in pre-op assessments for long-term success.


      Presented by:

      Ashley McCartney, MS, RD, LDN

      Bariatrics / General Surgery

      Carle Hospital

      Urbana, IL


      1.0 CPEU pending approval

      If you are unable to join the webinar in progress you can still earn CPEUs by watching the video which will be posted on this page after the webinar.

      How to Join the Webinar:

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        Cover Image FDA Maestro Rechargeable System

        Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2016-05-24T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQJ1Sb0rmoo&feature=youtu.be
        at 2016-05-24T11:00:00-04:00

        Work life integration: What does success look like?

        From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

        Evaluation link https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_1XiDrdLPBWH7pRP

        CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

        March is National Nutrition Month! In honor of Military and Extension Dietitians and all military family service providers, we want to share with you some ways to manage your work and life with less stress and more joy.

        This webinar will address the dynamic interplay between “work” and “life”  with discussion about managing personal energy, gaining greater clarity about priorities, and approaching inevitable challenges. Participants will be encouraged to reflect on their own abundant, full lives and begin to create personalized, sustainable strategies for “making it all work.”

        Learning Objectives

        In this webinar, participants will be able to

        -Define "work life integration"

        -Learn strategies for managing personal energy and managing priorities

        -Learn how to use laughter, and other tools, to relieve stress

         


        Presented by Lisa Kinderman, PhD 

        Clinical Psychologist

        University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

        1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians


        How to Join the Webinar:

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            • Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

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              • Ustream (broadcast only, limited interaction)





                Image: Flickr CC Mount Zen ll by Tanja Fohr, Nov. 10, 2012

              Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2016-03-29T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RhBTIDBTnck
              at 2016-03-29T11:00:00-04:00

              Trans Fat Update

              From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

              For CPEU, please complete the webinar evaluation found at https://vte.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8q2frd0pMhUfDql

              CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.


              According to the American Heart Association (AHA), there are two types of trans fats found in foods, naturally occurring and artificial. Participate in this informative, free webinar to learn the differences between these two types of trans fats and the effects on heart health.

              Learning Objectives

              1. The participant will be able to explain the science behind trans fats in formulated foods and naturally occurring trans fats.

              2. The participant will be able to discuss the heart health implications of trans fats in the diet.

              3. The participant will be able to identify the sources of trans fats in the diet and educate clients/patients in selecting foods to reduce their trans fat intake.


              Presented by Kristi Crowe-White, Ph.D., RD

              Assistant Professor

              University of Alabama

               

              Approved for 1.0 CPEU for RDNs


              How to Join the Webinar:

                You may connect via the Department of Defense Connect system or Ustream. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com.

                    • Connect (direct interaction with presenters and audience)

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                      • For additional information, check our How to Join page.

                      • Ustream (broadcast only, limited interaction)






                      Image Flickr, Creative Commons, "Cooking fat" taken on December 7, 2005 by Brett Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/ Session Start: 2016-02-25T11:30:00-05:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CB6jN-rvGBA
                      at 2016-02-25T11:30:00-05:00

                      Eating Well While Eating Out: How Calories on the Menu Can Help Guide Healthy Choices

                      From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.

                      Please register in the box to the right to view webinar URL.


                      CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

                      Confused about how to choose healthy foods when you eat out?  

                      What does the restaurant label mean?

                      Are you confused about the current FDA menu labeling regulation?  Do they apply to your facility?  How can your patients' use the menu labeling to help make healthier food choices?   

                      OBJECTIVES:  After this webinar, the participant will be able to:

                      1. Describe the basic tenants of FDA’s menu labeling legislation.

                      2. List at least 3 new insights about eating away from home (and its impact on dietary intake and health outcomes).

                      3. Apply new ideas and resources (including calories on the menu) to help consumers make better choices when eating outside the home.


                      1.0 CPEU approved for Registered Dietitians


                      HOW TO JOIN THE WEBINAR: To connect to this webinar, it is strongly suggested that you use Google Chrome for both PC and Mac connections. If this is not an option, Internet Explorer may be used if connecting via PC. Safari and Firefox have not been successful in accessing this webinar platform.

                      • If you do not have a CAC, login as a guest.
                      • For CAC holders only: select your email security certificate, proceed through the DoD warning and join the conference. This allows you to enter as an authenticated user.
                      • Allow Adobe Flash Player to access your computer
                      • If you experience difficulty, please refer to our troubleshooting page.

                      For those who cannot connect to the DCS site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln 


                      Presented by Cheryl Dolven, MS, RD

                      Cheryl Dolven, MS, RDN is a registered dietitian with over 15 years in corporate dietetics, including experience in packaged foods, retail, and restaurants. In her most recent role, Cheryl managed the nutrition analysis program and provided strategic direction and nutrition expertise to Darden Restaurants, influencing the nutritional value of foods served to over 400 million guests in over 2000 restaurants each year. Cheryl also worked as a corporate dietitian for two large supermarkets and served as the Director of Nutrition Marketing for the Kellogg Company. She has engaged in over 500 media interviews, delivered hundreds of community and professional presentations, created a nutrition education curriculum for kids and launched a nutrition website for consumers. Cheryl’s passion and leadership was recently recognized by FSR Magazine when named one of “40 rising stars under 40” in 2014. She is passionate about making menu labeling manageable for businesses and meaningful for consumers.


                      Cover Image from Flickr Creative Commons, Penn State, Restaurant Nutrition Label, taken April 1, 2014



                      Location: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/milfamlearningnetwork1 Session Start: 2015-10-20T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHHigX8m3As
                      at 2015-10-20T11:00:00-04:00

                      5-2-1-0 Healthy Messaging Campaign

                      From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.


                      CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.


                      To view the location of this webinar, please register by entering your name and email in the box to the right.

                      5-2-1-0

                      An evidence based prevention program to guide parents and other caretakers  to help kids develop a healthy lifestyle.  Obesity in childhood is a serious medical condition that has both psychological and health consequences. Learn how to implement this program in your practice or community.

                      5
                       – fruits and veggies
                      2 – hours or less of recreational screen time*
                      1 – hour or more of physical activity
                      0 – sugary drinks, more water

                      Learning Objectives:

                      1. The webinar participants will be able to state what the mnemonic 5-2-1-0 represents, as well as the relevance of the mnemonic and the population for whom this campaign was developed.

                      2. The webinar participants will be able to list strategies for successfully implementing a health messaging campaign.

                      3. The webinar participants will be able to list strategies for overcoming barriers to implementing a health messaging campaign in a community setting.

                      4. The webinar participants will be able to list strategies for successfully sustaining a health messaging campaign for one year in a community setting.

                      5. The webinar participants will be able to state the rationale behind evaluating both the implementation of a campaign and the short and long term outcomes of the campaign.

                      1.0 CPEU pending approval for Registered Dietitians

                      How to join the Webinar:

                        To connect to this webinar, it is strongly suggested that you use Google Chrome for both PC and Mac connections. If this is not an option, Internet Explorer may be used if connecting via PC. Safari and Firefox have not been successful in accessing this webinar platform.

                        • Minimum Adobe Flash Player version 11.2
                        • Minimum Java version 8.49
                        • If you do not have a CAC, login as a guest.
                        • For CAC holders only: select your email security certificate, proceed through the DoD warning and join the conference. This allows you to enter as an authenticated user.
                        • Allow Adobe Flash Player to access your computer.
                        • If you become stuck at the “connecting to the server” page, refresh your page.
                        • For further tips and suggestions, please see the troubleshooting page.

                          For those who cannot connect to the DCS site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream (http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln).


                          Presented by Jennifer M. DiNallo, Ph. D.

                          Jennifer M. DiNallo, Ph.D., is a Research and Evaluation Specialist at the Clearinghouse as well as on the Navy Youth Sports and Fitness program project. She received her Ph.D. in Kinesiology, with a focus in Exercise Psychology, from Penn State. Jen's research interests include physical activity behavior in children at risk for being overweight and diabetic, with a focus on family-based physical activity interventions. After earning her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Physiology from West Chester University in 1995, Jen worked for the U.S. Marine Corps as a civilian certified fitness instructor and personal trainer at Camp LeJeune, NC. Jen then earned a Master's of Education degree in Exercise Physiology at East Carolina University in 2000. Jen's interests, aside from research, include spending time with her husband and three children, as well as trail running, bicycling, and group fitness instruction.


                          Cover image 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division Public Affairs. Students from Oveta Culp Hobby Elementary School depart an inflatable "slip and slide" during "field day" activities, May 18. The event was supported by soldiers of the 2nd General Support Aviation Battalion, 1st Air Cavalry Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Joe Armas)



                          Location: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/milfamlearningnetwork1 Session Start: 2015-09-22T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/Ic4uZCdc6Ns
                          at 2015-09-22T11:00:00-04:00

                          New Medications for Type 2 Diabetes

                          From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.


                          CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

                          •Available until August 25, 2016. The applicability of information presented today may change with new research or policies after this time.

                          To view the location of the webinar, please register by entering your name and email into the box to the right.

                          Do your patients manage their diabetes by eating well and being active? Or do they need medication to help control their blood sugar?  What medications are the most effective and what is new to the market? Tune in to this webinar to guide you through what is available and most effective to help your patients better control their type 2 diabetes.

                          Learning Objectives:

                          1. Understand the current paradigm for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

                          2. Compare and contrast pros and cons of newer medications for the Treatment of type 2 diabetes.

                          3. Modify a treatment plan correctly and efficiently based on the side effect profiles of newer medications for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.

                          Presented by Curtis L. Triplitt, PharmD, CDE

                          Curtis L. Triplitt, Pharm.D., CDE, is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA) where he oversees many diabetes research projects. In addition, he clinically manages people with diabetes with an endocrinologist at the Texas Diabetes Institute.

                          Dr. Triplitt earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmacy from the University of Iowa and his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Texas at Austin and the Health Science Center at San Antonio. He completed a primary-care residency at the William S. Middleton Veteran Administration’s Hospital in Madison, Wisconsin.

                          Dr. Triplitt has published over 40 peer reviewed articles in the diabetes and metabolism field, is an Associate Editor for Diabetes Spectrum, an American Diabetes Association publication, as well as serving on the Editorial Board for AADE in practice. In addition, Dr. Triplitt is currently the Vice-Chair of the Texas Diabetes Council (TDC), which is legislatively mandated to develop and implement a state plan for diabetes prevention, treatment, education, and training.

                          1.0 hour CPEU approved for Registered Dietitians

                          How to join the Webinar:

                            *To connect to this webinar, it is strongly suggested that you use Google Chrome for both PC and Mac connections. If this is not an option, Internet Explorer may be used if connecting via PC. Safari and Firefox have not been successful in accessing this webinar platform.

                            • Minimum Adobe Flash Player version 11.2
                            • Minimum Java version 8.49
                            • If you do not have a CAC, login as a guest.
                            • For CAC holders only: select your email security certificate, proceed through the DoD warning and join the conference. This allows you to enter as an authenticated user.
                            • Allow Adobe Flash Player to access your computer
                            • Please allow time for the moderator to grant you access to the room
                            • If you become stuck at the “connecting to the server” page, refresh your page

                            For those who cannot connect to the Adobe site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln 

                            Curtis L. Triplitt, PharmD, BCPS, CDE  

                            Assistant Professor
                            Department of Medicine
                            Division of Diabetes
                            University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Texas Diabetes Institute
                            San Antonio, Texas


                            The Cover Image "Testing Begins" by K.Latham for this webinar is licensed NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0)


                            Location: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/milfamlearningnetwork1 Session Start: 2015-08-25T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/a7guqxCfZOo
                            at 2015-08-25T11:00:00-04:00

                            Hypertension Update: Nutritional Guidelines and Strategies

                            From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 02, 2018.



                            CPEUs for RDNs are no longer available for this event.

                            *Available until July 22, 2016. The applicability of information presented today may change with new research or policies after this time.Wondering what to tell your patients or clients about dietary approaches to prevent and treat high blood pressure? Confused about to counsel or teach using a whole diet approach?

                            If you want the latest facts, and a practical way to implement them, sign up for this webinar today!

                            Goals:

                            1.     Integrate hypertension guidelines into clinical care and counseling

                            2.     Enhance skills in developing achievable goals for hypertension prevention and management

                            3.     Create a patient-centered evaluation and management plan for hypertension prevention and treatment

                            Presented by Katherine M. Kolasa, PhD, RDN, LDN, Department of Family Medicine, Professor of Pediatrics, Brody School of Medicine

                            CPE's for 1.0 hour for Registered Dietitians approved

                            How to join the Webinar:

                              *To connect to this webinar, it is strongly suggested that you use Google Chrome for both PC and Mac connections. If this is not an option, Internet Explorer may be used if connecting via PC. Safari and Firefox have not been successful in accessing this webinar platform.

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                              For those who cannot connect to the Adobe site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln 

                              Cover Image Photo for this webinar "Finger on the Pulse", 807th Medical Command by Maj. Wendy Rodgers is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic (cc BY 2.0).  Location: https://conference.apps.mil/webconf/milfamlearningnetwork1 Session Start: 2015-07-22T11:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: http://youtu.be/zVqPEjui2yQ
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                              Practical Food Safety in the Garden

                              From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jul 01, 2018.

                              This webinar is part of the 2018 series of Advanced Training Webinars for Master Gardeners sponsored by Oregon State University Extension.

                              Concerned about recent food safety issues associated with fresh produce? Sara Runkel (OSU Extension) will help you understand how to minimize the risks related to specific edible garden practices such as composting, water sources, harvesting and more. You will learn practical tips that can be shared with community and school gardens and be better equipped to answer questions from the public.

                              Additional Resources

                              Photo credit: Christina B Castro via: https://flic.kr/p/9mji5k
                              Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/601603601 Session Start: 2018-06-28T11:00:00-07:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/TLUEMW9QFl4
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                              Translating Science: The Journey from Plant Breeders to Storytellers

                              From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jun 29, 2018.

                              To Register, click the 'Location' link

                              Topic Summary

                              Join us in the third and final 2018 NAPB webinar focusing on soft skills for plant breeders.

                              People will advocate for that which they understand. In a world of organic versus conventional, gmo versus non-gmo, natural and “hormone free” foods, consumers are very passionate on where and how their food is produced. It is important in science, technology and agriculture to connect our industry to business partners, customers and consumers to empower them to share our story and bring it to reality. This presentation will highlight some ways we as ag leaders can better communicate topics so that they are engaging and relatable to the public.  


                              Speaker Bio

                              Lara leads Science Communications in Monsanto's Plant Breeding Organization. Her passion surrounds translating science into exciting and understandable content for everyone to enjoy. Lara joined Monsanto in 2013 after graduating from Southern Illinois University of Edwardsville with a master's degree in toxicology.




                              Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/549930935 Session Start: 2018-06-22T14:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LC0E6n-S6QY
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                              NAPB Panel Discussion: Future Challenges and Prospects in Plant Breeding ft. Women in Plant Breeding

                              From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jun 29, 2018.

                              To Register, click the 'Location' link

                              Topic Summary

                              Join our panel of distinguished women plant breeders for a discussion about future challenges and prospects in plant breeding. Speakers will answer FAQs, share their personal perspectives and answer questions from participants.


                              Speaker Bios

                              Dr. Stacy Bonos is a Professor at Rutgers in the Department of Plant Biology specializing in perennial grass breeding.

                              Dr. Claire Luby is the Executive Director of the Open Source Seed Initiative and a Postdoctoral researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

                              Dr. Lindsay Wyatt is a Squash and Pumpkin Breeder at Johnny’s Selected Seeds in Winslow, Maine.  




                              Location: https://extension.zoom.us/j/792469454 Session Start: 2018-06-07T13:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v4s2YSvL0Yg
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                              Responsive Feeding: Understanding when and how to develop a feeding relationship with infants.

                              From eXtension Professional Development Sessions. Published on Jun 28, 2018.

                              CEUs are no longer available for this event.


                              What is responsive feeding? Does fussiness mean hunger? Responsive feeding is the practice of recognizing the infant's cues for hunger and fullness and responding appropriately.  Research has shown that responsive feeding can help maintain nutrition, proper growth and appetite regulation. Learn how to help your patients practice this method for healthier infant feeding.

                              Learning Objectives:

                              1.   Describe the four fundamental principles of responsive feeding.

                              2.   Recognize and describe the specific attributes and behaviors that constitute responsive feeding.

                              3.   Apply evidence-based knowledge of the benefits of responsive feeding to inform their practice with children and families.

                              Presenter:

                              Susan L. Johnson, PhD
                              Professor of Pediatrics

                              CPEUs and Certificate of Completion

                              1.0 CPEU for Registered Dietitians as well as a certificate of completion will be offered for this session.

                              This webinar also offers CE credits through the Early Intervention Training Program at the University of Illinois for Early Intervention providers in Illinois.


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                              You may connect via the APAN Connect system or YouTube Live. For tech support for either system, email us at milfamln@gmail.com. The recording of this webinar will be posted a couple of days after the live session.

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                              Location: https://connect.apan.org/r9irtr2qp69/?launcher=false Session Start: 2017-06-27T12:00:00-04:00 Session Length: 60 minutes Recording: https://youtu.be/lOogAPfcG-o
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