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July 2020

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Resources for Personal Finance Managers Working with Service Members

Tue July 21st: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Personal Finance Managers and financial educators need resources to meet the needs of their client's evolving financial needs across the life cycle. This webinar will cover the Misadventures in Money Management and the Your Money, Your Goals programs from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). This webinar seeks to present 2 federal resources for Personal Finance Managers (PFMs) and Educators working with Service members throughout the military life cycle. Presenters Heather Brown, Ed.D and Nelson Akeredolu Dr.… Continue Reading Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Resources for Personal Finance Managers Working with Service Members

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The Spouse Education & Career Opportunities Program Overview

Wed July 22nd: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar This webinar will provide an overview of the Department of Defense Spouse Education and Career Opportunities program and related resources offered through Military OneSource.  You will learn about education and employment resources available to military spouses and offerings available to service members and their families to connect to their best MilLife. Presenter Lee Kelley Director, Military Community Support Programs Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Lee Kelley assumed the duties of director of Military Community Support… Continue Reading The Spouse Education & Career Opportunities Program Overview

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August 2020

Communication: Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood

Tue August 18th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Personal Finance Managers provide counseling to many different military families going through difficult financial situations. Using communication skills effectively is vital to the success of their work with clients. In this webinar, we will discuss the ways to most effectively communicate with clients so that strategies for positive change can be put into action, and clients can achieve their goals. Presenter Ryan H. Law teaches in the Personal Financial Planning program at Utah Valley University. He is… Continue Reading Communication: Seek First to Understand, Then Be Understood

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Back to School: Special Needs & Social Distancing

Wed August 19th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar School children with special needs faced unusual disruption to the end of their school year in May/June 2020; and, teachers, parents, and caregivers scrambled to turn the living room into a classroom. School closures and social distancing did not just cause impromptu homeschooling, it also has the effect of causing a longer at-home summer and the need to prepare for a new normal in the upcoming school year. Parents, caregivers, and teachers are now required to address such… Continue Reading Back to School: Special Needs & Social Distancing

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Using Evidence-Based Programs to Best Support Military Families: An Intro to the Continuum of Evidence

Thu August 20th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: The Continuum of Evidence (Continuum) was created by the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness to assist professionals who support individuals and families, military and civilian, by helping to reduce barriers with the implementation of evidence-based programs, such as lack of time to find evidence and lack of expertise in reading and evaluating evidence. In order to help improve the health and well-being of families, this webinar will provide professionals with information about evidence-based programs and how it… Continue Reading Using Evidence-Based Programs to Best Support Military Families: An Intro to the Continuum of Evidence

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Keeping Our Brains Healthy as We Age

Tue August 25th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Your brain functions best when it gets premium fuel in the form of good nutrition.  A poor diet can be harmful to the brain, promote inflammation and oxidative stress. This webinar will present strategies for nourishment to promote healthy brain aging. Emphasis will be placed on recommendations for brain-healthy dietary patterns and understanding some specific diet choices that work for vs. against brain health during aging. Learning objectives: 1. List at least two brain-healthy dietary patterns 2.… Continue Reading Keeping Our Brains Healthy as We Age

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September 2020

Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations | 2020 Academy Series

Wed September 16th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About this Series: Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations is the inaugural Military Family Readiness Academy series. Facilitator Angie Lindsey from University of Florida hosts three dynamic sessions throughout the fall to engage military family service providers and Cooperative Extension educators in foundational conversations that support readiness throughout the four stages of disaster and hazard management. Learn more about this series!   Series Schedule: Disaster and Hazard Readiness 101 September 16, 2020 11:00 a.m.  - 12:30 p.m. Eastern Impacts and Responses… Continue Reading Disaster and Hazard Readiness Foundations | 2020 Academy Series

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Communication for Patients with Low Nutrition Literacy

Wed September 23rd: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free

About This Webinar: Nutrition education is a necessary measure for disease prevention and treatment, yet nearly half of Americans experience difficulty with understanding and communicating health information. Nutrition educators must be able to understand issues surrounding nutrition literacy and use effective communication techniques in order to reach goals of improving diet and related health outcomes. In this session, participants learn how these techniques have been used in research and discover how to apply them in their own practice. Learning Objectives:… Continue Reading Communication for Patients with Low Nutrition Literacy

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Modeling Healthy Technology Behaviors for Young Children

Thu September 24th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Technology has become integrated into virtually every facet of our lives, with benefits like convenience, the ability to communicate over long distances and help to organize busy family schedules. Unfortunately, technology can also be a major disruption to nurturing parent-child relationships, when adults become consumed in their electronic devices at the expense of quality time with their children. Increased internet and technology access for children and adolescents also brings concerns for how easily young people can be… Continue Reading Modeling Healthy Technology Behaviors for Young Children

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Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

Tue September 29th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Building a positive relationship with a child’s family that affirms their culture and identity is an important part of an early childhood practitioner’s job.  This webinar addresses ways practitioners can connect with and include families of young children with disabilities in identifying and implementing strategies to support positive behavior at school, childcare, and home.  Presenters share tips for navigating difficult conversations with families regarding challenging behavior. Presenter Jessica Hardy received her Ph.D. in early childhood special education… Continue Reading Let’s Work Together: Building Relationships with Families to Support Positive Behavior

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