Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

January 2020

Tax Updates: New Year, New Forms, New Thresholds

Tue January 21st: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
Forms, a computer mouse and coffee cup sitting on a desk

About This Webinar: Tax reform from 2018 is still bringing changes to filings in 2020. Get a jump start on understanding new processes, forms, allowances, deductions, and tax withholdings for retirees. This webinar covers continued changes from the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act and includes a discussion of legislation that impacts changes to service member's tax filings. Presenter Andrew Zumwalt Assistant Extension Professor Associate State Specialist Co-Director of the Center for Economic Education University of Missouri Andrew has a… Continue Reading Tax Updates: New Year, New Forms, New Thresholds

Find out more »

Focusing on Co-parenting: Strengthening Diverse Military Family Systems

Tue January 28th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
military family

About This Webinar: This webinar is part 2 of 2 on Family Systems. Join us to explore how the Military Family Readiness System can strengthen diverse families with a focus on co-parenting knowledge and skills. Best practices and research based strategies will be described and applied to military family systems and transitions. Learning Objectives: Examine co-parenting, transitions and resilience for family systems with children Discuss best practices and research-based strategies for promoting resilience Identify and discuss areas for strengthening family… Continue Reading Focusing on Co-parenting: Strengthening Diverse Military Family Systems

Find out more »

TRICARE Benefits in 2020 & Beyond

Wed January 29th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Healthcare benefits

About This Webinar: Join us as we kick off the New Year with updates from the Defense Health Agency (DHA) on TRICARE in 2020 and its impact on beneficiaries. TRICARE is the health care program for uniformed services members, retirees, and their families around the world. TRICARE provides coverage to all beneficiaries, including: health plans, special programs, prescriptions, and dental plans. In this webinar, the presenter provides program updates for military helping professionals, with specific focus on purchased care benefits… Continue Reading TRICARE Benefits in 2020 & Beyond

Find out more »

February 2020

Understanding Long-Term Care: Basics and VA Aid & Assistance

Tue February 11th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
Hands embracing

About This Webinar: This webinar begins with a discussion of the basics of Long Term Care insurance options, facilitated by Dr. Michael Gutter. Then Mr. Kevin Friel of the VA Aid & Assistance office covers the long-term care support programs available to Veterans. Presenters Dr. Michael Gutter and Mr. Kevin Friel Dr. Michael Gutter is an associate professor and associate dean for Extension, state program leader for 4H Youth Development, Families, and Communities; Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences,… Continue Reading Understanding Long-Term Care: Basics and VA Aid & Assistance

Find out more »

Exploring the Research on Fad Diets

Wed February 12th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free

About This Webinar: We are faced with a constant churn of nutrition trends and fad diets. The more sensational the claims, the more quickly they spread. Even if you don’t work in the field of weight management, you are likely asked for your thoughts on the latest trends from family and friends. How do you keep up with the research, separate fact from fiction, and translate it to the public? In this interactive webinar where we take a closer look… Continue Reading Exploring the Research on Fad Diets

Find out more »

An Overview of the Branch Out Parenting Program and Other Thrive Resources

Thu February 20th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Thrive Series logo

About This Webinar: During adolescence, youth need their parents’ attention and support more than ever. With so many changes and transitions happening during adolescence, this phase of life is a time of excitement and anxiety―for youth and their parents. Branch Out is the fourth program in the THRIVE Initiative and will be available online for parents of middle-school (10-14) and high-school (15-18) age children. Branch Out is designed to support parents and caregivers in their parenting roles as they, in turn,… Continue Reading An Overview of the Branch Out Parenting Program and Other Thrive Resources

Find out more »

Special Needs Trusts & ABLE Accounts

Wed February 26th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
special needs trusts

About This Webinar: This presentation provides an overview of the different types of special needs trusts (self-settled, third-party, and pooled trusts) and explains the circumstances under which each type of trust could be beneficial. Topics of discussion include the items and services that can be paid for by special needs trusts, the relationship between shelter payments and certain government benefits, and general considerations for selecting an appropriate trustee. The presenter explores the use of ABLE Accounts and describes the strengths… Continue Reading Special Needs Trusts & ABLE Accounts

Find out more »

March 2020

Understanding Long-Term Care: Extended Care and Housing

Tue March 10th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
Person helping an elderly person.

About This Webinar: Speakers from the VA Home and Community Base Programs and Specially Adapted Housing offices will speak about the programs the VA offers to veterans who need assisted living, in-home care, or adaptations to their homes to meet their health care needs. Presenters Dayna Cooper and Jason Latona Continuing Education (CE) Credit Event Materials

Find out more »

Sleep and the RDN: Incorporating Sleep Education to Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

Wed March 18th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free

About This Webinar: According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), lack of sleep can lead to major health issues, and the link between sleep deprivation and chronic disease has grown significantly. Additionally, studies have shown that getting fewer than eight hours asleep puts military personnel at risk for poor performance and decreased cognition. This webinar provides a general background on sleep, how insufficient sleep increases the risk of chronic disease and makes the management of chronic conditions more difficult,… Continue Reading Sleep and the RDN: Incorporating Sleep Education to Reduce Chronic Disease Risk

Find out more »

Behavior Basics: Laying the Groundwork for Positive Change

Tue March 24th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free

Image by Design_Miss_C from Pixabay.com, CC0 About This Webinar: Professionals working with infants, toddlers, and preschoolers are likely to encounter challenging behavior.  This webinar will provide a review of the ABCs of behavior (antecedent, behavior, consequence) as well as help professionals identify the function of behavior.  Dr. Hardy will explain they ways in which multi-tiered systems of support (MTSS) can be utilized to manage challenging behavior for all children, but especially children with disabilities or who have experienced trauma.  The… Continue Reading Behavior Basics: Laying the Groundwork for Positive Change

Find out more »
+ Export Events