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June 2019

Professional Boundaries in Action: Lessons from Practice

June 5 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: There is always a risk that boundaries and roles can become blurred and uncertain in the work of helping professionals.  The pressures of time and circumstance can create challenges. Practical lessons drawn from experience can help guide the way for appropriate and effective effort.  In this webinar, helping professionals with past and current military experience share insights and advice through case studies and exercises. Learning Objectives:  Understand the Principles of Learning as a foundation for appreciating professional boundaries.… Continue Reading Professional Boundaries in Action: Lessons from Practice

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May 2019

Gender and Finances

May 28 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Join Dr. Barbara O'Neill and Dr. Martie Gillen to discuss the differences in spending, saving and money management behaviors between men and women, and explore ways counselors and educators can better understand clients' needs and behavior. The first half of this webinar will focus on the research behind financial behavior differences between men and women as well as external factors that impact financial capability, such as the gender pay gap. The second half of the webinar will… Continue Reading Gender and Finances

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Sexualized Behaviors in Children and Youth

May 22 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Child sexual abuse can be a very tough topic to discuss. However, it is very important when preparing families and professionals with strategies to keep kids safe and thriving during childhood and youth. In this webinar Dr. Shelly Martin, a child abuse pediatrician and US Air Force Lieutenant Colonel, will review and explore normal, concerning and problematic sexualized behaviors that children may display. Additionally, various factors associated with children’s sexualized behaviors will be identified to assist clinicians… Continue Reading Sexualized Behaviors in Children and Youth

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Understanding Professional Boundaries

May 15 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Cartoon man looking across a dotted line at another man, who is holding a paint can and brush

About This Webinar An understanding of professional boundaries is crucial for helping professionals in the military and in other contexts. An appreciation for boundaries helps professionals in their interactions with clients, in working with other professionals, and in identifying and preserving a sense of professional identity and role in their work. In this webinar, Dr. Kim Finney of the University of Southern California shares with us insights on this important and complex topic. Learning Objectives: Increase understanding of Theories on Personal… Continue Reading Understanding Professional Boundaries

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April 2019

Air Force Nutrition Initiatives

April 23 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: What is the Air Force doing to promote health and nutrition to support the Airmen in meeting the physical demands of their mission? Join us to learn about Air Force Nutrition Initiatives and the HeRO Strategy.  The mission of the HeRO Strategy is to improve the health status of active duty members to positively influence mission readiness and force protection. Objectives: Discuss methods available for addressing population health and wellness concerns Explain the Health and Readiness Optimization (HeRO) Strategy… Continue Reading Air Force Nutrition Initiatives

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Home Is Where Your Heart Is | Kids Serve Too!

April 19 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
Image of happy cartoon children holding hands and jumping, on grass with a clear blue sky. The words Kids Serve Too are in white on the grass, and the logos of Sesame Street for Military Families and the Military Families Learning Network are nestled in the grass.

About This Webinar: Representative(s) from the Sesame Street Workshop will address potential child concerns and developmentally appropriate responses to relocation transitions, explore resources that caregivers can use when addressing these concerns, and provide tips in navigating the resources related to this topic on the Sesame Street for Military Families website. This event is hosted by the Family Transitions concentration area of the Military Families Learning Network. https://youtu.be/UBTDbQX8br0 Presenters Antonio Freitas- Senior Content Manager at Sesame Workshop.  Here he works to… Continue Reading Home Is Where Your Heart Is | Kids Serve Too!

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What Do We Know: Autism Screening, Diagnosis, & Supporting Young Children & Families

April 10 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Children can be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder as early as 18 months, but delays in social and communication skills and other signs can appear earlier in life. This webinar will cover the prevalence of autism in the US and common red flags.  The screening and diagnosis process of young children with autism will also be discussed.  Strategies for partnering with and supporting families through this process will be shared. Continuing Education (CE) Credit Click the appropriate… Continue Reading What Do We Know: Autism Screening, Diagnosis, & Supporting Young Children & Families

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PCS Series: Research and Tools for Supporting Military Transitions

April 2 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Join us to get an overview of common issues military families face during a Permanent Change of Station (PCS). The first half of this webinar examines the 2018 RAND Report, “Enhancing Family Stability During a Permanent Change of Station.” The second half of the webinar focuses on the tools available to military service providers through Military OneSource, such as Plan my Move, and other Military OneSource moving resources that can support families throughout a PCS. This is… Continue Reading PCS Series: Research and Tools for Supporting Military Transitions

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March 2019

International Lifestyle Recommendations for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

March 28 at 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
Insulin Resistance infographic. The words "Insulin Resistance" are inside of a red circle. To the left of the red circle the words Obesity, Inactive, Genetics, Aging, Medications, and Rare disorders all have arrows pointing from the words to the red circle. To the right, arrows point from the red circle to the words Type 2 diabetes, PCOS, Atherosclerosis, Dyslipidemia, and Hypertension.

About This Event: Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a common endocrine disorder and a main causes of infertility in women. In this webinar you'll learn about PCOS and the role of nutrition in treatment. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Explain the role of weight management and nutrition in PCOS. Summarize the new international evidence-based lifestyle recommendations for PCOS. Identify the potential barriers to applying the lifestyle recommendations in clinical practice. https://youtu.be/-3mfuIpbhYU Presenters: Annie LIn, PhD, RD Postdoctoral Fellow Northwestern University Brittany Jarrett PhD, RD Postdoctoral Fellow… Continue Reading International Lifestyle Recommendations for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

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PCS Series: Landlord-Tenant Protections for Military Members

March 12 at 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
Close up of military service member holding a miniature house

About This Webinar Moving can be a stressful experience, and military families move as many as three times more often than non-military families. The financial impacts of these frequent moves is just one of the compounding factors that contributes to the stress of relocating. This 90-minute webinar will cover the basics of renting property in the military, as a landlord and tenant as well as the legal and tax implications of both sides of the rental agreement. Military Permanent Change-of-Station… Continue Reading PCS Series: Landlord-Tenant Protections for Military Members

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