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February 2021

Overview of Treatment for Children Impacted by Problematic Sexual Behavior of Other Youth

Thu February 25th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: When a child is sexually abused by a youngster exhibiting Problematic Sexual Behaviors (PSB), the child and the child's nonoffending caregiver could benefit from Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT). To best support the family, it is important to facilitate the engagement of both the caregiver and the child in treatment and encourage their gradual participation in skill-building and trauma processing therapeutic activities. This webinar provides an overview of treatment for caregivers and children impacted by the Problematic… Continue Reading Overview of Treatment for Children Impacted by Problematic Sexual Behavior of Other Youth

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Food and Nutrition Before, During and After Disasters

Wed February 24th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
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About This Session: Obtaining safe food before, during, and after disasters or hazards, such as a hurricane or a pandemic, is a necessity for survival. In this session, our partners from the Defense Commissary Agency share what they do to keep our food safe and what you should be shopping for before disasters hit. Extension faculty from the University of Florida share first-hand accounts of helping communities and individuals procure and prepare safe, healthy foods during and after a disaster.… Continue Reading Food and Nutrition Before, During and After Disasters

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Financial Preparedness is Disaster Preparedness

Wed February 10th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
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About this Session: Financial preparedness is an important part of disaster readiness. When disasters occur, an emergency savings fund can be one of the primary resources to handle natural disasters and jumpstart recovery. In this session, we discuss specific actions that individuals and families can take to become financially prepared for any emergency or disaster situation. In addition, tools, strategies, and resources are shared that can be used with service members and families. Personal finance managers (PFMs) and Extension educators… Continue Reading Financial Preparedness is Disaster Preparedness

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January 2021

The 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans – New Revisions and Uses

Wed January 27th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: Every 5 years, the government publishes the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (Guidelines).  The Guidelines serve as a central source of guidance that nutrition programs within the government can use to inform their food and nutrition programs and initiatives while tailoring their efforts for their specific audiences, like women and children and school lunches. The Guidelines provide food-based recommendations to promote health, help prevent diet-related disease, and meet nutrient needs. Additionally, outside organizations and companies use the Guidelines… Continue Reading The 2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans – New Revisions and Uses

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Ethical Considerations During Challenging Times

Tue January 26th: 11:00 am-1:00 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: Calls to action for social justice, COVID-19, and political distress have strained American families. Financial practitioners may be encountering new situations that require ethical guidance. In this webinar, Dr. Michael Gutter discusses circumstances related to current events that require ethical guidance.  This webinar provides practical guidance on the application of ethical values central to financial professionals' practice. https://youtu.be/U_TehsgJY8s Presenter Dr. Michael Gutter is the Associate Dean for Extension - State Program Leader for 4-H Youth Development, Families… Continue Reading Ethical Considerations During Challenging Times

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Intentional Inclusion for People with Disabilities – A New Year’s Resolution

Wed January 20th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Disability Inclusion

About This Webinar How confident are you in serving as an ally for individuals living with a disability who are members of military families? Disability is a dimension of diversity that is becoming more of a focus for organizations seeking to enhance their inclusive practices. This webinar provides information regarding: Definition of disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act Size/scope of this population Etiquette and language tips What to say/not to say to someone managing a mental health condition Ableism… Continue Reading Intentional Inclusion for People with Disabilities – A New Year’s Resolution

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December 2020

Plugged-In & Left Out: Creating Meaningful & Engaging Virtual Connections with Individuals with Disabilities

Thu December 17, 2020: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free
Disability

About This Webinar Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, technology has been highly relied upon for work, school, and maintaining social connections. For individuals with disabilities, their families, and service providers, this has presented a new set of challenges. Among these challenges, the main experienced is that of creating meaningful and engaging virtual connections for individuals with disabilities. While there are many factors that contribute to this challenge, the main contributors are that of limited technology skills and knowledge/use… Continue Reading Plugged-In & Left Out: Creating Meaningful & Engaging Virtual Connections with Individuals with Disabilities

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Implementing Lifestyle & Performance Medicine: Tips & Tools for Health Professionals

Wed December 16, 2020: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EST
Free

About This Webinar: The World Health Organization estimates 80% of heart disease, stroke, and type 2 diabetes, and 40% of cancer could be prevented, with improvements to diet and lifestyle. This webinar presents science-based evidence on lifestyle medicine. In the webinar we demonstrate how the military is incorporating lifestyle and performance medicine into their practices and explain how to incorporate plant-based diets as part of the lifestyle medicine concept. The material presented is applicable to military, VA, and civilian medical… Continue Reading Implementing Lifestyle & Performance Medicine: Tips & Tools for Health Professionals

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2020 Personal Finance Year in Review

Tue December 8, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: The COVID-19 pandemic and record unemployment have defined 2020 as a year of a global financial crisis. Dr. Barbara O’Neill delivers this annual review of personal finances in the sobering light of our current economic climate. This webinar details the events that have impacted personal finances this year and the legislation and events that will continue to impact finances in 2021. This webinar also includes results of noteworthy personal finance research studies that were published in 2020,… Continue Reading 2020 Personal Finance Year in Review

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Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy Settings

Thu December 3, 2020: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EST
Free
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About This Webinar: Successful completion of clinical services is closely associated with caregiver participation in treatment (McPherson et al, 2012). However, less than 50% of families who are scheduled to participate in therapy services attend their first appointment (Harrison et al, 2004). This webinar focuses on common factors that impact engagement for families in clinical services. Further, the research of McKay et al. related to caregiver engagement is discussed and applied to the family advocacy setting. Archived Recording:   https://youtu.be/NLSYEJWJRuI… Continue Reading Engaging Families in Clinical Services: A Discussion on Engagement in Family Advocacy Settings

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