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July 2020

Engaging Military Fathers to Model Healthy Relationships for their Children: Lessons from Promundo’s Global Work with Dads

Tue July 7th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Promundo works with men and boys from diverse backgrounds and communities to support men’s wellness and encourage their active participation as positive figures in their relationships with other men, with their spouses and partners and their children. This interactive presentation shares key lessons with military family readiness professionals on what men think about their social expectations and responsibilities to be providers, caregivers, partners, and parents. Using an early child development lens, presenters teach best practices and tips… Continue Reading Engaging Military Fathers to Model Healthy Relationships for their Children: Lessons from Promundo’s Global Work with Dads

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June 2020

Warrior Wellness: Mental Health and Women in the U.S. Military

Tue June 30th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Women play a pivotal role in military operations, and their experiences and responses may differ from their male counterparts. This webinar looks at how mental health manifests differently for women, in particular women in the military. Learning Objectives Understand predominant mental health concerns for women serving in the military. Discover how these concerns can be different because of military service. Discuss experiences and consequences of deployment on women's mental health. Examine challenges and barriers for women service… Continue Reading Warrior Wellness: Mental Health and Women in the U.S. Military

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Medicaid & Medicare: Important Resources in a Time of National Health Crisis

Wed June 24th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Over their fifty plus year history, both the Medicaid and Medicare programs have proven valuable and adaptable in the face of changing national health needs and priorities.  These programs may provide health coverage and access for military families as they do for millions of Americans in a variety of familial, financial, and health situations.  Whether in response to a disaster caused by a hurricane, a downturn in the economy, or in the face of the unprecedented COVID-19… Continue Reading Medicaid & Medicare: Important Resources in a Time of National Health Crisis

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Building Cultural Competence in Nutrition and Dietetics

Tue June 23rd: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Nutrition disparities are pervasive among cultural minorities. Improving the nutritional status of a diverse clientele requires accounting for the cultural aspects informing their eating practices and prioritizing culture-specific needs. This session provides an overview of the steps the nutrition professional can undertake to develop cultural competence, and also addresses the principles to follow in offering culturally sensitive care and interventions. Learning Objectives: Explain the need for attaining cultural competence in nutrition and dietetics. Describe the steps to… Continue Reading Building Cultural Competence in Nutrition and Dietetics

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Creating Space: Arranging Environments to Promote Positive Behavior

Tue June 16th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: The environmental arrangement of a classroom, child care center, or family home can impact behavior.  This webinar provides practical strategies and resources early childhood practitioners can easily implement in their work.  Useful tools for navigating transitions, routines, and communicating expectations and rules are shared.  Presenters suggest ways to arrange learning centers, toys, and other objects to promote positive behavior for children with and without disabilities. https://youtu.be/DL9yN0gGUkw Presenter Jessica Hardy received her Ph.D. in early childhood special education… Continue Reading Creating Space: Arranging Environments to Promote Positive Behavior

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Supporting Youth to Set Healthy Boundaries with Technology

Wed June 10th: 12:00 pm-1:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Presenters in this webinar engage military family readiness system professionals on the use of technology amongst adolescents, how technology is used to harm, and what caring adults can do to educate and empower youth in their lives to take action to end technology-facilitated abuse. This webinar also focuses on teaching professionals how to recognize the connections between adolescent problematic sexual behavior and youth relationship violence. Through interactive discussion, participants identify safety strategies and resources to promote healthy… Continue Reading Supporting Youth to Set Healthy Boundaries with Technology

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Building Financial Resilience: 20 Resources for Financial Peace of Mind

Tue June 9th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: The 2020 COVID-19 pandemic, the 2019 federal government shutdown, and numerous federal government and non-profit organization reports and academic studies about Americans’ inadequate savings and high debt have highlighted the fragility of American's financial resources. This 90-minute webinar focuses on resources to help Personal Finance Managers empower clients with financial resilience. Download the Personal Financial Resiliency Assessment Quiz before the webinar. https://youtu.be/Vc2DnfxK0wY Presenter Dr. Barbara O’Neill, CFP®, AFC is the owner/CEO of Money Talk: Financial Planning Seminars… Continue Reading Building Financial Resilience: 20 Resources for Financial Peace of Mind

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May 2020

Cancer Preventive Lifestyle Behaviors: Why You Should Talk to Your Clients Now

Wed May 27th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: There has been much research associating certain foods and nutrients that may help prevent or contribute to certain types of cancer. Professionals are interested in evidence-based food and lifestyle recommendations that they can share with their clients. This webinar presents the most recent guidelines on nutrition, physical activity, and weight management for cancer prevention. Objectives: Participants will be able to: Describe American Institute for Cancer Prevention (AICR) evidence-based lifestyle recommendations for cancer prevention Recognize changing demographics and… Continue Reading Cancer Preventive Lifestyle Behaviors: Why You Should Talk to Your Clients Now

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Keep Calm & Carry On: Working with Difficult Clients

Wed May 20th: 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: When we work with people, we will inevitably meet a difficult or challenging person. Even though it is natural for individuals going through adversity to become difficult/challenging, it is imperative to meet the person’s emotional state with compassion and empathy. In this webinar, we explore techniques of de-escalation, communication, and expressions to understand and address people we feel are problematic. Learning Objectives Enhance de-escalation skills through verbal and non-verbal communication. Differentiate between sympathy and empathy in response… Continue Reading Keep Calm & Carry On: Working with Difficult Clients

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The Financial Implications of Caring for an Aging Parent

Tue May 12th: 11:00 am-12:30 pm EDT
Free
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About This Webinar: Providing care for an aging parent can exact a high emotional toll on families. Aging adults' needs can also be costly. Join us as we explore the expected and unexpected financial costs that come with caring for an aging parent. This webinar will touch on resources available to those who are serving in caregiving roles and offer tools and ways families can help caregivers support family members while protecting their finances. https://youtu.be/OgL9v1F-IZM Presenter Mary Benzinger Since 2009,… Continue Reading The Financial Implications of Caring for an Aging Parent

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