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PA NEN Webinar Series

Join fellow industry leaders from the comfort of your office, and tap into a wealth of information on key topics surrounding nutrition education. Each webinar will focus on  a topic that has been suggested by PA NEN members through conference and workshop evaluations.


July 31, 2018: Highway from the Comfort Zone - Treading the Scary Stuff outside the Zone for a More Fulfilling Personal and Professional Life

  • Presenter: Jane Wells Schooley 
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: The SNAP-Ed audience is very diverse and from a variety of cultures.  As educators within SNAP-Ed, we must be able to reach out to the diverse community in order to provide effective communication, which in turn will promote healthy behavior change for the client.  Learn more
  • Registration: Open! 
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Approved)

August 14, 2018: Shaped But not Defined: Developing Emotional Resources for those in Poverty

  • Presenter: Chuck Holt
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description:It is often difficult for those in poverty (or any of us for that matter) to overcome past hurt and pain so that they can create hope and resilience to build a future story. In this webinar we will discuss how small changes in our policies, procedures, and program can have a huge impact in building a strong emotional resource for those in poverty so that their past can shape them but not define them. Learn more.
  • Registration: Open!
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)

August 28, 2018: Mindful Eating and Living

  • Presenter: Julia Grocki, MS, MA, RDN, LDN, CFT
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Mindful eating is so much more than paying attention to portion sizes. When practiced on a regular basis, it can lead to a healthier relationship with food and the desire to be more mindful in other areas of your life. Learn more.
  • Registration: Open!
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)

September 25, 2018: Food Insecurity of the College Population

  • Presenter: Donna Randolph, Ed.D.
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Coming Soon!
  • Registration Opens: July

October 30, 2018: REBOOT

  • Presenter: Dr. Jo ® Lichten, PhD - Wellness Expert & Professional Speaker
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: People think it’s normal to require caffeine to get going in the morning, feel so sleepy in the mid-afternoon that it is hard to stay awake, and experience exhaustion upon returning home. Sure, it’s common, but it’s not normal. Dr. Jo®, author of REBOOT, will share scientifically-proven recommendations for optimal energy management involving small, strategic shifts in the way we eat, think, move, and sleep. You’ll walk away with a personal plan for more energy, focus, and productivity. Learn more - Coming Soon!.
  • Registration: Opens in August
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)

November 27, 2018: You Can't Walk Through the Pigpen Without Getting Mud on Your Feet - The 3 “Musts” of Self-care

  • Presenter: Jane Spence
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Nutritionists often spend the bulk of their days addressing the needs of others, from evaluating clients’ nutritional requirements to providing counseling and advice to creating nutrition treatment plans. However, through the hustle and bustle of all this, these individuals often overlook crucial self-care treatment. This engaging and uplifting webinar will help these individuals explore areas where fatigue may occur. Learn more - Coming Soon!.
  • Registration:  Opens in August
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)

January 29, 2019: Eat Your Vegetables: Bringing New Light to This Age-Old Dinner Table Battle

  • Presenter: Mary Ehret, MS, RD, LDN
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: There is a certain stigma attached to the phrase “Eat Your Vegetables.” Many picture a nagging mother pleading with her children to eat their vegetables, but with good reason. It’s simply because the mother wants what’s best for her children, and with so much to gain from eating your vegetables, why would a mother ever give up. Forty percent of households in Pennsylvania with less than $15,000 annual income are consuming vegetables less than one time per day. Learn more - Coming Soon!.
  • Registration Opens: Opens in August
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)