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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.


November 6, 2018: What Do We Say When a Participants asks…..? Fats in Vogue! Sugar Woes!

  • Presenter: Jim Painter, PhD, RDN
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Dietary advice on fats and added sugars seems to change daily; this can be disconcerting and confusing for individuals. This talk will provide attendees with information to share with their SNAP-Ed participants to help establish healthy eating habits that will aid in the prevention of chronic diseases such as obesity. Learn more!
  • Registration:  Is Open!
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Approved)

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

  • Presenter: Jan Spence
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Nutritionists often spend the bulk of their days addressing the needs of others, from evaluating participants’ nutritional requirements to providing counseling and advice to creating nutrition plans. Emphasizing and attempting to lessen the difficult circumstances of poverty and food insecurity that your participants face also affects you, the nutrition educator. However, the emotional self-care needs of the educator are often overlooked.  This engaging and uplifting webinar will help nutrition educators explore areas where emotional fatigue may occur. Learn more! 
  • Registration:  Is Open!
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Approved)

December 18, 2018: Have a Sweet Holiday Season

  • Presenter: Kathy Parry
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Do your participants find themselves overloaded on sugar during the holiday season? Are sugar-laden temptations at family gatherings, work parties, and delectable gifts derailing them from their health and wellness goals they’ve worked hard to obtain all year long? Join Kathy Parry for some inspiration, tips, and tactics for helping your participants over the sugar-plum fairy temptations and on to a healthier New Year. Learn More - Coming Soon! 
  • Registration:  Opens in November
  • 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 and Dori Owczarzak, 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 November
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)