Nutrition Links Annual Conference

Come to broaden your outlook and increase your understanding of the diverse populations we meet and teach!
Nutrition Links Annual Conference - Workshops
Language: English
$95.00

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Description

When: Tue., Sep. 11, 2018
(9:30 AM - 4:45 PM)

Where: The Penn Stater Hotel & Conference Center
215 Innovation Blvd
State College, Pennsylvania 16803

registration deadline: August 1, 2018
11:59 p.m.

Setting a Welcoming Table: A Conversation on Diversity

The Nutrition Links Annual Conference builds skills for educators and health professionals who work with families to provide education about nutrition, food selection, and food behavior. This year, we will address the many facets of diversity, from educational level and ethnicity to life experience and disability.

Featured speaker is Fernando Chang-Muy, an immigration lawyer from the University of Pennsylvania. Breakout sessions look at fermented foods, communicating with ESL students, the Latinx connection, and food and culture in Latin America, India and other countries of the world.

Who is this for?

Educators and health professionals who work with families to provide education about nutrition, food selection, and food behavior

What will you learn?
  • Nutrient updates
  • New teaching ideas
  • Great recipes to help your clients liven up their meals

Agenda

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

09:30 am Conference Registration & Coffee Break

10:30 am From the Fire into the Frying Pan: The Immigrant Experience Leaving Home and Coming to America Fernando will provide an overview of current immigration policies to increase our awareness of the challenges immigrants face upon arrival. Learn about ways that newcomers enter the US for a short term or for a long term; who are refugees and why they flee, and how long-term residents can become US citizens. Through real life case examples, engage with your peers to explore the strengths and challenges of immigrant communities.

12:00 pm Welcome & Buffet Lunch

02:15 pm Break - Snacks/Beverages in Break Areas

03:30 pm Break - Snacks/Beverages in Break Areas

04:45 pm Conclude General Conference

Instructors

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Food Families and Health Home Food Preservation Personal Financial Management Diabetes Management

More by Robin Kuleck, RN, MSEd 

Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)

More by Suzanne Weltman 

Nutrition Links
Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP)
Food Safety Food Quality Environmental Monitoring Home Food Preservation

More by Andy Hirneisen, MA 

Food,Families and Health

More by Laurie Weinreb-Welch, MPH, MCHES 

Certified Diabetes Educator Food Safety Integrative and Functional Nutrition

Fernando Chang-Muy

George Fernandez

Carlee Jarrett

Marcela Myers

Komal Shah

Leah Zimmerman

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