2012 National Maternal and Child Nutrition Intensive Course
July 25-27, 2012
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Campus
On-site and distance education opportunities available.
- Nutrition, genetic expression and birth defects
- Cue- and behavioral-based lactation and feeding for infants and toddlers
- Maternal depression effects on growth and development
- Parental skills and influences on child feeding and weight status
- Assessment and interpretation of slow growth velocity
- Intervention and monitoring of preterm, low birth weight and failure to thrive infants and toddlers
- Environmental approaches to improving nutrition of MCH populations
- Become an influencer: How to influence the behaviors of others (on-site only)
Information and registration available in mid-March at https://cpheo1.sph.umn.edu/
DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS AND NUTRITION SCIENCES
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
February 26 – 29, 2012
This is a four day program with the purpose to improve the nutritional status of infants, children and adolescents by updating health professionals in infant, child and adolescent nutrition at both the individual and public health level. In addition, we will have 1/2 day devoted to New Dietary Guidelines and How it Relates to Pediatrics, Life course Theory and Application in Maternal and Pediatric Nutrition, How Feeding Styles/Practices Interact with Choices and Perceptions about Food and Nutrition, and Family-based Pediatric Weight Management . This course is designed for dietitians and other professionals who are involved in the care of children.
Topics include: Pediatric Growth and Development, Feeding Concerns and Disordered Eating, Genetics, Sports Nutrition, Sleep Problems, Community Assessment and reviews of current treatments in Pulmonary, GI, Renal, Cardiology, Inborn Errors of Metabolism, Children with Special Health Care Needs.
CEU: 26 hours has been requested from the Commission on Dietetic Registration
For more information call Charlene Rhoades at (205) 939-9254 or see our website at http://adolescent.chsys.org
Watch the Archived Webcast from the Spring 2013 Colloquium!
From the Department of Nutrition, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The Spring 2013 Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquium covered the MCH Life Course Framework, including how neurobiological and social determinants relate to health outcomes and the framework’s relationship to programs and services to promote healthy weight. Colloquium presentations are intended for family members, practitioners, and researchers. This is the ninth and final in a series of biannual colloquia
Sugar Coated Racism: A Life Course View of Obesity and Health
Deborah Allen, ScD
Director, Bureau of Child, Adolescent and Family Health
Boston Public Health Commission
Impact of Social Determinants of Health in Life Course Framework
Stephanie Hall, MD, MPH
Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist
Terri Combs-Orme, PhD
The Urban Institute Endowed Professor
College of Social Work
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
The “How To:” Integration of MCH Life Course into Community Organizations
Visit the Promoting Healthy Weight Colloquium website for more information on this Colloquum and to view prior colloquia!