Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Nutrition Education Programs for Disadvantaged Communities

Leveraging Partnerships to Improve Nutrition Education Programs for Disadvantaged Communities

Tuesday, October 19
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM (Central Time)
Location:
CE: 1.0
Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
Activity Code: 164103

Reducing chronic diseases and health disparities in disadvantaged communities through innovative culturally focused nutrition programming that emphasizes authentic nutrition education and advocacy by practitioners and experts.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify practical ways to provide effective, culturally sensitive nutrition education to disadvantaged and minority communities.
  • Explain strategic methods to collaborate or partner with programs such as, wellness industries, schools, government, and Medicaid Programs.
  • Describe effective advocacy strategies for influencing community nutrition policies to further reduce racial inequities and health disparities in minority and disadvantaged communities.

Performance Indicators:

  • 12.3.3 Takes into consideration any population and environmental disparities (health, availability, finances, access) when developing programs.
  • 12.4.2 Collaborates with community partners to implement programs based on the assessed needs, values, beliefs, limitations and strengths of the population.
  • 9.3.3 Develops and/or selects culturally sensitive, evidence-based materials that are appropriate to the audience.

    Moderator(s)

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    Elgloria Harrison, DM, MHA, RRT

    Moderator/Dean

    Lehman College, City University of New York

  • Speaker(s)

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    Sapna Batheja, PhD., RD, LDN

    Speaker/ Assistant Professor

    George Mason University

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    Charmaine Jones, MS, RDN, LDN

    Owner

    Food Jonezi

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    Charanya Sundar, MS, RD, LDN

    Speaker/ Public Health Nutritionist

    DC Department of Aging