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Giving Children and Adolescents a Healthy Start Through Nutrition

Holly H. McPeak ·
By LT Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, MBA, RD, LDN, FAND, Nutrition Advisor, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Establishing healthy dietary patterns early in life can provide young Americans with the foundation to continue those behaviors throughout later life stages. Unhealthy dietary patterns and inadequate physical activity in children and adolescents ages 2 to 18 contribute to overweight and obesity — as well as increasing the...
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MFLN Family Development Sexual Behavior in Children & Youth (SBCY) Series So Far

Jason M Jowers ·
The MFLN Family Development Sexual Behavior in Children & Youth (SBCY) Series is still ongoing through 2021 and throughout 2022! As we continue our conversation on age-appropriate sexual development of youth and working with children and youth exhibiting problematic sexual behavior (PSB), our upcoming SBCY webinars will focus on lots of great topics. A list of all upcoming topics and webinars is available on the SBCY series homepage . Each of these informative and interactive webinars...
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Teaching Children About Money

Selena T Garrison ·
Financial education courses notwithstanding, children’s strongest financial influence is most likely their parents. Below are tips for Extension educators to share with parents interested in teaching their children about money:
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Re: Teaching Children About Money

Troy Anthony Anderson ·
This is great! Thank you for sharing.
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Assessing and Treating Problematic Sexual Behavior of Children & Youth| An Intro to OneOp FD’s PSB-CY Courses

Jason M Jowers ·
The OneOp Family Development team's Sexual Behavior of Children & Youth Series began in 2019 with our Anchored podcast episode, “ A Discussion with Dr. Gregory Leskin about Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children and Youth .” Since then, we have hosted 13 amazing webinars featuring top presenters and professionals in the field of assessing and treating problematic sexual behavior of children and youth. Many of our presenters also work directly with military families on bases and...
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NEW Trauma-Informed Nutrition Online Course

Jenny Rudolph ·
Oregon State University Extension Service and the SPOON Foundation are proud to collaborate on Nourished and Thriving Children , a FREE online trauma-informed nutrition and feeding course. This course was created with foster families in mind, but is appropriate for anyone who cares for or supports a child who has experienced trauma. Participants will learn the 6 principles of trauma-informed nutrition and examples of how to implement the strategies at mealtimes. Hear directly from foster...

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