The Role of Racial Equity in SNAP-Ed Part 1: Bringing Racial Equity into the Conversation

ASNNA Race, Health + Social Equity Committee, SNAP-Ed Toolkit Team, and SNAP-Ed Connection:

Webinar Reflection QuestionsReflection Question 1 Reflection Question 2 (1)In this interactive, 75-minutes session, presenters discuss how SNAP-Ed activities can be implemented to advance racial equity by framing the issue of racial equity in SNAP-Ed, the directive from the USDA, the definition of racial equity, and how we can work to engage communities to advance racial equity. The presenters include Stacy Dean, the Deputy Under Secretary for USDA’s Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, Dr. Mary Marczak, Director of Urban Family Development and Evaluation at the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development, and Dr. Stephany Parker, Evaluation & Program Design Director of Oklahoma Tribal Engagement Partners (OKTEP).

For more information about the CEUs, including to receive a certificate of completion if you watch the recording, email snap-edconnection@usda.gov.

Adapting to COVID-19 Series: Adapting SNAP-Ed Programming to Remote Delivery

SNAP-Ed Toolkit and SNAP-Ed Connection:

This webinar and associated training materials are a part of a 3-part webinar series where state and local SNAP-Ed programs who were creating, innovating, and delivering SNAP-Ed remotely in the COVID-19 era presented. The other two parts in the series include Collecting and Reporting Data and Measuring and Evaluating Impact. This webinar and associated training materials was designed to share how SNAP-Ed programming was adapted for remote delivery. The webinar includes content, guidance, and lessons learned from the developers of Food eTalk, Cooking with Kids, and Text2LiveHealthy.

These webinars are pre-approved for 1.5 CPE credits (until July 28, 2023) for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission for Dietetic Registration.

Adapting to COVID-19 Series: Collecting and Reporting Data

SNAP-Ed Toolkit and SNAP-Ed Connection:

This webinar and associated training materials are a part of a 3-part webinar series where state and local SNAP-Ed programs who were creating, innovating, and delivering SNAP-Ed remotely in the COVID-19 era presented. The other two parts in the series include Adapting SNAP-Ed Programming to Remote Delivery and Measuring and Evaluating Impact. This webinar and associated training materials are designed to share how different SNAP-Ed programs (University of Missouri Extension, Kansas State University PEARS Team, Michigan Fitness Foundation) collected and reported data.

These webinars are pre-approved for 1.5 CPE credits (until July 28, 2023) for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission for Dietetic Registration.

Adapting to COVID-19 Series: Measuring and Evaluating Impact

SNAP-Ed Toolkit and SNAP-Ed Connection:

This webinar and associated training materials are a part of a 3-part webinar series where state and local SNAP-Ed programs who were creating, innovating, and delivering SNAP-Ed remotely in the COVID-19 era presented. The other two parts in the series include Adapting SNAP-Ed Programming to Remote Delivery and Collecting and Reporting Data. This webinar and associated training materials are designed to share how SNAP-Ed programming adapted for remote delivery was measured and evaluated. The webinar includes content, guidance, and lessons learned from the University of Georgia SNAP-Ed and the University of Minnesota Extension.

These webinars are pre-approved for 1.5 CPE credits (until July 28, 2023) for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission for Dietetic Registration.

SNAP-Ed and School Gardens: Growing Together

SNAP-Ed Connection:

This webinar is designed to discuss the benefits of gardening in SNAP-Ed programming/nutrition education. Information on how to assess needs, create partnerships, and start a school garden are shared. Additional information on how to maintain a school garden, successfully integrate nutrition education, and examples of how to evaluate a school garden are also shared. Contributors include Heather Buritsch, Nicole Walker, Lisa Lachenmayr, Laura Quynn, and Hannah Ruhl.

This webinar is pre-approved for 1 CPE credit (until August 28, 2022) for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission for Dietetic Registration.

SNAP-Ed and Disasters: Providing an Effective Response

SNAP-Ed Connection:

This webinar is designed to learn from two SNAP-Ed agency programs who have experienced disasters first-hand, and successfully met the needs of their community through the partnerships and community presence fostered by SNAP-Ed-funded projects. Additional information is provided by a USDA food safety expert who shared how you can prepare in advance for possible emergencies.

This webinar is pre-approved for 1 CPE credit (until May 13, 2022) for Registered Dietitians and Dietetic Technicians, Registered by the Commission for Dietetic Registration.

Systems Approach for Healthy Communities

University of Minnesota Extension:

This online professional development program is designed to promote the integration of policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change approaches with educational strategies. The program is designed for organizations whose work focuses on health promotion to help staff understand, reflect, and act on the many factors that influence whether individuals can easily make healthy choices. The program integrates PSE changes with educational strategies in order for participants to develop the skills they need to impact policies, systems, and environments, as well as engage with partners and the community.

This program has been pre-approved for 5.0 hours of continuing education by The Commission on Dietetic Registration, The National Commission on Health Education Credentialing, and The National Board of Public Health Examiners.

Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice

Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences:

This online course is designed to meet the needs of professionals working to increase access to healthy food and physical activity options for low-income individuals and families. It includes an in-depth six-module course that introduces the learner to policy, systems, and environmental approaches (PSEs) and uses an interactive workbook to guide the learner through designing their own PSE approach in their community.

This course is approved for 12.0 Hours for Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

An Introduction to Policy, Systems, and Environmental Approach

Cornell University's Division of Nutritional Sciences:

This online course is designed to meet the needs of professionals working to increase access to healthy food and physical activity options for low-income individuals and families. It includes the first module of a more in-depth, six-module course entitled Making the Healthy Choice the Easy Choice and provides both an introduction for those new to policy, systems, and environmental approaches (PSEs) and an overview for those with more experience with PSEs.

This course is approved for 2.0 Hours for Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).