Improving Feeding Practices in Childcare Settings – IFSN Post-Doctoral Fellowship Seminar

Dr. Kate Speirs, University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana will present a Post-Doctoral Fellowship Seminar entitled “Improving Feeding Practices in Childcare Settings: An Integrated Project.” This seminar will be given in room 4103 Waterfront and via Adobe Connect at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) on 13 October 2015. This seminar has been approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for one Continuing Professional Education Unit (CEU).* 
This seminar is part of the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series. These monthly seminars aim to disseminate new knowledge; engage with partners and stakeholders; and inspire the next generation of food safety and nutrition experts.  For full information on the series, visit the . 

Seminar Overview

The AFRI Education and Literacy Initiative (formerly the AFRI Fellowships Grant Program) provides fellowships to undergraduate, graduate (predoctoral), and postdoctoral students whose projects encompass the AFRI Challenge Areas and AFRI Foundational Programs.  The Improving Feeding Practices in Childcare Settings Project is aligned with the AFRI Childhood Obesity Prevention Challenge Area.  After this webinar attendees will be able to name and differentiate between the three components of an integrated USDA-NIFA post-doctoral fellowship project, Identify caregiver feeding practices that can be used to overcome barriers to responsive feeding, and discuss the importance of early care and education settings for obesity prevention.  


Kate Speirs, University of Illinois at Champaign Urbana

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Phone:  1-888-844-9904
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Program: AFRI Education and Literacy Initiative (ELI)

 *Registered Dietician Nutritionists (RDNs) or Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (NDTRs) who attend this seminar and wish to receive the Continuing Professional Education Units (CEU) certificate please e-mail Mallory M. Koenings. 

Event Details

Start Date:
Monday, October 12, 2015 - 11:00pm
End Date:
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:00am
Event Link:
Adobe Connect
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