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PA NEN Webinar Series

Join fellow industry leaders from the comfort of your office, and tap into a wealth of information on key topics surrounding nutrition education. Each webinar will focus on  a topic that has been suggested by PA NEN members through conference and workshop evaluations.


August 28, 2018: Mindful Eating and Living

  • Presenter: Julia Grocki, MS, MA, RDN, LDN, CFT
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Mindful eating is so much more than paying attention to portion sizes. When practiced on a regular basis, it can lead to a healthier relationship with food and the desire to be more mindful in other areas of your life. Learn more.
  • Registration: Open!
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Approved)

September 25, 2018: Food Insecurity of the College Population

  • Presenter: Donna Randolph, Ed.D.
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Higher education has overlooked the issue of food insecurities among their student population. It is becoming a startling reality that it is one of the major deterrents to academic success. Many students consider food to be a flexible expenditure, yet not realizing the implications to their physical, mental, and emotional health when food is eliminated. Learn more.
  • Registration: Open!
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Approved)

October 30, 2018: TBA


November 27, 2018: You Can't Walk Through the Pigpen Without Getting Mud on Your Feet - The 3 “Musts” of Self-care

  • Presenter: Jan Spence
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: Nutritionists often spend the bulk of their days addressing the needs of others, from evaluating clients’ nutritional requirements to providing counseling and advice to creating nutrition treatment plans.   Emphasizing and attempting to lessen the difficult circumstances of poverty and food insecurity that our clients face also affects the individual practitioner.  However, the emotional self-care needs of the practitioner are often overlooked.  This engaging and uplifting webinar will help the  practitioner explore areas where emotional fatigue may occur. Learn more - Coming Soon!
  • Registration:  Opens in September
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)

December 18, 2018: TBA


January 29, 2019: Eat Your Vegetables: Bringing New Light to This Age-Old Dinner Table Battle

  • Presenter: Mary Ehret, MS, RD, LDN
  • Time: 12:00 - 1:00 pm
  • Description: There is a certain stigma attached to the phrase “Eat Your Vegetables.” Many picture a nagging mother pleading with her children to eat their vegetables, but with good reason. It’s simply because the mother wants what’s best for her children, and with so much to gain from eating your vegetables, why would a mother ever give up. Forty percent of households in Pennsylvania with less than $15,000 annual income are consuming vegetables less than one time per day. Learn more - Coming Soon!
  • Registration Opens: Opens in November
  • Credits: 1 CEU/CDR (Pending)