Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons From the Field

TRAINING COURSE Jesse Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field.  Description: Learning Objectives: Attendees of this session will be able to: Describe the rationale for taxing sugar-sweetened beverages  Review the evidence on the effectiveness of these taxes […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power

Save The Date! Thursday, 5/13/21 – 2–3pm (PST) We are hosting our next NLN Happy Hour on Thursday, May 13th from 2:00 – 3:00 pm (pst) and would like you to join us for another “hour of power” to discuss what you have been doing in your state. We will be devoting this Happy Hour to “sharing” your […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power: The COVID Chronicles

Save The Date! 2/11/2021 – 4-5 PM (PST) We are hosting our next NLN Happy Hour on Thursday, February 11th, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm (pst) and would like you to join us for another “hour of power” to discuss what you have been doing in your state.  If you have any specific topics you would like us to focus on or if you […]

Training Materials

Overview of Courses “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field” Jessie Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact Using I+PSE Approaches – Short Course”Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  This short course offers capacity […]

Continuing Education

RECORDED SESSIONS / VIRTUAL LEARNING CEUs will be provided – FREE OF CHARGE Jessie Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, University of Washington, Seattle, School of Public Health, Departments of Health Services and Epidemiology.  “Sweetened Beverage Taxes: Rationale, Effectiveness, and Lessons from the Field. Angie Tagtow, MS, RD, LD, Founder & Chief Strategist, Äkta Strategies, LLC.  “Amplifying MCH Nutrition Impact […]

Webinars

Upcoming Webinars: 2021 TBA Past Webinars: AMCHP A recording of this webinar is available at http://amchp.adobeconnect.com/p9nxyct91rjj Here is a brief description of the webinar (attached is pdf of session description and pics.  You could also take some information from there):   Description: This session will offer tools that drive Title V MCH transformation by integrating direct service […]

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power: The COVID Chronicles

NLN Happy Hour – Hour of Power: The COVID Chronicles 12/3/2020 – 3-4 PM (PST) NLN Happy Hour is on December 3rd, 2020, from 4:00 – 5:00 pm (pst) – Join us for another “hour of power” to discuss what you have been doing in your state.  If you have any specific topics you would like us to focus on or if […]

NLN Happy Hour via Zoom

June 25th, 3:00-4:00 pm (PST) NLN Happy Hour via Zoom.  As the beginning of an ongoing series, we would like to invite you to ‘mingle” with your MCH Nutrition colleagues and share what is going on in your State. https://ucla.zoom.us/j/91279208580?pwd=MjlxNVRhVE5XME52SmR1aDZhaG9udz09 For Meeting ID & Session Password, please contact Dena Herman at: dherman@ucla.edu

Events at Partner Universities

Lillian Fountain Smith Conference for Nutrition Educators We deeply regret to inform you that the Lillian Fountain Smith Conference scheduled for May 19 and 20, 2020, has been canceled. We want to thank you for supporting our conference and look forward to holding the conference in 2021. We wish you all the best in these uncertain […]

Online Training Resources from Western Partners

Nutrition for Children with Special Health Care NeedsFor Registered Dietitians, six self-study modules: http://depts.washington.edu/pwdlearn/web/Nutrition & Oral Health for Children, five self-study modules: http://depts.washington.edu/pwdlearn/oralhealthGroup Modules, video clips, leader guides and handouts: http://depts.washington.edu/pwdlearn/group.htm Nutrition During Pregnancy and Early InfancyFor Registered Dietitians, nine (7 hours) self-study modules: http://depts.washington.edu/pwdlearn/firststeps/ Assuring Pediatric Nutrition in the Hospital and CommunityFor Registered Dietitians: http://depts.washington.edu/nutrpeds/index.html Gaining and Growing Growth Charts Training, seven […]