On a quarterly basis, the Faithful Families team hosts a series of webinars on topics that relate to your work with Faithful Families. Faithful Families webinars are provided for anyone who is implementing the Faithful Families program, to enhance their learning and expand their programming reach. Be sure to mark your calendars and register for the webinars using the links below. **NOTE – All registrants (agents included) will use the links listed for registration. Agents participating will be counted in LMS as well. If you registered for one of these webinars prior to February 17, please re-register below.** These webinars are open to facilitators in North Carolina, as well as our partners out of state.
Clinical and Community Connections for Faithful Families
Thursday, March 2, 2017 11am-12pm
Faithful Families facilitators will learn about successful programs that are bridging clinical care and faith community support to ensure that people have access to accurate health care information along with a faith community environment that supports better health. This webinar will be presented by Nashon Hornsby, JD, LLM, Chief of Operations with the New Jersey Department of Health.
Small Steps to Increasing Physical Activity
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 1pm-2pm
Faithful Families facilitators will learn about our new Walking Challenge, as well as resources and tools to help promote physical activity in communities of faith. This webinar will be presented by the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch of the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
Recipe Adaptations for Faithful Families
Tuesday, August 8, 2017 1pm-2pm
Faithful Families facilitators will learn how to adapt and modify Faithful Families recipes for different tastes and audiences, in addition to learning about new resources and recipes from the MED instead of Meds program. This webinar will be presented by Zandra Alford, MPH, Extension Associate, Foods and Nutrition at the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Sciences at North Carolina State University and Lorelei Jones, MEd, Extension Associate, Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Coordinator with North Carolina State University.
Building Partnerships to Support Faithful Families
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 1pm-2pm
Faithful Families facilitators will hear about strategies to engage local partners in their faith-based health promotion work. Catalyst Coordinator for the Community and Clinical Connections for Prevention and Health Branch of the Division of Public Health Jamie Cousins, MPA, will talk about successes and challenges to community-based work and NC Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Coordinator with North Carolina State University Lorelei Jones, MEd, will consider ways that Extension and public health can further partner to support Faithful Families.