Online Certificate in Family Nutrition

Approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics/CDR
for 60 CPEUs & ACSM 40 CECs & more

  The Online Professional Certificate in Family Nutrition has been designed to
  meet the growing demand for Registered Dietitians, DTRs, allied health/medical and
  fitness professionals, parents, and the general public who want to learn to develop
  healthy food strategies, family support education, and advanced nutritional
  planning for moms, children, and the entire family. This Web-based Certificate
  program provides an in-depth examination of developing nutritionally fit, fun, and
  energized families through foods and proper nutrition! In addition, learn “Healthy
  Habit Strategies” to cope with family dynamics and the different environments each
  member of the family lives in. 

  This program is offered in an open enrollment format, meaning  
  you can register at anytime and once logged in, you have 8 weeks
  to complete the course(s) you registered for

   Click here to review a detailed Certificate Program Fact Sheet.
   Click here
for a list of CECs/CEUs.

Certificate Course Descriptions
  Course 1:  Healthy Moms and Infant Nutrition
  Instructor:  Rachel Blaine, MPH, RD
  Navigating through evidence-based research, this course will explore
  important nutritional recommendations for preconception, pregnancy, and
  infant and toddler feeding. In addition, it will also address food planning
  strategies for families (healthy meal and snack ideas, exercise, and family
  support) to embrace healthy living and eating post-delivery. This course will
  debunk many common myths and provide a basic understanding of the most
  current maternal and child nutrition recommendations. Learn why early
  nutrition is the key to preventing childhood obesity and obesity later in life,
  as well as where to find excellent books and online resources for deeper
  exploration of topics of interest

  Course 2:  Healthy Children Nutrition:  At the Home, Work and  
                     External Environments

Christen Cooper, MS, RD
  This course is designed for professionals and parents concerned and
  interested in expanding their nutrition knowledge. Utilizing evidence-based
  research, explore the role and impact of three predominant nutrition
  environments that affect a child’s food choices: the home, the school, and the
  external environment. Topics covered include: navigating the fast food
  jungle, addressing media and marketing to children, identifying the
  connection between nutrition and school performance and behavior,
  exploring successful parental feeding behaviors, and general strategies for
  childhood overweight and obesity prevention