National WIC Association

Webinars

We invite NWA members to explore our various WIC-related webinars under the Education section. To access archived webinars, visit the On-Demand Webinars page. We offer webinars most Thursdays from 3:00 - 4:00 pm ET unless otherwise noted. See below for a schedule of upcoming webinars.

NWA Webinars

To attend NWA webinars, you must register in advance. The links will take you directly to registration. Upon completing your registration, you will receive a confirmation email. If you don't see that email, please check your spam/junk mail folder. We strongly recommend you add customercare@gotowebinar.com and webinars@nwica.org to your email safe senders list to be sure you get your confirmation and other important emails about the webinar.

Have a webinar idea? Email us: webinars@nwica.org. For any of the CDR accredited webinars, please feel free to provide learner feedback directly CDR, QualityCPE@eatright.org 


Cheers to the Peers! (Part of the Policy Webinar Series)
Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

In honor of National Breastfeeding month, we are recognizing and appreciating our WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselors and the vital role they play in educating WIC families and staff about breastfeeding. This webinar will discuss the importance of including the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor as part of the WIC team. We will discover where peer counselors are across the nation and discuss ways to improve peer counselor recruitment and retention on the programmatic and policy level. We hope you will join us in honoring these important members of the WIC maternal support team and identifying opportunities to build WIC’s breastfeeding support.

Speakers: Noora Kanfash, National WIC Association; Duaa Cannon, Washtenaw County WIC (Michigan); Amber Granite, Waimanalo Health Center (Michigan); Tiffany Hanson, Shiawassee County Health Department (Michigan); Dionne Moore-Smith, Michigan Department of Health and Human Services; Diane Shelton Gaffner, District Health Department #10 ((Michigan); and Colleen K. Unsal, District Health Department #10, (Michigan)

Registration: Please click HERE to register for the webinar.

Additional Information: All Webinars will be recorded. Please note the recording and any handouts will be emailed from webinars@nwica.org to attendees who participated live within one week of the webinar.


Eating Disorder Myths and the Family Influences (CEU's offered)
Thursday, August 25, 2022, at 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST

There can be a lot of shame and blame around families influences in eating disorders. Throughout this lecture and discussion, listeners will be able to identify risk factors for eating disorders, physical signs and symptoms, and tips and tools in working with children and families. Participants will gain competence in the various aspects of consideration, while acquiring 2-3 strategies that can be put into practice, as treatment providers working with families.

Learning Objectives:
1. The presentation will cover the different eating disorder diagnoses and how to identify signs and symptoms as well as red flags in children under the age of 5 years old.
2. Participants will be educated on how to provide parents with food neutral language in the household.
3. Participants will be provided with 5 tools to use when speaking to parents around how to support a child with an eating disorder. 

Speaker: Malak Saddy, RD, LD/N, CEDS-S, Registered Dietitian (Private Practice)

Registration: Please click HERE to register for the webinar.

Additional Information: All Webinars will be recorded. Please note the recording and any handouts will be emailed from webinars@nwica.org to attendees who participated live within one week of the webinar.


All registered attendees will receive the following within a week of the live webinar broadcast:

  • Webinar Recording
  • Slides (If approved by the Presenter to Share)
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • CDR and/or IBCLC Continuing Education Certificate (If Offered)

Have a webinar question? Email us: webinars@nwica.org.

 

For any of the CDR accredited webinars, please feel free to provide learner feedback directly CDR, QualityCPE@eatright.org