Online Certificate in Family Nutrition

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

  The Online OPEN ENROLLMENT 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