May 24, 2012
The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) funded through the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB), has released resources on the life course model for students, teachers, and others for use in professional development or to aid in presenting.
This site includes a health equity quiz, case studies on the life course perspective, and a slide and webinar library. These continuing education tools are helpful for anyone wanting to learn more about this theory. Check it out and send suggestions, additions or feedback to the developers!
January 16, 2012
The National Children’s Study Speaker Series is sponsored by the Center for Leadership Education in Maternal and Child Public Health and the National Children’s Study – Ramsey County Location. On January 11, 2012, the series offered a talk on “Feeding Young Children: The Good, the Bad and the Picky” by Jamie Stang, PhD, MPH, RD, LN, from the UMN School of Public Health. She describes behaviors of young children that are common concerns of parents, discusses the role of parent feeding styles in early childhood obesity risk, as well as identifies behavioral strategies that parents can utilize to cope with challenging food behaviors. Dr. Stang also discusses the role of food allergies and intolerances in challenging food behaviors of young children.
The archived presentation is now available online: https://umconnect.umn.edu/p51351258/.
For more information on the National Children’s Study, visit their webpage at: http://www.nationalchildrensstudy.gov/Pages/default.aspx
February 21, 2011
The Maternal Child Health Life Course Research Network (MCH-LCRN) recently hosted a webinar with Clyde Hertzman, Director of the Human Early Learning Partnership at the University of British Columbia. Hertzman is a leader in the field of life course health development research–you can learn more about his work here:
To view the webinar, click here:
(The webinar is only available for Windows 2000 or higher operating systems — sorry, Mac users — and you’ll need a valid email address).