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Translating Nutrition Research into Community Education: A Workshop for Implementing Diet-Related Chronic Disease Curricula

Food for Life Training: Agenda

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Wednesday, June 18

Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center

5311 Friendship Blvd.
Friendship Heights Metro

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome, Introductions, Strategy, and Overview of PCRM and the Food for Life Program

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director


Community Center

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Best Practices for Running the Food for Life Program in Your Community


Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor


Community Center

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Step-by-Step Guide to the Administrative Process

Sabrina Ritacco, Program Coordinator


Community Center

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by PCRM.)

1 - 2 p.m.

Plant-Based Nutrition for Chronic Disease Prevention and Survival Myths and Facts

Neal Barnard, M.D., PCRM President


Community Center

2 - 2:45 p.m.

Review the Program Guidelines, Sign Agreements, and Q-and-A

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education


Community Center

2:45 - 3 p.m.

Break

3 - 5 p.m.

Live

Food for Life Class Presentation


Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor


Community Center

5 - 6 p.m.

Reception

(Light refreshments will be served.)

Baker House

 

Thursday, June 19

Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center

5311 Friendship Blvd.
Friendship Heights Metro

7:30 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast (optional)

(This will be provided by PCRM.)

8 - 9:15 a.m.

Building Healthful Plant-Based Meal Plans

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education


Community Center

9:15 - 10:30 a.m.

Nutrition and Cancer FAQs and Class Best Practices

Cameron Wells, MPH, RD


Community Center

10:30 -
10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45 -
12:00 p.m.

Nutrition and Diabetes FAQs and Introduction to Food for Life Diabetes

Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition


Community Center

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch (optional)

(This will be provided by PCRM.)

1 - 2 p.m.

Applying the Food for Life Curriculum into Practice: Technical Aspects of Cooking Demonstration Operations Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
Community Center

2 - 3:30 p.m.

Sales and Marketing Orientation: Finding Venue and Community Allies and Filling Seats Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director, Co-presented by Tina Laemers, Marketing Coordinator
Community Center

3:30 -
3:45 p.m.

Break

3:45 -
5:00 p.m.

Nutrition and Kids FAQs and Introduction to Food For Life Kids

 

Jennifer Reilly, R.D.

 


Community Center
 

Friday, June 20

Wisconsin Place Community Recreation Center

5311 Friendship Blvd.
Friendship Heights Metro

8 - 8:45 a.m.

Breakfast       

Introduction to Membership Benefits

 

Garron Marsh, Development Coordinator 

 


Community Center

Concurrent Session

9 - 11:15 a.m.

Media Training Dania DePas, Communications Specialist and Social Media Manager
Community Center

9 - 11:15 a.m.

Cooking Demonstrations

 

Food for Life Trainees

Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

Whole Foods Market

11:15 - 12 p.m.

Break

Concurrent Session

12 - 2:15 p.m.

Media Training Dania DePas, Communications Specialist and Social Media Manager
Community Center

2 - 2:15 p.m.

Cooking Demonstrations

 

Food for Life Trainees

Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life Instructor
Meghan Jardine, MS, MBA, RD, LD, CDE, Associate Director of Diabetes Nutrition Education

Whole Foods Market

2:15 - 2:30 p.m.

Break

2:30 -
3:30 p.m.

Closing: Final Q-and-A, Training Evaluation, Collect Forms

Susan Levin, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition Education

Dawnyel Pryor, Educational Programs and Marketing Director

Katherine Lawrence, Food for Life


Community Center
 
If you choose to use Saladmaster and Vitamix equipment, the following sessions are required.

3:30 -
4:30 p.m.

Saladmaster Demonstration Ana Perez, Saladmaster Marketing Administrative Assistant
Community Center

4:30 -
5:30 p.m.

Vitamix Demonstration Wendy Manfredi, Marketing Programs Manager, Vitamix
Community Center

 



 

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