Upcoming Webinars


Fall 2014 Journal Club - Nutrition Environments and Shaping Behavior

SNEB Members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Cost to attend as a non-member is $25. If you are not an SNEB member you will receive an email with payment instructions after registering. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar. Attendees receive 1 CEU for attending.


Journal Club 5 - October 13 at 1 p.m. ET
Environmental Factors That Impact the Eating Behaviors of Low-income African American Adolescents in Baltimore City presented by Karina M.H. Christiansen, MPP, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health | Register

Journal Club 6 - October 20 at 1 p.m. ET
Differences in Food Environment Perceptions and Spatial of Food Shopping Between Residents of Low and High Food Access Areas presented by Angela D. Liese, PhD, University of South Carolina | Register


Journal Club 7 - October 27 at 1 p.m. ET
Differences in Home Food and Activity Environments between Obese and Healthy Weight Families of Preschool Children presented by Richard E. Boles, PhD, University of Colorado Denver | Register

Journal Club 8 - November 3 at 1 p.m. ET
Determinants of Diet Quality in Pregnancy: Socio-demographic, Pregnancy-specific, and Food Environment Influences presented by Danielle M. Nash, MSc and Karen Campbell, PhD, University of Western Ontario | Register


Journal Club 9 - November 10 at 1 p.m. ET
Validation of an Adapted Version of the Nutrition Environment Measurement Tool for Stores (NEMS-S) in an Urban Area of Brazil presented by Paula A. Martins, PhD, Federal University of São Paulo | Register


Journal Club 10 - November 17 at 1 p.m. ET
Examining the Influence of Price and Accessibility on Willingness to Shop at Farmers’ Markets Among Low-income Eastern North Carolina Women presented by Jared T. McGuirt, MPH, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill | Register

Journal Club 11 - December 1 at 1 p.m. ET
Family Nutrition Program Assistants’ Perception of Farmers Markets, Alternative Agricultural Practices and Diet Quality presented by Sarah Misyak, MS, Virginia Tech | Register


Journal Club 12- December 8 at 1 p.m. ET
A Cross-cultural Comparison of Eating Behaviors and Home Food Environmental Factors in Adolescents from Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Saint Paul/Minneapolis (US) presented by Camilla Chermont Prochnik Estima, PhD, University of São Paulo | Register

Special thank you to Sarah Colby PhD, RD, Assistant Professor at The University of Tennessee Department of Nutrition, for championing and organizing this effort. For more information please contact the SNEB office at info@sneb.org or call 317-328-4627. If you'd like to pre-register for the fall semester, please email rdaeger@sneb.org.





JNEB Workshop: How to Conduct and Write Systematic Reviews for JNEB


WILL BE RESCHEDULED IN JANUARY - Registered attendees will be notified of new date | Register


Systematic reviews are becoming more popular in JNEB and other journals. Learn the essential steps in your methods to increase the likelihood of publication: crafting your research question, forming your team, deciding on review protocol, evaluating articles for quality and outcomes, and providing insightful conclusions and recommendations.

Dr. Karen Chapman-Novakofski, JNEB Editor in Chief will be introducing the webinar. Panelists are: Noel Chavez, PhD, RD, LDN, UIC School of Public Health; Bret Luick, PhD, University of Alaska Fairbanks; Madeleine Sigman-Grant, PhD, RD, University of Nevada Cooperative Extension; Susan Johnson, PhD, UC Denver and Seung-Yeon Lee, PhD, University of Cincinnati

There is no cost to attend.



Professional Development Webinar Series: Food and Nutrition Extension Education

Thursday, November 13 | 12 - 12:30 PM EST | Register

This webinar is the second of the Professional Development series hosted by the SNEB Student Committee. Dr. Ensle will share her success in the field of food and nutrition extension education, by describing her education, current work, and the different avenues for students and professionals to get involved.  The webinar will last 30 minutes.


DR. KAREN M. ENSLE is a Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS) Educator/Department Head for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union County. She is a Registered Dietitian, Fellow of the American Dietetic Association and certified in Family and Consumer Sciences. She develops and teaches Extension programs and is the Project Investigator for a $ 450,000 Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-ED) grant along with oversight of 25 Union County Senior Meals Program sites.




Expert Panel: Leveraging Social Media in Delivering Successful Nutrition Programs

Thursday, November 13, 2014 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM EST | Register


This webinar brings together three professionals from different states to each share a social media project success including evaluation strategies. The projects featured are diverse with topics ranging from using social media for survey and focus group recruitment to texting, Twitter tags, online blogs and promotion of messages via Facebook. Participants will be inspired by the breadth of potential for successfully using social media in programs.


Learning Objectives:
a. Identify different ways to use social media in nutrition and public health programs.
b. Specify different ways to evaluate the use of social media in nutrition and public health programs.
c. Understand the importance of considering the use of social media for improving nutrition behaviors.


Formative Research and Social Media - Sharon Sass, R.D., Communications Manager, Arizona Department of Health Services
Use of Several Technology/Social Media Components in Programming - Amy DeLisio, Program Director, Public Health Institute
Texting Based Programming - Erin Braunscheidel Duru MHS, RD, Assistant Director for Programs, Text2BHealthy, University of Maryland Extension
Moderator: Lauren Tobey, MS, RD
, Nutrition Education Program Coordinator, Extension Family and Community Health
, Oregon State University

SNEB & ASNNA members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Cost to attend as a non-member is $25. If you are not an SNEB or ASNNA member you will receive an email with payment instructions after registering. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.

This webinar is being offered free to all registrants. Attendees earn 1 CEU



GENIE: Your Nutrition Education Wishes Have Been Granted!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 | 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM EST | Register

The newly released Guide for Effective Nutrition Interventions and Education (GENIE) is an easy-to-use resource for nutrition practitioners developed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and its Foundation. In this webinar, learn how GENIE can help nutrition and dietetics educators plan effective, sustainable nutrition education programs that positively impact their patients/ clients and communities. Gain a good understanding of how GENIE was developed, validated, and how the interactive online version can help you set your programs apart.


Learning Objectives:
1) Explain the process used in developing and validating the Guide for Effective Nutrition Interventions and Education (GENIE).
2) Develop skills to utilize the online GENIE checklist and become familiar with GENIE’s resources.
3) Apply GENIE’s criteria to benefit your professional practice


Joanne Ikeda, MA, RDN, Nutritionist Emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Katie Brown, Ed.D., RDN, LD, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Foundation
Rosa Hand, MS, RDN, LD, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics


SNEB Members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Cost to attend as a non-member is $25. If you are not an SNEB member you will receive an email with payment instructions after registering. After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the Webinar.


This webinar is being offered free to all registrants. Attendees earn 1 CEU




A Closer Look at Dairy: Alternative Beverages, Antibiotics and GMOs


Wednesday, December 3, 2014 | 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST | Register

Participants will learn about the nutritional benefits of dairy products beyond calcium for strong bones, how much dairy is recommended daily and why those guidelines were chosen. Alternative beverages will be discussed and reviewed with a focus on comparing the nutritional composition of various choices in the marketplace. Farming practices, antibiotics and GMOs will also be discussed. This session is sponsored by St. Louis District Dairy Council.

Melissa Joy Dobbins MS, RDN, CDE, Sound Bites, Inc. Melissa is a nationally recognized food and nutrition expert, media spokesperson, speaker, blogger and podcaster whose goal is to provide real solutions for real people so they can enjoy their food with health in mind. You can find out more and connect with Melissa by visiting SoundBitesRD.com.

Learning Objectives
1. Understand the facts behind dairy nutrition and the science supporting dietary recommendations for 3 daily servings of dairy.
2. Discuss the benefits and risks of choosing milk alternatives including which patients may benefit as well as the unintended consequences of avoiding milk.
3.  Increase knowledge of on-farm practices and their implications on the safety of dairy foods.
4. Discuss dairy production concepts of  sustainability stewardship, and local  family farms.

Attendees will earn 1 CPEs from the Commission on Dietetic Registration.

SNEB Members attend webinars free as a benefit of membership. Non-member cost is $25 however the first 200 non-members to register will attend as guests of St. Louis District Dairy Council


Recorded Webinars

SNEB member can view recorded webinars for no cost as a benefit of membership at http://www.sneb.org/members/recordings.html. Non-members wishing to purchase a recording will be charged $25 per webinar. Email info@sneb.org with the title of the sessions you wish to purchase. The following webinars are available:


Download the SNEB webinar archive index. This is an interactive pdf file.

Professional Development Series: Public Health (October 16, 2014)

Journal Club 5 - Environmental Factors That Impact the Eating Behaviors of Low-income African American Adolescents in Baltimore City (October 13, 2014)

Journal Club 4 - Associations Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Fast Food Restaurant Frequency among adolescents and their Friends (October 6, 2014)

Journal Club 3 - Involvement in Meal Preparation at Home is Associated with Better Diet Quality among Canadian Children (September 29, 2014)

Journal Club 2 - The Influence of Home Food Environments on Eating Behaviors of Overweight and Obese Women

Journal Club 1- Impact of Cooking and Home Food Preparation Interventions among Adults: Outcomes and Implications for Future Programs (September 15, 2014)

Six Family Fun Ways to Help Parents Start the School Year Off by Eating Healthfully and Being Active (September 9, 2014)

Education, Environmental Change & Evaluation (August 28, 2014)

Sip Your Way to Better Health – What’s the Truth about 100% Fruit Juice? (August 20, 2014)

Menu Labeling: What’s Up? What’s Next? (July 24, 2014)

Aging and Muscle Loss: Too Young to Worry? Think Again! (June 19, 2014)

Power of Protein: Separating the Hype from Reality (May 6, 2014)

Social Marketing 101 (April 28, 2014)

USDA’s Smart Snacks Standards What they are, When they kick in, and How you play a role (April 16, 2014)

Obesity Risk Assessment for Preschoolers: Tailor to your needs (recorded March 31, 2014)

Journal Club 10: The Salience of Food Labeling among Low-income Families with Overweight Children (recorded March 25, 2014)

Journal Club 9: Predictors of Total Calories Purchased at Fast-food Restaurants: Restaurant Characteristics, Awareness, and Use of Calorie Info (recorded March 31, 2014)

Journal Club 8: Front-of-package References to Fiber in Canadian Supermarkets Highlight the Need for Nutrition Knowledge among Consumers (recorded March 24, 2014)

Journal Club 7: Do food blogs serve as a source of nutritionally balanced recipes? An analysis of six popular food blogs (recorded March 17, 2014)

Journal Club 6: A Content Analysis of Food References in Television Programming Specifically Targeting Tween Viewing Audiences (recorded March 10, 2014)

Journal Club 5: Determinants of Food Label Use among Supermarket Shoppers: A Singaporean Perspective (recorded March 2, 2014)

Student Only Webinar (recorded February 26, 2014)

Journal Club 4: Social Media and Nutrition Education: The Food Hero Experience (recorded February 24, 2014)

Journal Club 3: Manga Comic Influences Snack Selections in Black and Hispanic New York City Youth (recorded February 10, 2014)

Journal Club 2Hispanic Parents of Overweight and Obese Children and Their Outcome Expectations for Children’s Television Viewing: A Qualitative Study (recorded February 3, 2014)

Journal Club 1: Knowledge and Practices of Using Food Label Information among Adolescents Attending Schools in Kolkata, India (recorded January 27, 2014)

8 Steps to Becoming a Reporting Rockstar (recorded December 19, 2013)

Is Lactose Intolerance Stopping Your Dairy Intake? (recorded December 5, 2013)

Journal Club 11: Electronic Media and Beverage Intake among U.S. High School Students (recorded November 18, 2013)

Disruption of the usual - Rethinking behavior change and communication in nutrition education by Craig LeFebvre (recorded November 13, 2013) - playback is free to non-members with signup!

Journal Club 10: Classroom Parties in United States Elementary Schools: The Potential for Policies to Reduce Student Exposure to Sugary Foods and Beverages (recorded November 11, 2013)

Journal Club 9: A Qualitative Investigation of Teachers' Information, Motivation, and Behavioral Skills for Increasing Fruits and Vegetables Consumption in Preschoolers (recorded November 4, 2013)

Journal Club 8: A Pilot Comprehensive School Nutrition Program Improves Knowledge and Intentions for Milk and Alternatives Intake among Youth in a Remote First Nation (recorded October 28, 2013)

Journal Club 7: Associations Between Whole Grain Intake, Psychosocial Variables and Home Availability among Elementary School Children (recorded October 21, 2013)

Journal Club 6: Statewide Evaluation of Local Wellness Policies in Georgia: An Examination of Policy Compliance, Policy Strength, and Associated Factors (recorded October 14, 2013)

Journal Club 5: Implementation of a School-based Internet Obesity Prevention Program for Adolescents (recorded October 7, 2013)

Journal Club 4: Expanding Children's Food Experience: The Impact of a School-based Kitchen Garden Program (recorded September 30, 2013)

Journal Club 3: Using a Systematic Conceptual Model for a Process Evaluation of a Middle School Obesity Risk-Reduction Nutrition Curriculum Intervention: Choice, Control & Change (recorded September 23, 2013)

Journal Club 2: Psychosocial Measures Used to Assess the Effectiveness of School-Based Nutrition Education Programs: Review and Analysis of Self-Report Instruments for Children 8 to 12 Years Old (recorded September 16, 2013)

JNEB Webinar: Statistics for Survey Design: Solutions for Success (September 11, 2013)

Journal Club 1: Pilot Study of the Effects of Interview Content, Retention Interval, and Grade on Accuracy of Dietary Information from Children (September 9, 2013)

Beyond Bones: Understanding the Benefits of Dairy and Overcoming Barriers to Dairy Consumption (August 22, 2013)

Early Childhood Nutrition: How to Get Feeding off to a Positive and Healthy Start (May 23, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 10 - Texting for Health: The Use of Participatory Methods to Develop Healthy Lifestyle Messages for Teens (April 8, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 9 - Incentivizing Children’s Fruit and Vegetable Consumption: Results of a US Pilot-Study of the Food Dudes Program (April 1, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 8 - Perceptions of Healthful Eating and Influences on the Food Choices of Appalachian Youth (March 25, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 7 - The Relationship between Practices and Child Care Providers’ Beliefs Related to Child Feeding and Obesity Prevention (March 18, 2013)

SNEB New Member Orientation (March 13, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 6 - Associations among School Characteristics and Foodservice Practices in a Nationally Representative Sample of U.S. Schools (March 11, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 5 - Beliefs about the Role of Parenting in Feeding and Childhood Obesity among Mothers of Lower Socioeconomic Status (March 4, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 4 - A Qualitative Study to Explore How Parental Expectations and Rules Influence Beverage Choices in Early Adolescence (February 25, 2013)

Supporting Healthy Body Image through Nutrition Education and Counseling (February 20, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 3 - The Healthy Toddlers Curriculum (February 11, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 2 - The Influence of Cartoon Character Advertising on Fruit and Vegetable Preferences of 9- to 11-Year-Old Children (February 4, 2013)

Food and Nutrition Blogging 101 (January 29, 2013)

JNEB Journal Club Session 1 - Nutrition Claims Impact Health Perceptions and Taste Preferences in 4th and 5th Grade Children (January 28, 2013)

Five Social Media Lessons Learned from the Food Hero Social Marketing Campaign (Nov. 16, 2012)

Best Practices for Providing Nutrition Education for Religious and Cultural Competency (Nov. 14, 2012)

Getting your Results into JNEB: Insights into Paper Categories, Tables, Figures, and More (October 30, 2012)

Exploring Solutions to Increase Access to Nutritious Food in "Food Deserts" (September 25, 2012)

Fruved: A Social Marketing Campaign (September 20, 2012)

Understanding Consumer Behaviors from Mindset to Meal (June 2012)

Implementing Social Marketing in Michigan (May 2012)

The Way We Eat: Looking Beyond Nutrients to Help Clients Build Better Diets (May 2012)

SNEB Member Orientation (March 2012)

Listening to the Audience: Iowa Nutrition Network Social Marketing for 2012 & Beyond (December 2011)

What the JNEB Looks for in Qualitative Papers (November 2011)

Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables (October 2011)

Children and Weight: First Do No Harm (September 2011)

An Insider's View of USDA's MyPlate (June 2011)

Cheese and the Sodium Challenge: Insights for Educators

Teaching Students, Interns, and Paraprofessionals Non-Diet Approaches to Weight Management

Going with the Grain: Solutions to Achieve 2010 Dietary Guidelines Fiber Recommendations

Health Literacy: Delivering Effective Messages and Understanding Cultural Differences

Food Intolerances: How to Distinguish Between Fad and Reality

Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) Update

The Development and Application of the Healthy Eating Index - 2005

Communicating Nutrition: Working with the Media

Mapping Your Course to the Executive Suite

Nutritional Challenges Faced by Seniors Living in Rural Areas

Older Americans: Health, Functionality, Nutrition and Food Security


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