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Upcoming events

    • 28 May 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
    • Webinar

    Health at Every Size- Understanding a Weight- Inclusive Approach

    Event: Spring Webinar
    : Jennifer McGurk, RDN, CDN, CDE, CEDRD-S
    : Tuesday May 28, 2019
    : 6:00 PM-7:15 PM

    Presentation Summary:

    Learn about the principles of Health at Every Size, how to use the principles in dietetics, and common myths and facts about this growing movement.

    At the conclusion of the program, the participant will be able to:

    1. Participants will be able to define Health at Every Size and state the 5 principles.

    2. Participants will identify at least 3 strategies to use the Health at Every Size principles in counseling sessions with clients.

    3. Participants will identify the top 3 misconceptions of the Health At Every Movement. 

    About the Presenter: As a Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian, Jennifer combines her expertise in medical nutrition therapy, psychology, and physiology to help clients understand their eating behaviors, and gain the insight needed to make positive changes for their health.

    She is an expert in the field of eating disorders and also supervises other Registered Dietitians.  She is involved with the International Federation of Eating Disorder Dietitians, the National Eating Disorders Association, and the International Association of Eating Disorder Professionals (iaedp).  She is the Co-Social Media Chair for the New York City Chapter of iaedp.

    Jennifer also helps Dietitians, Clinicians and other Wellness Professionals build their own businesses.  Pursuing Private Practice is the arm of her business that helps others get their own private practice up and running to achieve their own success.  She is the author of two books, Pursuing Private Practice: 10 Steps to Start Your Own Business and Pursuing Private Practice: 10 Steps to Grow Your Own Business.  She is also the creator and instructor of the Pursuing Private Practice Masterclass E-course, now available to professionals.

    Jennifer completed her undergraduate training at Pennsylvania State University in Nutritional Sciences, and continued to Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center in Baltimore, MD, to complete her dietetic internship.  She received her Certified Diabetes Educator credential in 2009 and her Certified Eating Disorders Registered Dietitian credential in 2014.  Jennifer has professional affiliations with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Nutrition Entrepreneurs, and the Westchester Rockland Dietetic Association.

    Jennifer is a frequent guest in the media, often talking about positive nutrition, body image, healing from dieting, and educating others about eating disorders.  She also loves to talk about all topics related to private practice!  She has given presentations at conferences and workshops to audiences from 10 to as many as 1,000 people, and has been featured in news articles and on podcasts.  For Jennifer, each presentation is an opportunity to share with her audience her positive message about food.


    Credit: 1 CEU (pending approval)

    Members: Free
    Non-Members: $15
    Affiliates: Free

    : Free

Past events

06 Dec 2018 Annual Clinical Update - Eat to Move: Exercise & Nutrition as the Keys to Health
08 Nov 2018 Fall Webinar: The Ketogenic Diet - It's Not Just Epilepsy Anymore
24 Sep 2018 WRDA KICKOFF EVENT 2018
03 Jun 2018 End of the Year Brunch
07 Apr 2018 Career Fair/Nutrition Panel
06 Mar 2018 WEBINAR: Not Just a Gut Feeling: Everything you wanted to know about SIBO
07 Dec 2017 CLINICAL UPDATE - An Ounce of Prevention ... Food for Healthy Living
06 Nov 2017 WEBINAR: Dietary Supplements: Scope of Practice for the RDN
04 Jun 2017 WRDA Awards, Brunch & Farm Tour
13 Apr 2017 Webinar:The Supermarket Dietitian: Creating Partnerships & Promoting Health
25 Mar 2017 Just Eat It: A Food Waste Movie
10 Jan 2017 MC Seminars & WRDA Unite for TWO Exciting Programs
01 Dec 2016 Clinical Update - MINDful Perspectives on Nutrition and Aging
25 Oct 2016 A Taste of Culinary Nutrition
22 Sep 2016 2016-2017 KICKOFF Meeting & Telehealth for the Nutritional Professional
08 Jun 2016 WRDA Presents: Craft beer may be good for your health
03 Mar 2016 Total Wellness with Essential Oils: an Introduction for RD's
03 Dec 2015 CLINICAL UPDATE 2015
24 Oct 2015 FEARLESS FEEDING WORKSHOP: The Fearless Feeding Approach, Real Eating Challenges, Real Feeding Strategies
16 Sep 2015 2015-2016 KICKOFF MEETING
11 Jun 2015 June 2015 Meeting - All About the Honey
16 Apr 2015 GNYDA: Childhood Weight Management Live Webinar
15 Apr 2015 April 2015 Meeting - PCOS- Everything you want to know about PCOS -Nutrition and Diet
09 Mar 2015 March 2015 Meeting – Restaurant Menu Labeling and the Culinary Institute of America's Healthy Menu Research and Development Collaborative Efforts
31 Jan 2015 GNYDA 13th Annual Health and Wellness Conference
04 Dec 2014 Clinical Update 2014 - Cancer and Nutrition Care
25 Oct 2014 Farm to Fork - WRDA October 2014 Meeting/Farm Tour and Lunch
08 Oct 2014 GNYDA PSIG Fall 2014 Lecture
17 Sep 2014 Center for Mind Body Medicine (CMBM) Food As Medicine CPE course
15 Sep 2014 Making Social Media Work for You - 2014 WRDA Kickoff Event
11 Jun 2014 WRDA June 2014 Meeting: NYC Food Policies and Programs Addressing Childhood Obesity
29 Mar 2014 Five Farmers Meet You at the Table: A Conversation on Sustainable Food Systems

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