Participants will gain a basic understanding of how adverse childhood experiences affect nutrition outcomes through biological and behavioral changes. We will identify trauma informed and strength-based practices that can be integrated into the Nutrition Care Process to support medical nutrition therapy. This session is ideal for RDNs/NDTRs who work with children or families in inpatient, outpatient, or community settings.
CPE Level: Level 2 (intermediate knowledge/experience)
- 12.1.1 Advocates for and promotes food and nutrition programs and resources to address issues of food insecurity, nutritional health and overall health and wellness.
- 2.3.1 Identifies needs for and negotiates common ground with clients, inter- and intra-professional team members, and other stakeholders.
- 9.6.2 Applies a variety of counseling theories, psychological methods and strategies that empower clients/patients to make changes.
- Describe the impact of early adversity on pediatric health and nutrition
- Implement trauma-informed practices into the Nutrition Care Process
- Integrate protective and compensatory experiences into nutrition intervention