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This webinar was presented live on April 21, 2020.
This webinar will provide an overview of intuitive eating and introduction to weight-inclusive care. It will equip attendees with the skills to recognize how multiculturally-competent care is critical for supporting healthful behavior change, as well as strategies for implementing this approach into counseling in clinical or private practice.
CPE Level: 1
Learning Need Codes: 1040, 1050, 6020
- 1.3.3, Applies customer-centered principles in practice - builds rapport and trust within the relationship while respecting boundaries
- 8.3.6, Demonstrates a commitment to maintaining and enhancing knowledge - keeps abreast of current nutrition and dietetics knowledge and trends
- 9.3.3, Develops and/or selects culturally sensitive, evidence-based materials that are appropriate to the audience
- 9.4.6, Uses socially and culturally appropriate strategies in order to respect diverse cultures and values
- Compare and contrast mindful eating and intuitive eating, and understand how both approaches can be used effectively in clinical or community nutrition counseling
- Implement multiculturally-inclusive strategies in clinical practice to support health behavior change
- Understand how Intuitive Eating Principles and Gentle Nutrition can support client/patient goals and improve clinical outcomes
Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD
Cara Harbstreet, MS, RD, LD, is a Kansas City-based Intuitive Eating Registered Dietitian and nationally-recognized food and nutrition expert, author, and consultant. She obtained a Bachelors of Science in Dietetics & Nutrition from Southeast Missouri State University before completing her Dietetic Internship and Masters of Science in Dietetics & Nutrition at the University of Kansas Medical Center.
Cara has experience in community nutrition, corporate wellness, retail nutrition, and nutrition education. She later worked with the Endocrinology Department of Children's Mercy Hospitals, providing inpatient & outpatient counseling for Type 1 Diabetes. In 2016, Cara founded her private practice with a focus on sports nutrition, intuitive eating, and applying the Health At Every Size model for clients in the Kansas City area. She is passionate about helping people rediscover joy in eating deeply nourishing meals without restriction or fear, and enjoys candid conversations about the food system, nutrition, and cooking.
Cara is also an active volunteer in the dietetics field, serving as a multi-year Board Member for the Kansas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2017, she was awarded "Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year" by her professional peers. She is also the current Communications Director for the Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutrition (SCAN) Dietetic Practice Group.