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Dietary Guidelines for Americans

2021-04-09T00:34:34-04:00

Dietary Guidelines for Americans Are They Worth the Trouble? Every five years the United States releases Dietary Guidelines for Americans for the purpose of promoting health and preventing disease.  But is there value in this process?  Don’t we already know enough about nutrition?  In this webinar we will learn about the process involved, what the Guidelines mean, and how they can be beneficial for ministry. Meet Our Presenters Dr. Joan Sabaté, MD, DrPH Joan Sabaté MD, DrPH, is a Professor of Nutrition and Epidemiology at Loma Linda University School of [...]

Dietary Guidelines for Americans2021-04-09T00:34:34-04:00

Preserving Hope

2021-02-07T13:51:33-05:00

Preserving Hope An Introduction to Suicide Prevention Join us as we explore the growing concern of suicide and discuss suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention.  All of us, and especially ministry leaders, need to understand signs of suicidal ideation, be able to ask questions that encourage discussion, and know where to direct individuals for specialized care. Meet Our Presenters William Cork, MA, MDiv William Cork is Assistant Director of Adventist Chaplaincy Ministries for the North American Division and serves as a chaplain in the US Army Reserve. In addition to eighteen [...]

Preserving Hope2021-02-07T13:51:33-05:00

The COVID-19 Vaccines

2021-01-13T15:36:25-05:00

The COVID-19 Vaccines Sorting Through Facts, Sharing Our Mission There’s no doubt that a vaccine has been much anticipated ever since COVID-19 was declared to be a pandemic. In this webinar, we will hear from renowned experts, Dr. David Williams and Dr. Roger Seheult, and consider what we know to date about the vaccines, questions and concerns, and implications for certain population groups.  We will also discuss what the Church can do to foster hope, awareness, and healing. Meet Our Presenters Dr. David Williams, PhD, MPH, MDiv Dr. Williams is [...]

The COVID-19 Vaccines2021-01-13T15:36:25-05:00

Trauma And the Sanctuary

2021-01-08T11:20:56-05:00

Trauma And the Sanctuary Creating an Environment of Support for Traumatized Individuals in Faith Based Organizations Trauma is an epidemic in the world today. New research continues to testify of the dramatic effects of trauma upon the brain and body. This presentation will provide further understanding into the effects of trauma while presenting skills to address its far-reaching impact that go beyond just suggesting counseling. The Andrews University Trauma Education Team will highlight intersections between faith and science, understanding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and relevant approaches for working within faith-based organizations. Meet [...]

Trauma And the Sanctuary2021-01-08T11:20:56-05:00

Civic Engagement

2021-01-10T18:28:09-05:00

Civic Engagement A Christian Response Heightened partisanship has made many wary of political engagement. Others feel disenfranchised due to a lack of representation by their government leaders. But there are many reasons to celebrate our opportunities for political and civic engagement, the primary of which is it allows us to care for the needs of our fellow man. Join the NAD Public Affairs and Religious Liberty team as we highlight ways we can live out the Gospel Imperative by serving as responsible citizens of our country. Meet Our Presenters Orlan [...]

Civic Engagement2021-01-10T18:28:09-05:00

Caring For the Elderly

2021-01-10T18:09:50-05:00

Caring For the Elderly Ministering to A High Risk Population In the COVID-19 Era COVID-19 has uncovered and exploited many of our weaknesses – personal, behavioral, and overall health, societal, and even Public Health. Hardest hit have been the elderly and those with underlying non-communicable disease states. In this segment we shall explore why the elderly are vulnerable and how we can care for them, decrease their risk, and protect them from this disease which for them may be deadly. Meet Our Presenters Zeno L. Charles-Marcel, MD Dr. Charles-Marcel is [...]

Caring For the Elderly2021-01-10T18:09:50-05:00

Burnout!

2021-01-10T17:50:46-05:00

Burnout! Definition, Prevention, and Management Burnout is not simply about excessive workload. A variety of stressors may lead us down the road to exhaustion, negativism, and inefficacy, which are core symptoms of burnout.  It should be taken seriously, otherwise it will be detrimental to functioning and wellbeing, short-term, as well as long-term.  In this talk, Dr. Bergland will discuss what burnout is, what causes it, and how to manage and prevent it. Meet Our Presenters Torben Bergland, MD Dr. Torben Bergland is one of the Associate Directors of the Health [...]

Burnout!2021-01-10T17:50:46-05:00

Recovery for Emotional Trauma

2021-01-10T17:21:58-05:00

Recovery for Emotional Trauma Finding Healing in the Midst of COVID-19 & Racial Tensions The past few months have seen heightened emotional trauma related to COVID-19 and racial tensions, in addition to the usual human tensions that life sends our way.  This presentation will address how we can understand and cope with this trauma through the lens of a Christian, recovery worldview. Meet Our Presenters Dr. David Sedlacek Dr. Sedlacek is Professor of Family Ministry and Discipleship at the Seventh-day Adventist Theological Seminary at Andrews University. He received his master's [...]

Recovery for Emotional Trauma2021-01-10T17:21:58-05:00

A Child’s Plight

2021-01-10T16:55:17-05:00

A Child's Plight Finding Safety for Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic Child abuse is expected to intensify during the present coronavirus pandemic, but children have less access to help.  Reintegration into a "new normal" of life can bring up mental and emotional trauma as children try to grasp the situation.  Dr. Randall shares on the mental, emotional, and physical dangers that children are facing.  Discussion groups will consider practical steps and opportunities to minister to this very real and pressing need. Meet Our Presenters Dr. Kiti Freier Randall Dr. Kiti [...]

A Child’s Plight2021-01-10T16:55:17-05:00

Health Disparities

2021-01-10T18:58:22-05:00

Health Disparities Ministering To the Afflicted Health disparities have long existed in all societies, and have become all the more prevalent and obvious in the context of COVID-19.  We will discuss how churches can take practical steps to minister to this need. Meet Our Presenters Dr. David Williams, PhD, MPH, MDiv Dr. Williams is the Florence Sprague Norman and Laura Smart Norman Professor of Public Health and chair of the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.  He is also a Professor [...]

Health Disparities2021-01-10T18:58:22-05:00
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