Protecting our Greatest Assets

2021-10-10T13:45:29-04:00

Protecting our Greatest Assets COVID-19 and Children's Health Learning Objectives Understand the impact of COVID 19 and the variants on children’s health and how to protect our greatest assets COVID-19 Vaccines in Children and Adolescents – what are the options Understand the impact of COVID-19 and how it affects our children’s education and mental health Identify the impact of COVID-19 on children with regards to: Abuse and neglect, food insecurity Define ways to safely transition back to school Meet Our Presenter Dr. Janet Johnson, Pediatrician Dr. Janet V. Johnson received [...]

Protecting our Greatest Assets2021-10-10T13:45:29-04:00

FCN And COVID-19

2021-10-10T13:46:06-04:00

FCN And COVID-19 Sorting Facts From Fiction In this webinar we discuss critical thinking and a decision tree that can be used by FCNs to discern facts from fiction during this pandemic as they engage in health promotion. Meet Our Presenter Katia Reinert, PHD, MSN, RN, CRNP, FNP-BC, PHCNS-BC, FCN Dr Katia Reinert serves as Health Ministries associate director for the General Conference of the Seventh-day Adventist church. She is a Family Nurse Practitioner and Public Health Clinical Nurse Specialist and practices internal medicine at Shepherds clinic in Baltimore, Maryland. [...]

FCN And COVID-192021-10-10T13:46:06-04:00

The COVID-19 Vaccines

2021-10-10T13:47:27-04:00

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 Vaccines2021-10-10T13:47:27-04:00

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

2021-10-10T13:49:57-04:00

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 Elderly2021-10-10T13:49:57-04:00

When COVID-19 Came To Dinner

2021-10-10T13:48:13-04:00

When COVID-19 Came To Dinner Personal Story of A Pastoral Family Pastor Greg Webster and wife, Nelli, an AAFCN Board Member, recovered from COVID-19 and share their personal experience with the InTouch audience. How did an unknown exposure at a family dinner turn their world upside down in a matter of days? What is it like to live through an active infection? The Websters will chronicle their life with the coronavirus, give a day-by-day account of their experience with the uninvited guest, and share their thoughts, prayers, and observations. “Our prayer is, if you [...]

When COVID-19 Came To Dinner2021-10-10T13:48:13-04:00

Recovery for Emotional Trauma

2021-10-10T13:51:24-04:00

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 Trauma2021-10-10T13:51:24-04:00

A Child’s Plight

2021-10-10T13:50:36-04:00

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 Plight2021-10-10T13:50:36-04:00

Health Disparities

2021-10-10T13:52:10-04:00

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 Disparities2021-10-10T13:52:10-04:00
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