Household food insecurity: How should dietitians respond?

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Using recommendations from the DC position paper and a health equity approach, our speakers help build your capacity and confidence to apply current evidence when responding to household food insecurity (HFI). Listeners have the opportunity to explore effective actions and practical strategies to address HFI when working with clients, health providers, multi-sector stakeholders or policy and decision makers. Topics include applying a health equity lens to address HFI, tailoring counselling and education for low-income clients, clarifying the dietitian’s role when collaborating with poverty reduction groups or food policy networks, crafting effective messages to share with stakeholders, and responding to popular requests such as diverting food waste to community food programs or food bank drives. This session is relevant to dietitians working in all areas of practice.


Speakers: 


Delone Abercrombie MPH RD is Chair of the DC Nutrition and Food Security Network, and a registered dietitian with Alberta Health Services, Population and Public Health in Vegreville, AB.


Donald Barker MA RD is Public Health Nutritionist with Alberta Health Services in Calgary, AB.


Hosted by the DC Nutrition and Food Security Network


Length: 1h 21min

Last Updated: December 11, 2019

Type: Learning on Demand

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Household Food Insecurity
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Professional Development Record
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Registre de developpement professionnel

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