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Webinars & Training August 29, 2022

Best in Class: Managing Food Allergies in School

In this webinar, the speaker will demonstrate how to provide caregivers with the confidence and knowledge to create a competent and confident relationship with their school, their child, and themselves around food allergies.

August 29, 2022, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. ET 

As a pediatric registered dietitian, and as the mother of a toddler with food allergies, Monica Moreno, MS, RDN, has recognized that navigating early childhood school experiences and beyond can be overwhelming and frightening for many parents and caregivers. In this webinar, Monica will demonstrate how to bridge the fear gap and provide caregivers with the confidence and knowledge to create a competent and confident relationship with their school, their child, and themselves around food allergies. 

She will cover nutrition (what kinds of foods/snacks to send to school to adequately nourish a child with food allergies) and how to communicate food allergy risks and education to daycare/school staff and other parents. The goal of the webinar is to leave caregivers feeling confident as they send their child with food allergies to school safely and happily. 

FARE is a Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Accredited Provider with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). CDR Credentialed Practitioners will receive one Continuing Professional Education unit (CPEU) for completion of this course.

About the Speaker

Monica Auslander Moreno

Monica Auslander Moreno, MS, RDN, is the founder of Essence Nutrition, a group practice of eight registered dietitians and two psychotherapists. She oversees all of Essence’s private client work while focusing on Essence’s corporate wellness programming, speaking engagements, non-private client nutrition consulting services, school wellness programming, and marketing.

Monica was the dietitian for the Miami Marlins, is the visiting dietitian specialist at Ocean Reef Resort and Club, and is an adjunct professor in the graduate Dietetics and Nutrition program at Keiser University. She maintains membership within the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and with AND’s Nutrition Entrepreneurs Dietetics Practice Group (DPG), Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine DPG, Weight Management DPG, and Latinos and Hispanics in Dietetics and Nutrition Member Interest Group. She is also a member of the Collegiate and Professional Sports Dietitians Association.

She has been a member of the Junior League of Miami since 2011, serves on the advisory board of Teen Health 101, is the Diversity Liaison for the Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and is a past co-chair and current board member of Jewish Community Services of South Florida’s JCS Alliance. She is based in Miami and enjoys Pilates, baking without recipes, her sweet elderly spaniel, and surviving motherhood. 

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