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Mealtime Challenges: How to Best Address the Real Issues Your Counselors Face
PRESENTER: Beth Schwartzman, Healthy Camper
COST : ACA members $20; Nonmembers $40
DESCRIPTION AND LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Meal time at camp can be filled with fun, but there are many challenges. How do you maximize the good qualities of your staff to help them guide their campers as well as encourage them to shape their own behaviors in appropriate but not overbearing ways? This webinar will prepare you to train your staff to understand how to deal with manners, picky eaters, food hoarding and other disordered eating behaviors.
By the end of the webinar participant will learn:
- What campers need to eat to be healthy, including appropriate portions sizes.
- How to model good choices.
- The importance of the role of the counselor.
- To set realistic goals for mealtime behaviors of campers and acceptable strategies for dealing with those choices
- To identify behaviors that may need further intervention.
Beth Schwartzman has been a Registered Dietitian/Licensed Nutritionist for more than 15 years, specializing in diabetes, food allergy management, and overall health issues. Beth is also a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) on staff at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Beth is a Consultant for camps (www.healthy-camper.com) working on nutritional needs, planning menus, establish allergy guidelines as well as working with camps to train staff on how to deal with special diets. Beth works with Directors; Medical staff and parents to make sure all the concerns are heard and acted upon for a safe summer.
*Join Now! and save. If you’ve never been an ACA member before, join for free and receive all the benefits of ACA membership. If you need to renew your membership, we’re glad to help. Go to www.acacamps.org/membership or call us at 800-428-2267.
Photo courtesy of Cheley Colorado Camps, Estes Park, Colorado.
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