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Building Healthy Communities

Course Code: LF0408HA15

Obesity Prevention
NJ Partnership for Healthy Kids Logo
New Jersey Department of Health
Shaping NJ
Get Moving Get Healthy Logo
American Academy of Pediatrics, NJ Chapter
Date & Time

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
9:45am - 3:45pm (Check in time: 9:00am)


This conference is focused on preventing childhood obesity, reducing chronic diseases and creating healthy communities by using effective community prevention strategies, as well as implementing policy and environmental changes that have a lasting impact.

Coming Soon!
Please note that workshops for this program will be held on multiple floors which are only accessible via stairs. If this is a concern, please contact Bianca Scardina at 732-932-9271 x.643 for assistance in registering for workshops that are located on the same floor.

Who Should Attend:
School and PE Teachers, Early Care Educators, Health Educators, Health Care Providers, School Nurses, Food Service Providers, Dietitians, Local Health Departments, Wellness Councils, Parents, and Policy Makers

Jointly Sponsored By:

  • New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids
  • NJ YMCA State Alliance
  • ShapingNJ, New Jersey Department of Health
  • Family and Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension
  • New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Early Registration Fee
Team Fee (3 or more)
Registration Fee

Substitutions are permitted. View cancellation policy.


Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided to you at no additional cost.

NOTE: If you have any dietary restrictions or food allergies, please alert us at least one (1) week in advance of the course start date so that we can make reasonable accommodations. We cannot guarantee accommodations for special requests made after that time.


We strongly recommend that you use the directions we provide.

Pines Manor
2085 Route 27 (Lincoln Highway)
Edison, NJ 08817

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Would you like to be notified when registration opens? 
Here are 3 convenient ways to be added to our mailing list:
1. Click here to join our mailing list (please reference "Building Healthy Communities" or Course Code LF0408) 
2. Call us at 732-932-9271
3. E-mail us at ocpe@njaes.rutgers.edu

Attention U.S. Veterans

All of the courses offered by the Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education are approved by the New Jersey State Approving Agency for Veterans Training for tuition reimbursement through the GI Bill. For more information about the GI Bill, click here.