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Reconnecting with Nature: Health and Well-Being for Military Communities

August 30, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT


About This Webinar:

Though the therapeutic benefits of connection with nature are known by some, military communities may not be aware of the health and well-being benefits that can accrue via time spent outdoors. This webinar provides practical information on how military family practitioners can aid their clients in accessing and experiencing the personal and community resilience enhancing attributes of an ecological prescription—EcoRx.

Learning Objectives:

Attendees will:

  • Understand the different layers and modalities of nature-based interventions and applications toward health and well-being.
  • Become familiar with opportunities within existing DoD installations and surrounding communities for military family resilience-enhancing EcoRx.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of the relationship between EcoRx, military family health and well-being, and community capacity.


Dr. Keith G. Tidball is the Assistant Director of Environment and Natural Resources for Cornell Cooperative Extension, while also serving on the faculty of the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment at Cornell University. Keith has many years of experience and expertise in the area of therapeutic aspects of outdoor recreation and green spaces, and has written extensively on the topic. He is particularly interested in connecting this body of work to military family readiness and military community capacity and resilience.  He also leads OneOp’s Community Capacity Building efforts as principal investigator.

Continuing Education (CE) Credit

Continuing Education

  • Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and
    Family Therapists: This webinar is approved for 1.5 CE credits for Social Workers, LPCs, and
    LMFTs from the University of Austin, Steve Hicks School of Social Work. Check with your state licensing agency for reciprocity and/or credit approval if licensed for other professions or in one of the following states: CO, FL, HI, IA, KS, KY, NY, ND, OH, OK
  • Certificates of Attendance are offered for those interested in documenting additional professional development hours.

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August 30, 2023
11:00 am - 12:30 pm EDT
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