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May 29

Colorado 2014 Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak and Response

2:00 pm EDT

Vesicular stomatitis is a virus that affects horses and cattle. Swine, sheep, goats and camelids will occasionally become infected. The virus is spread by black flies, sand flies, and biting midges. 

Dr. Keith Roehr will review the Colorado 2014 vesicular stomatitis outbreak, the disease response in horses and other livestock, the response and outcome of VS infection in a Colorado dairy and thoughts on how we may respond differently in the future.  

Dr. Roehr, Colorado's State Veterinarian, will be our featured speaker. Dr. Susan Kerr, Washington State University Extension Livestock and Dairy Specialist, will moderate.

This webinar is free and open to anyone wishing to learn more about vesicular stomatitis, how to reduce the risk of disease, and what a response entails. 

A press release may be found here.


Susan Kerr

Jun 02

Motivating Clients to Develop Positive Financial Behaviors

11:00 am EDT

One of the biggest challenges for financial educators and counselors is encouraging their students and/or clients to adopt positive financial behaviors that can enhance their financial security. This 90-minute webinar will describe ways to prompt positive behavior change in others. The webinar will begin with a discussion of three leading behavior change theories and the concepts of locus of control and time preference. It will then discuss 20 specific financial behavior change strategies, relevant concepts from the field of behavioral finance, and implications for financial practitioners. This presentation is the first of 3 presentations in the 3-day Personal Finance Virtual Learning Event.

How to Join

*To connect to this webinar, it is strongly suggested that you use Google Chrome for both PC and Mac connections. If this is not an option, Internet Explorer may be used if connecting via PC. Safari and Firefox have not been successful in accessing this webinar platform.

  • Minimum Adobe Flash Player version 11.2
  • Login as a guest
  • Allow Adobe Flash Player to access your computer
  • Please allow time for the moderator to grant you access to the room
  • If you become stuck at the “connecting to the server” page, refresh your page

For those who cannot connect to the Adobe site, an alternative viewing of this webinar will be running on Ustream http://www.ustream.tv/channel/milfamln 


AFC-credentialed participants can earn 1.5 CEUs. More information about this process is available here.  This webinar is also approved for 1.5 general CEUs for FinCert Certified Personal Finance Counselors (CPFC).


Dr. Barbara O’Neill, financial resource management specialist for Rutgers Cooperative Extension, has been a professor, financial educator, and author for 35 years. She has written over 1,500 consumer newspaper articles and over 125 articles for academic journals, conference proceedings, and other professional publications. She is a certified financial planner (CFP®), chartered retirement planning counselor (CRPC®), accredited financial counselor (AFC), certified housing counselor (CHC), and certified financial educator (CFEd). Dr. O’Neill served as president of the Association for Financial Counseling and Planning Education and is the author of two trade books, Saving on a Shoestring andInvesting on a Shoestring, and co-author of  Investing For Your Future,Money Talk: A Financial Guide for Women, and Small Steps to Health and Wealth.  She earned a Ph.D. in family financial management from Virginia Tech and received over three dozen awards for professional achievements and over $900,000 in funding for financial education programs and research.

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Barbara O'Neill

Jun 02

Innovation Team Web Conference-June 2015

2:30 pm EDT


1.  Innovation Team Roundtable
2.  Professional Development & Ask an Expert Highlights
3. Other
4.  Next meeting Tuesday, July 7, 2015, 2:30 p.m. ET



Terry Meisenbach, Jerry Thomas, Beth Raney


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