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Betz-Hamilton to co-host webinar series

Axton Betz-Hamilton
Axton Betz-Hamilton

South Dakota State University School of Health and Consumer Sciences assistant professor Axton Betz-Hamilton and Sara Croymans, an extension educator from the University of Minnesota Extension, will host a series of webinars addressing enhancing safety in the home, pest prevention and compulsive hoarding.

The webinars will equip participants with knowledge on connections between health, well-being and the home environment, the impact of compulsive hoarding and resources to address it.

Participants will receive a kit upon registering for each webinar that will include helpful tools and resources specific to each webinar.

The webinar schedule includes:

  • June 1, Noon-1 p.m. CDT - Home Sweet Home: Enhancing Safety: Participants will learn to identify and take action to address safety hazards in the home environment, including falls, drowning, fire, poisoning, suffocation, choking and guns.
  • June 15, Noon-1 p.m. CDT - Home Sweet Home: Preventing Pests: Participants will learn about pests in the home and identify pest management strategies.
  • June 29, Noon-1 p.m. CDT – Addressing Hoarding: Participants will learn about compulsive hoarding, including impacts on one’s financial, emotional and physical well-being.

This webinar is supported by grant from the National Healthy Homes Partnership and is available to all South Dakota and Minnesota residents.

For more information, contact Betz-Hamilton.