Senior Lecturer Chihiro Hatanaka gave a lecture at the 2019 Promotion & Support Seminar for Dietary Education in Osaka City (on May 31, 2019)
On May 31st, 2019, Senior Lecturer Chihiro Hatanaka gave a lecture at the 2019 Promotion & Support Seminar for Dietary Education in Osaka City.
The seminar was jointly held by Osaka School Lunch Association of Public Interests Foundation, the Osaka Prefectural Government’s Board of Education, the Japanese Association for Dietetic Research and Education and the Osaka Prefectural Association for Dietetic Research and Education. The audience comprised nutrition teachers working at elementary and junior high schools in Osaka Prefecture. Nowadays, the work of nutrition teachers working at schools is expanding and dietary education often serves as a form of mental health care.
This was the first seminar in 2019 fiscal year, and the theme was “Children seen from a psychological perspective: Children’s psyche, then and now”. Senior Lecturer Hatanaka outlined how children were understood in traditional psychology and discussed how children’s psyche is changing in relation to food.