Early childhood environments can be instrumental in addressing nutrition education, physical activity and overall healthy living since children spend the majority of the day there and are still in the process of developing habits. In addition to a case study on a successful intervention, participants will learn the latest science in nutrition and healthy living and be able to apply it to daily living so educators can be healthy role models for children, caregivers and parents.
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Course created on April 6, 2018
Course Type: Video
CEUs/Hours Offered: AK/1.0; AL/1.0; AZ Registry/1.0; CA Registry/1.0; CO/1.0; CT/1.0; DE/1.0; FL/1.0; GaPDS/1.0; HI/1.0; IA Registry/1.0; IACET/0.1; ID Stars/1.0; IL Gateways/1.0 B345755; IN/1.0; KS/1.0; KY ECE-TRIS/1.0; MA/1.0; ME/1.0; MI Registry/1.0; MN/1.0; MO Open/1.0; NC DCDEE/1.0; NE/1.0; NH/1.0; NJCCIS/1.0; NV Registry/1.0; NY/1.0; OH/1.0; OK Registry/1.0; OR/1.0; PA Keys/1.0; SC Endeavors/1.0; SD/1.0; TX/1.0; UT/1.0; VA/1.0; VT NLCCV/1.0; WA STARS/1.0; WI Registry/1.0; WY Stars/1.0
- After this course, participants will be able to appraise their role as a leader in creating a health-oriented environment that encourages wellbeing for children, providers and parents.
- After this course, participants will be able to implement nutrition and healthy living programs that are aligned with Early Childhood priorities.
- After this course, participants will be able to plan for the incorporation of movement, nutritious foods, and food-based education into their day.
|5-15 Minutes||Updated Nutritional Science|
|15-25 Minutes||Updated science on Fats|
|25-30 Minutes||Introduction of OWG content|
|30-40 Minutes||Overview of interventions involving children|
|40-45 Minutes||Community Wide Approach to Obesity Prevention|
|45-55 Minutes||New WKKF 3-year Initiative|
|55-60 Minutes||Join the Cause/Resources/Summary|
Michelle Lombardo is the author of The OrganWise Guys series, which promotes the benefits of good nutrition and preventive healthcare practices through creative characters playing the roles of the vital body organs. She has written over 40 books and was Creative Director on multiple OrganWise Guys Videos and other media. She also conducts dozens of “train the trainer” sessions on these materials each year nationwide. Michelle is President of The OrganWise Guys Inc. and Project Manager of Thriving Communities, Thriving Children II (TCTC2); a $1.1 million grant awarded to continue obesity prevention efforts with an added emphasis on literacy rate improvement.
Content Disclosure: This learning event focuses on the following specific products or services and will not include info on other products or services: The OrganWise Guys educational curriculum will be highlighted as the main intervention tool in the scientifically documented intervention.
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This course is approved by the Arizona Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
California Early Care and Education Workforce Registry
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Georgia Professional Development System
This course is state-approved by the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning for child care providers. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
Iowa Child Care Provider Training Registry
continued is approved to provide professional development for Iowa DHS child care credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
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continued is an approved training provider for IdahoSTARS. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
continued is an Authorized Entity for the Illinois Gateways Registry, organization number B345755 . This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
This course is approved by the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Division of Child Care. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
This course is approved by the Michigan Registry. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
Missouri OPEN Initiative
This course has been approved by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services for child care licensing and MOPD registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
North Carolina DCDEE
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New Jersey Workforce Registry
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This course has been approved by the Nevada Registry for child care licensing and registry credit. This course is offered for 1 clock hour(s).
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PA Keys to Professional Development
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The Registry - Wisconsin
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