4184.0 Child Nutrition: Strategies for Addressing the Challenges

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 12:30 PM
This session is focused on strategies to address some of the challenges associated with implementing child nutrition programs. It includes a novel approach to effectively target youth behavior, strategies to influence nutrition policy changes in school and day care settings, and ways to enhance parental involvement in child weight loss programs.
Session Objectives: Identify novel strategies to communicate nutrition and physical activity messages to youth. Articulate policy strategies to improve nutrition quality in school and day care settings. Identify strategies to communicate and counsel parents in family-centered child weight loss programs.
Marsha Spence, PhD, MS-MPH, RD

1:15 PM
Factors associated with parents' intention to follow pediatric recommendations for their child's weight loss
Catherine Holdsworth, MSN CRNP, Bradley N. Collins, PhD, Deborah Nelson, PhD, Brian P. Daly, PhD and Brook Belay, MD
1:30 PM

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Organized by: Food and Nutrition
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, School Health Education and Services

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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