Cupcakes no more: Using community school partnerships to change birthday party policy in a local elementary school
Learning Areas:Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Describe policies that offer healthy options for school birthday party celebrations. Evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of implementing revised birthday party options in school settings. Identify strategies to collaborate with community partners in policy adaptation.
Keyword(s): School Health, School-Based Programs
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked as program coordinator for two years with the Healthy Living Alliance. I have worked on several federally funded grants and interned with the World Health Organization. My current job focuses on convening health partnerships and developing strategies in the areas of policy, nutrition and physical activity, tobacco free and built environment changes. I have presented at several conferences on public health and policy related to tobacco free and farm to school efforts.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.