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Understanding How the Environment Shapes a Child's Nutrition Habits
Tuesday, January 07, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM EST
Category: National Training or Event

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Safe and supportive environments are critical to shaping children's overall development, including nutrition habits. Children living in unsafe or unstable environments that don't support healthy eating, physical activity, or adequate sleep may experience poorer health outcomes, affecting their ability to be ready for school. Learn about the environmental factors that impact children's health. Find out how programs can tailor health services to help children build better nutrition habits and experience improved health.

Topics for the webinar include:

  • Understanding how the physical environment impacts the adoption of healthy active living behaviors, including:
  • Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs)
  • Physical activity
  • Screen time
  • Sleep
  • Food insecurity

An overview of key:

  • Protective factors associated with positive health outcomes
  • Risk patterns associated with negative health outcomes
  • Exploring the role of Head Start health services in supporting healthy active living practices

Presenter: Stephanie J. Womack, MA

Target Audience

  • Head Start and Early Head Start leaders and staff


Contact: NCECHW at [email protected] or (toll-free) 888-227-5125