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Children's Healthy Living (CHL) Program for Remote Underserved Minority Populations in the Pacific Region - IFSN Seminar

Dr. Rachel Novotny, University of Hawaii presented CHL—Children’s Healthy Living Project for Remote Underserved Minority Populations in the Pacific Region and CHL graduate students presented their research projects.  This seminar was given on 9 March 2016 via Adobe Connect as well as in Room 3455 of the Waterfront Building, Washington, DC from 3-4pm Eastern (10-11am Hawaii) and from 4-5pm Eastern (11am -12pm Hawaii), respectively.  This seminar was approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration for 2.0 Continuing Professional Education Units (CEUs).* 
This seminar is part of the Institute of Food Safety and Nutrition (IFSN) Seminar Series. These monthly seminars aim to disseminate new knowledge; engage with partners and stakeholders; and inspire the next generation of food safety and nutrition experts. For full information on the series, visit the seminar webpage


As a result of attending this seminar participants will be able to: 

  • Identify Multilevel Multicomponent Intervention (Policy, System and Environmental) Strategies and Capacity Building in the CHL program.
  • Identify 1 aspect/variable of the nutrition environment and to name 2 types of food stores that are likely to have fruit and vegetables available.
  • Describe how to conduct a natural experiment on childhood obesity prevention in small communities that have existing community programs.
  • Recognize the uses of qualitative approaches in health promotion research. 
  • Identify why an anthropometry guide is needed by Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Head Start Program.
  • Explain how Head Start and other nutrition departments and agencies can use child health data at the group level.
  • Describe the influence of Head Start teaching staff on childhood obesity prevention and nutrition promotion efforts in Head Start classrooms.

*Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) or Nutrition and Dietetics Technicians, Registered (NDTRs) who view this recorded seminar and wish to receive the CEU certificate please e-mail Mallory M. Koenings  

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