This video discusses strategies to help families join and engage in WIC. Find out how WIC and Head Start programs can coordinate professional development opportunities for Head Start nutrition and health staff.
Good nutrition is an important part of a healthy lifestyle. Eating healthy foods helps pregnant women and children get the nutrients their bodies need to stay healthy, active, and strong. Health managers and program staff can explore resources to support healthy eating habits and find nutrition assistance information to share with families.
This section of the Health Manager Orientation Guide describes how health managers work with nutrition staff and consultants to develop nutrition services.
Food allergies can be serious, and it is important that caregivers know how to help care for children who have them. Explore tips and information about food allergies and intolerances here.
Childhood obesity increases the likelihood of adulthood obesity. Explore these tips for creating a positive eating environment and using movement as a learning tool.
Good nutrition helps children grow, develop, and maintain a healthy weight. In this resource, find healthy eating strategies for families and staff.
In this video, learn about CACFP meal pattern requirements that focus on providing healthy foods. These meal patterns help programs offer children wholesome meals and establish life-long healthy eating habits.
This video clip offers guidance on providing CACFP meal pattern accommodations when requested by parents for children with disabilities, religious reasons, or for the parent's preference.
This video explains how CACFP reimbursements are calculated. Learn about the documentation required to validate a claim for reimbursement and how to meet recordkeeping requirements.
This video introduces strategies to create a positive eating environment. Use this information to help staff and families understand that mealtime is not just an eating event. It's a learning opportunity.
Review these video clips to learn how to implement CACFP, including information about meal patterns, accommodations, how reimbursements are calculated, and creating positive food and eating environments.