633. Integrating Health and Wellness into QRIS: A Childhood Obesity Prevention Strategy

Date: Thursday July 14, 2016
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Location: Grand Salon 21 (1st floor)
Speakers: Melissa Crist, University of Idaho
Carrie Dooyema, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Beverly Hunter, South Carolina Department of Social Services
Jena Smith, Maryland State Department of Education
Misty Pearson, South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control

This presentation will address ways states are promoting healthy eating, breastfeeding, physical activity, and limited screen time in early care and education settings through QRIS.  A brief national overview of how states have embedded childhood obesity prevention standards and implementation strategies into QRIS will be presented.  South Carolina, Maryland and Idaho will highlight their efforts.  Participants will learn how their states can use QRIS to expand their childhood obesity prevention strategies.  

Resources: application/pdf icon633IntegratingHealthPPT.pdf
application/pdf icon633ABCGrowHealthyHandout.pdf
application/pdf icon633ABCGrowHealthyPAHandout.pdf
application/pdf icon633CDCDooyema.pdf
application/pdf icon633IdahoHandout.pdf
application/pdf icon633MarylandHandout.pdf
application/pdf icon633SCHandout.pdf