The Boston Healthy Childcare Initiative Learning Collaborative (in English)

When:
January 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
2018-01-17T09:00:00-05:00
2018-01-17T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
ABCD
178 Tremont St
Boston, MA 02111
USA
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Sarah Montoya
617-348-6312

Receive a $150 stipend per program that completes of all sessions plus 1.5 CEUs! This four part series, The  Healthy Childcare Initiative Learning Collaborative Learning Sessions, provide education about the relationship of healthy eating and children’s health, the unique and powerful role of providers, the process of change, and the potential partnerships with families to sustain change. In addition to increasing knowledge, participation in the Learning Sessions offers opportunities for skill building, new experiences with healthy eating and physical activity, small group work, and an expanded network of peers with which to share ideas and concerns.

Participants Receive: 

  • a $150 stipend per program that completes of all sessions
  • Free tool kit (music CD, posters, kid-size water pitchers, resources
    and training materials)
  • 1.5 CEUs for staff attending all sessions
  • One-on-one support provided to help make healthy changes
  • Networking opportunities focusing on children’s health and well being
  • Eligible for recognition as a “Boston Healthy Child Care Program”

 Learning Collaborative Schedule: 

  • Learning Session 1: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 from 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Learning Session 2: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 from 9:00am-3:00pm
  • Learning Session 3: Tuesday, March 6, 2018 (60 minute webinar)
  • Learning Session 4: Tuesday, May 8 2018 from 9:00am-3:00pm

Childcare Program Involvement:

  • Attend with a team of 2-3 staff members and participate in three learning sessions and one webinar
  • Share acquired information with staff at your program
  • Develop and implement an action plan for center improvement
  • Celebration of accomplishments

The Training Will Cover the Following Best Practices:

  •  Increasing Physical Activity
  • Improving Nutrition
  • Reducing Screen Time
  • Engaging Families as Partners
  • Breastfeeding Support

Questions? Contact the Region 6 Team at eps@bostonabcd.org or 617-348-6312

Interested in applying to be part of this PLC? Fill out an application to participate in this PLC using the link below:  

Apply Here