Working with Children with Special Diets, Allergies, and Specialized Feeding Issues WEBINAR (0.5 CEU)
Description: Food allergies affect 1 in 13 children in the United States, with young children being affected the most. Food allergies, food intolerances and other feeding issues are an increasing concern for early education and care programs. Participants will learn how to address the needs of children with food allergies or intolerance; and be introduced to the health and safety needs of children with special dietary needs and ways to support these children and collaborate with families and health professionals. Participants will become familiar with an individual health care plan for children with special diets, allergies, and specialized feeding issues in their program and how to use a child’s IHP within their program.. QRIS Standard 2a.3.3 (FCC) Center; 2a.3.2 (Center and After-School).
Course Dates: The webinars will take place on both Wednesday, January 16th and Wednesday, January 23rd 6:30pm-8:30pm with additional coursework done in between sessions
Core Competency: 4: Health, Safety, and Nutrition
Pre-requisites: This class will be taught in a webinar format, in two 2-hour live webinars with required homework assignments. In order to participate in this class you must have a computer and speakers, high speed internet, an email account, and basic computer skills (using the internet, downloading and attaching documents to email, and navigating the webinar software).
Registrations closed January 8th.