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Free Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime training

The Ohio Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics is bringing Parenting at Mealtime & Playtime to our area! This is a free training focused on preventing obesity in children. It is geared towards healthcare providers working with children birth to age five and their families.

Event details

When

Mar 28, 2017
from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM

Where

Athens Community Center 701 E. State St., Room A Athens, 45701

Contact Name

Contact Phone

(614) 846-6258

Attendees

Who is Invited?
• WIC Program Staff
• Physicians
• Nurse Practitioners
• Pediatric and Family Practice Nurses
• School Nurses
• Registered Dietitians
• Medical Assistants
• Social Workers
• Community Health Workers
• Office Administrators
• Other Healthcare Providers

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FREE Obesity Prevention Trainings Across Ohio!

The Parenting at Mealtime and Playtime (PMP) team and the Ohio Chapter,  American Academy of Pediatrics are excited to bring these regional trainings to you this year! More than 200 child healthcare providers attended trainings in 2016.

The PMP program fuses nutrition and play guidance with the parent-child interaction during meals, playtime and daily structure. The trainings, being offered across the state, provide an innovative, sustainable approach to building healthy habits among birth to five year-olds. Gain resources on:

 

  • Prevention counseling strategies
  • Risk assessment skills
  • Communications with families about childhood obesity and the importance of early intervention

 

The training will help providers enhance their obesity prevention skills, with each participant receiving a “swag bag” of resources, compliments of the Ohio AAP.  We invite you to learn how to address obesity concerns and start healthy weight discussions.

 

Register Now: OhioAAP.org/PMPRegTrain

 

 

Questions? Contact Lisa Weston at lweston@ohioaap.org or (614) 846-6258.
MOC Part II and continuing education credits available for eligible participants.
Click HERE to view/download the event flyer.
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