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Caregivers Talking to Parents about Child Nutrition and Eating Behaviors
This session will help you to talk with the parents of the children in your care about nutrition and eating behaviors.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Family Dinner: It's more than meat & potatoes
This module will review trends in family meals, the nutritional and social benefits of family dinners, parenting styles and how they affect eating behavior, as well as some tips on how to enhance family dinners.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Feeding Young Children with Special Food Needs in Child Care Settings
This course "Feeding Young Children with Special Food Needs in Child Care Settings" is intended for child care providers, parents, families, teachers, county agents and other professionals working with these children. This 1.5 hour course addresses the special food needs for medical conditions for preschool and kindergarten children. It is of utmost importance for the parents of children with special medical conditions (food allergies/intolerances, hyperactivity,choking, diabetes, and developmentally challenged) to provide the child care providers with the following: dietary meal plans and self-care instructions from their physician and dietitian with any special dietary requests for meals/snacks; and any special feedings or medications that they must be given to assist them in feeding all children in child care settings.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Food Allergies and How to Manage Them in Child Care Settings
As many as 4 out of every 100 children have one or more food allergies. For some children, a food allergy can be life threatening. This course will equip child care providers with the latest regulations and standards related to food allergies in child care settings. Participants will learn how to manage food allergies in the day care setting as well as during field trips. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : Free
Food Safety in the Classroom
There are many things one can do to help prevent foodborne illnesses from occurring, especially in children. This course is targeted towards child caregivers to discuss food safety practices in the preschool environment.  
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Mini Talks about Mini Folks: Frequently Asked Questions on Child Nutrition
Answers to common child nutrition questions will be addressed. Questions discussed are: Is it the parentsĀ“ (or the childĀ“s) responsibility to determine how much food the child should eat? Is it normal for young children to refuse new food and how can I get him/her to try new foods? How can I help my overweight child? How can I get my child to eat more food? Should my child take a vitamin supplement? Should I allow my child to have sugar/sweets? What kind of milk is best for my child? How much juice can my child have? Is it okay for my child to have soft drinks? 
Credit Hours: 2 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 10.00
Old Wives' Tales: Myths about Feeding Children
This presentation contrasts commonly held myths regarding feeding young children with best practice recommendations. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00
Snacks & the Preschool Child: Why, What & How
This lesson discusses the importance of snacks in the eating plan of preschool children. It discusses: why snacks are important, what kinds of foods should be served for snacks, and how to encourage children to eat healthful foods. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 7.00
Ten Behaviors That Promote a Heathy Weight in Preschool Children
Behaviors supporting a healthful weight in children will be discussed in context of their supporting research and recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Also discussed are sample preschool eating patterns recommended by the USDA MyPlate. 
Credit Hours: 1 hr Course Price: Free Certificate Fee : 5.00