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Developer
California Department of Public Health.
Year
2011

Part of the SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions Toolkit.* A tool to assess and develop nutrition and physical activity policies in child care settings.

Listed in the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework Interpretive Guide.

Used to measure:

  • Indicator ST5: Readiness and Need
  • Indicator MT5: Nutrition Supports
  • Indicator MT6: Physical Activity and Reduced Sedentary Behavior Supports
  • Indicator LT18: Commercial Marketing of Healthy Foods and Beverages
Funding Source
USDA. SNAP-Ed.
Free Material
Yes
SNAP-Ed Toolkit Classification
Emerging
Evidence
  • Pilot Tested
Evaluation Framework Indicators
SNAP-Ed Connection Comments

* SNAP-Ed Strategies & Interventions: An Obesity Prevention Toolkit for States is a compilation of interventions. The toolkit was developed by USDA's Food and Nutrition Service, The Association of SNAP-Ed Nutrition Education Administrators (ASNNA), the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Center for Training and Research Translation (Center TRT), and the National Collaborative on Childhood Obesity Research (NCCOR), a partnership between the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Institutes for Health (NIH), the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and the USDA. It is designed and updated to help state SNAP-Ed administrative and implementing agencies identify evidence-based obesity prevention programs and policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) strategies and interventions to include in their SNAP-Ed plans.