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Wellness Child Care Assessment Tool (WellCCAT)

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Developer
Yale University. Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity.
Year
2011

"The WellCCAT provides a standard method for the quantitative assessment of nutrition, physical activity, and wellness policies written in parent handbooks, staff handbooks, and in other child care center policy documents. This tool offers a reliable means of assessing the comprehensiveness and strength of these written policies."

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