November 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm Eastern
About the Webinar
The session will focus on the development and validation of a pediatric obesity risk assessment tool for low-income families. Additional topics include the importance of tailoring content to literacy level, culture, and language of the target audience and plus application to nutrition education. Related JNEB article.
About the Presenter
Marilyn Townsend, PhD, RD, University of California, Davis
Dr. Townsend is a Nutrition Specialist Emerita in the Department of Nutrition, University of California, Davis. Dr. Townsend is an expert in program evaluation, intervention development, and assessment tool validation. Her obesity prevention research focuses on improving diets and physical activity of low-income families.
Participants of this webinar will receive 1 CEU for live attendance. The webinar provides information on the following CDR Performance Indicators and Learning Need Codes:
6.2.2, 6.3.5, 9.2.2
Learning Need Codes
3010 - Assessment methodology
3020 - Assessment of target groups, populations
4010 - Community intervention, monitoring, and evaluation