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3 edition of Bag of tricks for EFNEP Youth Program. found in the catalog.

Bag of tricks for EFNEP Youth Program.

Bag of tricks for EFNEP Youth Program.

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Published by Cooperative Extension Service, College of Agriculture, Washington State University in Pullman .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesExtension mimeo -- 3588., Extension mimeo (Washington State University. Cooperative Extension Service) -- 3588.
ContributionsWashington State University. Cooperative Extension Service.
The Physical Object
Pagination2 leaves.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17611579M
OCLC/WorldCa41797921

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a free nutrition education program for limited resource families. Since , the University of Florida’s EFNEP has worked in local communities to teach participants skills and strategies to stretch their food dollars, eat nutritious meals, and improve their overall health.   The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a free nutrition education program for limited resource families. Since , the University of Florida’s EFNEP has worked in local communities to teach participants skills and strategies to stretch their food dollars, eat nutritious meals, and improve their overall health.

Children will be on the move and learning new things each and everyday. After a long day of fun-filled learning, children are more than likely to come home famished. After school snacking is a daily ritual in most homes and this can be a great opportunity to get extra nutrients in your children. EFNEP targets low-income youth and low-income families with young children and is designed to assist participants in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary to achieve nutritionally sound diets; contribute to the participant's personal development; and improve the total family diet and nutritional well-being.

The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) helps families learn about healthy eating, shopping on a budget, cooking and physical activity. EFNEP staff strive to empower participants, providing knowledge and skills to improve the health of all family members. Participants learn through doing, with cooking, physical activity and supportive discussions about nutrition and healthy. EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program The EFNEP program provides hands-on nutrition education through a series of meetings. In some cases a group might meet for an hour, once a week, for several weeks in a row.


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Bag of tricks for EFNEP Youth Program Download PDF EPUB FB2

EFNEP collects demographic data on all youth groups who participate in the program. In addition, questionnaires are administered at entry and at exit to measure improvement in knowledge and skill development for children and to measure improvement in behavior for youth.

A Youth Evaluation Tool Committee has designed, tested and implemented youth evaluation tools that assess. Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program - About Us.

Program Delivery. The youth program is delivered by EFNEP staff or volunteer teachers in schools and community based organizations. Staff and/or volunteers utilize one of several University approved curricula. We provide our curricula at no cost when you partner with us and teach one-hour lessons.

EFNEP was established by the USDA in as a pilot project in response to the increasing recognition of poverty in America and the link between poverty and malnutrition.

Pilot studies in several states, including California, helped identify effective approaches for contacting at-risk families and teaching and maintaining education programs.

UVM Extension EFNEP’s Book-in-Bag program was inspired by the Kansas State University Extension Program, and is designed for kindergarten, first and second grade course encourages young children to explore food and nutrition related topics through reading comprehension. In addition to nutrition, food preparation, and food safety, youth topics may also include strategies for reducing screen time and being more physically active.

EFNEP is delivered in a series of lessons, typically 6 – 9, facilitated by frontline educators who, for the most part, come from the communities they serve.

EFNEP In New York State. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) began inand is designed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sounds diets, and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement ofFile Size: KB.

EFNEP is currently offered in 29 counties and New York City. EFNEP targets low-income families with young children and low-income youth. EFNEP educators follow research-based models that allow them to effectively reach and educate program participants. Participants make positive changes for improved health: National EFNEP Impact Report.

EFNEP Conference EFNEP Social Media Committee Coordinators Needs Assessment and Future Directions. An explanation of the EFNEP social media working group that brainstorms ways EFNEP workers can use online resources in their state programs.

Youth enrolled in the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) will have fun while they learn about MyPlate and the five food groups, good food safety practices, and physical activity.

Through hands-on active learning, students will learn new skills, new foods to try, and new ways to get fit. Lorelei Jones, EFNEP Coordinator, NC State Extension. Job Description The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a federally funded nutrition education program operated through Cooperative Extension.

As the EFNEP Coordinator, Lorelei Jones provides leadership for statewide programming for nutrition education reaching limited resource families and tion: EFNEP Coordinator. % of EFNEP participants enrolled in one or more food assistance programs.

WHAT IS EFNEP. EFNEP serves limited-resource families with young children, school-age youth, and pregnant teens through a series of lessons offered by paraprofessionals and volunteers, many of whom are indigenous to the population.

InEFNEP. The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) for youth is a free program for youth K EFNEP nutrition programs help youth learn how to make healthy life style changes. A series of six to eight lessons are taught through games and hands-on activities so youth can better understand the importance of good nutrition.

"The program was wonderful and I actually saw change in my students' attitudes about foods and food choices." "My students are extremely receptive to healthy nutrition choices and take pride in sharing their new information with their families.".

EFNEP for Youth EFNEP programs are offered in Allegany, Washington, Montgomery, Cecil, Prince George’s, Charles, Lower Shore Counties (Somerset, Wicomico and Worchester) and the City of. 13 Efnep Program Assistant jobs available on Apply to Agent Assistant, Nutritionist, Welder and more.

Agent: Dario Dominguez Tradeway San Antonio, TX Phone: Fax: EFNEP (Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program) is a free nutrition education program offered in several counties in Ohio for low-income adults with children and youth.

Program assistants use interactive discussions and hands-on activities to guide participants through a series of meetings aimed at improving the total family diet and nutritional well-being. Joanna Rogers, Program Assistant, EFNEP - Youth, NC State Extension. NC EFNEP - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program.

1, likes 62 talking about this. The official Facebook page of the North Carolina Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program at NC Followers: K. PEAN EFNEP Puerto Rico. 1, likes talking about this 1 was here. PEAN-EFNEP es el programa líder en educación en alimento y nutrición a la comunidad para ayudar a mejorar la alimentación de 5/5.The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is designed to assist limited resource audiences in acquiring the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and changed behavior necessary for nutritionally sounds diets, and to contribute to their personal development and the improvement of the total family diet and nutritional well-being.EFNEP Promotes Postive Health Behavior Change: Finding Qualified Paraprofessionals Recruiting and Interviewing Techniques: Impact Statements follow a simple formula: Lesson in a Box: Long-term Effects of Nutrition Education on Low-income Adults in Wyoming: Marketing and Recruitment: Meeting notes Program Highlight Louisiana EFNEP.