Addressing Food Insecurity in School-Aged Children Webinar
We invite you to join the School-Based Health Alliance (SBHA) for a one-hour webinar focused on strategies to improve dietary health outcomes and preventive care to address food security for school-aged children. This webinar was designed for health center and health center look-alike staff. The webinar aims to increase the audience’s knowledge of and capacity to define food insecurity and how it presents in youth and families, describe programs and resources that can mitigate food insecurity for youth and families, and gain awareness of promising practice models for addressing food insecurity for youth and families in School-Based Health settings.
Presenter: Sarah Mills, MPH, RD Senior Manager, Health Systems Share Our Strength
Objectives: – Be able to define Food Insecurity and describe the ways in which it presents in youth and families. – Understand the consequences of food insecurity on youth physical and mental wellbeing and the importance of addressing food insecurity as a social driver of health. – Describe programs and resources that can mitigate food insecurity for youth and families. – Gain awareness of promising models for addressing food insecurity for youth and families in SBHC settings.
This webinar is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $625,000 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.