After this session, you will
- Describe the benefits of using consumer-tested content in nutrition education activities and resources.
- Describe and discuss three ways the CNM have been deployed to engage the target audience.
- Adapt or prepare nutrition resources/activities for your target audience using the CNM and the related resources as the primary building blocks.
- Apply lessons learned to refine and finalize drafts of educational tools developed for Session #1. Participants will submit the refined product and receive feedback from organizers and audience.
*Offline Activities - Enhance learning and earn extra credits Building on work done in Session #1, participants will finalize design of an educational resource/activity using insights from the webinar discussion. They will obtain consumer feedback and submit exercise for credit. Feedback will be provided 4-6 weeks after webinar.
*Participation in the offline activity for Session 2 is limited to 100 people (additional credit pending approval).
Materials and Tools
The materials and resources on this page will assist you in sharing information about the core messages with your staff, colleagues and partners. Let us know about other items that would be helpful to you. We welcome your suggestions. We also want to hear from you about ways you have used the messages, tips, videos, game, etc. Share this information including any related materials by forwarding it to: email@example.com.
- Flyer –for meeting packages or exhibits (pdf)
- One Slide Summary (pdf) (ppt)
- One Slide Summary with Notes (pdf) (ppt)
- Multiple Slides Summary (pdf) (ppt)
- Multiple Slide Summary with Notes (pdf) (ppt)
- Core Nutrition Message Training Flyer (pdf)
Previous Core Nutrition Message Presentations, Webinars and Training Events
Motivating Moms with Messages that Matter
September 12, 2012 1:30pm-3:00pm
The National WIC Association 2012 Nutrition Education and Breastfeeding Conference
Westin Bonaventure Hotel Los Angeles, CA
September 11-13, 2012
Bridging the Technology Gap: Utilizing New Tools to Communicate Engaging Messages to Moms
October 6, 2012 3:30pm
Academy for Nutrition and Dietetics Food, Nutrition Conference; Expo
Pennsylvania Convention Center
October 6-9, 2012
Moving Beyond French Fries and Chicken Fingers: Nutrition Resources to Improve the Eating Habits of Preschoolers
July 14, 2009 10:45 am-11:45 am
Society for Nutrition Education 42nd Annual Conference
New Orleans, Louisiana
This dynamic and interactive session will explore ways to help mothers of preschoolers encourage the development of healthy eating habits among their 2- to 5-year-old children. Come learn about the development of seven new nutrition messages designed specifically for low-income mothers participating in Federal nutrition assistance programs. Hear what mothers told us in twelve focus groups conducted with this important target audience across the country. Get an in-depth look at new MyPyramid for Preschooler Fact Sheets. Participate in creative discussions focused on using these tools in program settings and discover how to maximize your existing efforts using these new resources.
Say It With Feeling! New Mom-tested Messages for WIC Participants
NWA Annual Conference
Tuesday, May 26, 2009
10:00 am–11:30 am EST
Helping Elementary-School Age Kids and Moms Make Healthier Food Choices
Thursday, April 2, 2009
2:00 pm –3:30 pm EST
View Select Parts of April 2 Session Slides
Part 1: Introduction of Speakers, Overview and Background - provides a big picture view of the rationale for the messages, behavioral goals, target audience and message concepts/themes.
Part 2: Message Development and Lessons Learned from the Research - describes the developmental process, timeline; summarizes the research findings and how these findings influenced message development.
Part 3: Putting the Messages into Practice - discussion of application of the messages to programs and potential ways to integrate the messages into program-based nutrition education. Includes a dialogue with the audience, core message web-pages and next steps.
Reaching Moms of Preschoolers with Messages that Matter
Thursday, March 26, 2009 2:00 pm –3:30 pm EST