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Go NAPSACC’s On-Demand Trainings for Early Care and Education Providers: Development and Dissemination

Published:October 01, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jneb.2022.07.001

      Abstract

      Twenty-two on-demand nutrition training sessions were developed for Early Care and Education providers and disseminated in 21 states using the Go NAPSACC platform. The training was developed using the DESIGN (decide target behavior, explore determinants, select theory-based model, indicate objectives, generate education plans, and nail down the evaluation) procedure framework, adult learning principles, and behavior change techniques purposively disseminated. More than 96% of the nearly 3,000 providers who completed training in year 1 reported anticipated application of what they learned. On-demand training integrated into existing systems can potentially increase training access for hard-to-reach groups. Strategic promotion may be needed to encourage engagement of non-Child and Adult Care Food Program participating programs and completion of targeted modules.

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