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Presentation on theme: "CO-TRAINER WEBINAR INFANT FEEDING PRACTICES IN CHILD CARE SETTINGS MAY 22, 2014."— Presentation transcript:


2 AGENDA Welcome Discuss importance of webinars Review Co-trainer Guide Test Webcast Address questions/concerns Close

3 WEBINARS Tool to better help us work together There will be a webinar for each VC Typically Tuesday before VC from 1-2 PM Time to review Co-trainer Guide, activity sessions, and additional information Questions and concerns can be submitted and addressed

4 VC OVERVIEW Moderator: Colleen Faragon Live Guests: Sarah Gould-Houde, MS Ed Ms. Gould-Houde is a Regional Infant and Toddler Specialist at the Capital District Child Care Council. As part of the New York State Infant and Toddler Network she provides training and technical assistance in 17 counties to increase the quality of care infants and toddlers receive. Kallanna Manjunath, MD Dr. Manjunath is the Vice President for medical services at the Whitney M. Young Jr. Health Center located in Albany, NY. Carla Wallin, RD, CLC Ms. Wallin is a Public Health Nutritionist with the New York State Department of Health Central Regional Office and a Certified Lactation Consultant.

5 SEGMENT 1- INFANT FEEDING BASICS This segment will focus on: identifying the importance of infant nutrition; explaining how to form attachments with infants during feedings; listing cues of hunger or fullness for infants; outlining factors to consider when feeding infants; and stating regulations regarding infant feeding in child care programs.

6 ACTIVITY SESSION- WELCOMING INFANTS AND FAMILIES Participants will begin by writing down some things they do to welcome new families with infants into their child care program. They will consider resources they share with families, their discussion with families about feeding practices, their own behaviors, environment and other factors that may affect how families feel when they bring their infant into the childcare program. Then they will brainstorm some ideas on how they might add to their procedures or environment to better welcome families and their infants. Next they will write these ideas on their activity sheet. And they will share these ideas with the group if time permits.

7 SEGMENT 2-BREASTFEEDING This segment will focus on: outlining the benefits of breastfeeding infants; stating policies and procedures every program should have in place to promote breastfeeding; addressing challenges of breastfeeding and how to overcome these hurtles; and presenting a video of how to transform a space into a breastfeeding friendly area.

8 ACTIVITY SESSION- PROVIDING A BREASTFEEDING FRIENDLY PROGRAM Providers will begin by assessing their own program’s breastfeeding friendliness; They will answer the questions on the activity sheet about their environment, activities and techniques and how they promote a breastfeeding friendly program; Then they will think about what they might do to better support breastfeeding in their environment. They will then create an action plan for implementing these ideas. Providers can work alone or with a partner. If there is time have them share their ideas with the others at the site.

9 SEGMENT 3- FORMULA FEEDING AND INTRODUCING SOLID FOODS This segment will focus on: explaining formula feeding for infants in child care; discussing how to prepare and store formula; explaining information about the introduction of solid foods to infants; and listing tips for helping infants transition to drinks other than breast milk or formula.

10 TEST Test is “Open book” so it should be given out at the beginning of the training and can be filled out as the training takes place. Test will be read aloud twice at the end of the training. Participants must score 70% or higher on the test to receive training credit. Attestation statement must be signed in order to receive credit for the training.

11 OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION There is a new fax number for Questions I Have forms: (518)472-5900 Be sure to review all policies and procedures in the Co-trainer Guide.

12 WEBCAST All 2014 VC’s will again be brought to you via internet webcasting. Satellite equipment will NO longer be needed or operational. You WILL need ONE of the following: A computer with access to the internet, a projector and speakers, OR A TV that can be hooked up to a computer with internet access; OR A smart board with internet access.

13 PREPARING YOUR COMPUTER FOR VC WEBCASTING Update Your Computer A few days before the VC webcast, run Windows Updates on your computer. You can find instructions here: Update Other Common Software Programs Many programs, like Adobe Reader, Flash or Java, also regularly check for updates. They’ll prompt you to run them when the computer is turned on. Run these updates if prompted after running the Windows Updates in Step 1. Check Screen Savers and Power Options Some computers, particularly laptops, will display a screen saver or to turn off the monitor after a certain period of inactivity. During VCs, turn off screen savers and set your power options to allow the machine to run continuously. To find out more about checking these options, go here:

14 PREPARING YOUR COMPUTER FOR VC WEBCASTING- CONTINUED Logon Information Make sure you have the username and password for your computer available during the VC webcast. Testing Sessions At least one test session will be offered before the date of the VC webcast. Even if you have tested your equipment before, log in for a test session to confirm your computer and internet connection are working properly prior to the broadcast. Getting Help If you are having problems preparing your computer for use during a VC webcast, please feel free to contact us at for help or further information.

15 WEBCAST: TESTING By now everyone should have tested their webcasting capabilities and reported back to Kathleen Sanford via email. If you have NOT tested your webcasting capabilities you will be able to do so today, May 20, 2014, from 2PM-5PM.

16 WEBCAST: NIGHT OF For the night of the broadcast you will need to use a link which will be sent to you via email from Kathleen Sanford closer to the broadcast date. Be sure to Click on the link the night of the broadcast. Do not type in the link! Please note: This link will not be live until 6:15PM the night of the training-May 22, 2014. If you have any questions before the night of the broadcast, please feel free to contact Kathleen Sanford at 518-320-3738.

17 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: NIGHT OF If you experience technical difficulties on the night of the broadcast refer to the videoconference troubleshooting document sent to you by Kathleen Sanford. The Troubleshooting document can also be found on our website- Click on “For Trainers and Organizations”, then go to the “ Co-trainers” section. If you still have difficulties on that night and are at a site that has a media or technical services representative, please use their expertise. If you don’t have a media or technical services representative, please contact the Early Childhood Education and Training Program (ECETP)at: 518-408-3400 OR 518-474-2424

18 TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: NIGHT OF, CONTINUED After you have contacted ECETP and the technical problem cannot be remedied: 1.Send participants home and let then know they will be contacted with an alternate training date. 2.Contact Kathleen Sanford at 518-320-3738 the NEXT day to report the technical problems and reschedule. The ECETP will assist with technical issues and send a DVD of the broadcast for the rescheduled training. Conducting training using the handout materials is NOT an acceptable form of training


20 THANK YOU Thank you for joining us for this webinar and for doing all you do to make the Videoconference trainings a success!


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