Child Health Regional Meetings–Spring

April 22, 2014, Plymouth Church of Christ, Plymouth
April 23, 2014, Western Chatham Senior Center, Siler City
April 24, 2014, Robeson County DSS, Lumberton
April 29, 2014, Haywood County Health Dept., Clyde
April 30, 2014, Stone Center, North Wilkesboro
May 1, 2014, Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis


Sponsors | Who should attend? | Agenda and handouts | Learning objectives | Continuing education/contact hours | Dates and locations | Registration | Cancellation and refund policies | More information

The Spring Child Health Regional Meetings will continue our DHHS focus on strategies to reduce the impact of childhood obesity, including the new nutrition guidelines, assisting families in identification and access to care for common mental health issues. Child health program updates will include guidance, tools, and reminders to assure compliance with programmatic requirements.


  • Children & Youth Branch, Division of Public Health, DHHS
  • Public Health Nursing and Professional Development, Division of Public Health, DHHS
  • The North Carolina Institute of Public Health, Gillings School of Global Health, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Who should attend these workshops?

The training content is appropriate for all local Child Health staff including healthcare providers (physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and Child Health Enhanced Role Nurses). 5.5 hours of nursing continuing education will be awarded. The full content for this training is approved for Child Health Enhanced Role Nurse continuing education hours for re-rostering.

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Agenda and handouts

The workshops will begin with Registration at 8:30 am, and the training content will run 9:00 am-3:45 pm with two short breaks and a catered lunch. The $35 tuition includes CEH, lunch and beverage breaks. Available handouts are listed below the session titles.

8:30 am

Child Health Program Updates


Strategies to Improve Child Health Clinic Efficiency and Revenue

12:15 pm

Physical Activity and You!

Working With Families To Reduce The Impact Of Childhood Obesity


Engaging Children and Families to Improve the Mental Health of Children

Educational Summary


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Learning objectives

  1. Describe how the Dietary Guidelines for Americans [DGAs] form the basis of Federal nutrition policy, education, outreach and food assistance programs used by consumers, industry, nutrition educators and health professionals.
  2. Implement the DGAs to provide sound evidence based advice on healthy eating and physical activity to clients, families; key stake holders and community leaders.
  3. Develop evidence based strategies for working with families to obtain and maintain a healthy weight.
  4. Partner with families and local stakeholders to foster and support environmental change in their communities that promote community wellness, healthy eating and physical activity.
  5. Describe the importance of recognizing concerns for anxiety in children and adolescents.
  6. Learn how to implement the Common Factors Approach (HELLPPP) to address a variety of psychosocial issues during a clinic visit.

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Continuing education/contact hours

5.5 hours of continuing nursing education credit will be provided through the Public Health Nursing and Professional Development (PHNPD) Unit in the Department of Health and Human Services.

PHNPD is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the North Carolina Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

Special Note: Nurse Licensees are required to attest to having completed one of several learning activity options during the preceding license renewal cycle and be prepared to submit evidence of completion if requested by the Board. Most of the learning activity options include continuing education activities related to the nurse’s practice. The Public Health Nursing and Professional Development Unit qualifies as an acceptable provider of continuing education as defined by the Board of Nursing for the Continuing Competence process.

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Dates and locations

April 22, 2014
Plymouth Church of Christ
905 Washington St, Plymouth, NC 27962

April 23, 2014
Western Chatham Senior Center, 112 Village Lake Rd., Siler City, NC

April 24, 2014
Robeson County DSS
120 Glen Cowan Road Lumberton, NC 28360

April 29, 2014
Haywood County Health Department
157 Paragon Parkway, Suite 800, Clyde, NC 28721

April 30, 2014
Stone Center, North Wilkesboro
613 Cherry St, North Wilkesboro, NC

May 1, 2014
Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis
300 Mooresville Road, Kannapolis, NC

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Fees: $35

Registration fee is due by April 8 for the April 22, 23 and 24 workshops. Registration fee is due by April 15 for the April 29, 30 and May 1. The tuition includes the CEH, lunch and beverage breaks. Important: All registration fees must be postmarked by the deadlines noted here or your registration will be CANCELED.



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Cancellation and refund policies

If you find that you cannot attend this course you must cancel no later than April 8 for the April 22, 23 and 24 workshops and April 15 for the April 29, 30 and May 1 workshops. Any cancellation received after deadline will be charged the full registration fee. All cancelations must be received in writing. You may send cancellations to Cherelle Whitfield at Substitutions from the same organization are allowed at any time with prior notification to

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More information

For more information, contact Hazel Moore, (252-341-6504) or Cherelle Whitfield, (919-843-9262).

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