ASTPHND Annual Meeting June 2008. Purpose of Session. Provide overview of the Blueprint and application process Seed Grant Recipients will share their state dissemination strategies. Blueprint.
Improve the nation’s health by
integrating sound policy, programs,
resources, services, and messages
where individuals, children, adolescents, and
families make healthy choices about
eating and being physically activity.
Eating healthy and being active
are an integral part of
daily life for everyone.
Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services works in collaboration with many partners….
Schools & Childcare Messages
Families & Communities Healthcare
Susan S. Frost, MS, RD, LD collaboration with many partners….
Mission -to lead collaborative and sustainable efforts to support healthy eating and active living where South Carolinians live, learn, work play and pray.
Vision – A South Carolina in which healthy eating and active living are the pillars of healthy lifestyles in healthy communities.
Members – 700 members across SC
Partners - businesses, organizations, churches, schools, communities, cities, parks/recreation, individuals, agencies (SC Dept. of Health, SC Dept. of Education, SC Dept. of Transportation, SC Dept. of Agriculture)
4 Priority Areas collaboration with many partners….
Advocacy – Champion and advance local and statewide legislation, policy and funding that enhance healthy eating and active living
Communication – Create public awareness of healthy eating and active living
Training – Strengthen and sustain the capacity and infrastructure to address healthy eating and active living
Implementation – Guide and support the use of best and promising practices to address healthy eating and active living
OPTIONS FOR ACTION collaboration with many partners….
COMMUNITY collaboration with many partners….
Objective 1:Provide an environment supportive of active living.
Objective 2:Provide an environment that supports healthy eating.
Objective 3:Form local coalitions of concerned citizens and advocates to take action of overweight in communities.
Objective 4:Provide education to community members and decision makers about issues regarding healthy eating and active living.
Community - Objective 4 collaboration with many partners….
Provide education to community members and decision makers about issues regarding healthy eating and active living.
Provide education on the relationship between the built environment and health.
Incorporate Eat Smart, Move More messages throughout the community.
A Primer on Active Living for Government Officials
Improving Access to Healthy Foods: A Guide for Policy Makers
We Can! Energize our Community: Toolkit for Action
Smart Growth Toolkit
Neighborhood Scale Planning Tools to Create Active, Livable Communities
How to Create and Implement Healthy General Plans
Community Nutrition Networking Guide: Building Community Networks for Healthy Weight in the Carolinas
Children and Weight: What Communities Can Do About It
****Blueprint for Nutrition and Physical Activity: Cornerstones of a Healthy Lifestyle
2008 Obesity Prevention Summit collaboration with many partners….
$1,000 Facilitator and travel expenses for Summit
$1,000 Blueprint document and shipping
$2,000 Assistance with travel scholarship to those needing support to attend Summit
Total - $4,000
“Cornerstones of a Healthy Lifestyle Blueprint for Nutrition & Physical Activity”
Assure access to a healthy food supply and healthy food choices
Assure access to safe, affordable, convenient opportunities to be physically active
Bureau of Health Promotion
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
Fruit and Vegetable Nutrition Coordinator
Physical Activity Coordinator
Director of the Bureau of Health Promotion
MCH Bureau Director
MCH Data Resources Manager
Utah WIC Program Manager
Ogden WIC Clinic Director
State WIC Nutrition Coordinator and Blueprint Grant Administrator
Interview graduate student -
Hire Tim Stempel, MSW
“A little bit can go a long way” collaboration with many partners….
Laurie Eldridge-Auffant, MPH
Nutrition & Physical Activity Division
Alabama Department of Public Health
Develop Alabama’s Wellness Plan using the Blueprint (2007).
Provide a Wellness Conference to introduce the Plan and disseminate the Blueprint (2008).
Creation of the Alabama Wellness Coalition is a viable “growth” of the Seed Grant!
Key: Cornerstone of Collaboration
“A little bit goes a long way if partnerships are made along the way.”