Online: Evaluating Childhood Obesity Policy Impact in School Settings

This module addresses the evaluation of childhood obesity policy actions, highlighting school-level policies in particular. Learning objectives include: (a) identifying the status of the current childhood obesity epidemic and likely contributors, (b) describing a range of approaches to evaluate policy prevalence, using school policies and practices and examples, (c) identifying the importance of evaluating patterns in policy distribution and impacts, and (d) identifying a comprehensive policy evaluation webinar resource.
The development of this module was supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture -2012-70003-19985, PI: M. Laska.