Media Aware Child Care
Online STARS Training
 
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"Media Aware Child Care" is a STARS-approved* online training course developed and maintained by the University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition - Washington Active Bodies Active Minds (WAABAM). This course provides information for early childhood professionals on ways to reduce the amount of time children spend in front of screens.


Course Objectives

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

   1.  Explain to others why it is important to limit screen time for children.
   2.  Tell others about the guidelines for screen time for children.
   3.  Take home ideas on how to reduce screen time for children.
   4.  Talk to parents about limiting the screen time for children at home.


STARS Credits*

One STARS continuing education hour in Health, Safety & Nutrition can be earned by completing the Media Aware Child Care online training.


Cost

This online training is made freely available to early childhood professionals thanks to support from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Washington State Department of Health. 

 

Link to the online training

Other (in-service) training materials for you and your staff

 

*The State Training and Registry System (STARS) is a professional development system for child care providers in Washington State, overseen by the Department of Early Learning (DEL).


University of Washington Center for Public Health Nutrition • Washington Active Bodies Active Minds • tvhealth@u.washington.edu