Training

3 TOP Star Training Options

Welcome to the online TOP Star training! The TOP Star training is comprised of six workshops about preventing childhood overweight. This training is approved for professional development credit: 5 hours of Licensing Credit, and Career Ladder Credit in Health and Safety, Level 1 and Levels 5-8.

Directions:

  1. Watch each TOP Star workshop.
  2. Download and complete each handout.
  3. Take the quiz.  Print the quiz for your records.
  4. After watching all the workshops, complete the homework assignment.
  5. Attach completed homework and printed copies of each quiz score, printed TOP Star certificate to the Professional Development Application; send to CCPDI to be awarded credit.

Providers interested in CEU credit will need to visit the Child Care Professional Development Institute Website to download the TOP Star homework assignment/ instructions.The process for awarding CEU credit will all be done through the Child Care Professional Development Institute.

Training Workshop 1:
Supersizing Our Children: Childhood Obesity


Launch Presentation

The goal of this workshop is to provide child care directors and staff accurate information and resources on the epidemic of obesity, how it is affecting children of young ages, and how child care providers can help make a difference.

Training Workshop 2:
Eat Right, Grow Strong: Nutrition for Young Children


Launch Presentation

The goal of this workshop is to provide child care directors and staff accurate information and resources on healthy eating habits and balanced nutrition for young children.

Training Workshop 3:
Moving Children to Good Health: Physical Activity for Young Children


Launch Presentation

The goal of this workshop is to provide child care directors and staff accurate information and resources to encourage physical activity among the children in their care.

Training Workshop 4:
Stepping Towards a Healthy Lifestyle: Personal Health and Wellness


Launch Presentation

The goal of this workshop is to provide child care directors and staff accurate information, resources, and tools to increase personal health through nutrition and physical activity.

Training Workshop 5:
Growing Healthy Kids Together: Working with Families to Promote Healthy Weight Behaviors


Launch Presentation

The goal of this workshop is to provide child care directors and staff accurate information and resources to promote healthy habits among families.

Training Workshop 6:
How to Support a Breastfeeding Mother: A Guide for Childcare Providers


Launch Presentation

The goal of this workshop is to provide child care directors and staff accurate information and resources so they can best support breastfeeding mothers whose babies are in their care.