Available via: Univeristy of Idaho - Independent Study in Idaho
Independent Study in Idaho offers an on-line course taught by Laurel J. Branen, PhD, RD, LD, and Janice Fletcher, EdD from the University of Idaho. This course is specifically for those who want to learn more about feeding young children in group settings. Content in the course applies to young children who are birth through age 5. Group settings include Head Start and Early Head Start programs, preschools, and child care programs. This is an appropriate course for those who work directly with young children and those who consult with early childhood programs. The course is not intended for parents. The course, however, includes information and skill development for those who work with parents.
How is the course delivered?
This course is delivered on-line. Dr. Branen and Dr. Fletcher will be available to personally communicate with you regarding your learning needs, your project ideas, and your questions.
Will I earn college credit?
When you complete the course, you will earn one academic college credit from the University of Idaho.
Can I apply for a scholarship from IdahoSTARS to take this course?
Yes, this course is approved for training reimbursement scholarships for those enrolled in the IdahoSTARS Registry. You’ll need to pay for the training when you register and then submit a Training Reimbursement Scholarship form after completing the course.
Can I earn Continuing Professional Education credit?
You may earn 15 CPEs if you are a registered dietitian.
How much does the course cost?
The total cost of the course is $190. Readings for the course are embedded in the on-line course materials. You will not be required to purchase a textbook.