Community Planning and Development: Community Planning

Advancing Public Health Practice

Duration: 
1/1/2007 - 1/30/2008
Collaborators: 
Maine Center for Diseaxe Control
Abstract: 

The goals of this cooperative agreement are to build and enhance the capacity of Maine State government, the University of Southern Maine, and Maine's public health systems to improve the health of Maine's population. Project goals objectives address 1) expanding and coordinating public health research and evaluation, 2) developing and piloting model program systems, 3)building human resource capacity for program performance, and 4) designing and delivering new education and training programs to support the developemnt of public health leadership and a more effective professional public health workforce.

Start Date: 
Mon, 2007-01-01
End Date: 
Wed, 2008-01-30
Legacy Muskie ID: 
4 728

Maine Food Stamp Nutrition Education Plan 2008

Duration: 
1/1/2007 - 1/30/2008
Abstract: 

The Maine Nutrition Network (MNN) Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE)Plan FY 08 consists of multiple projects that impact three main goals. These goals include sustaining a collaborative of state and local partners to accomplish innovative nutrition education program; support environments in which Maine children choose active lifestyles and make informed food choices that support optimal health; and provide opportunities for Maine adults to make appropriate food choices and have increased accessibility to food and physical activity choices that support optimal health. The Office of Integrated Access and Support and the Maine DCD collaborate with Muskie to effectively reach these goals through training and technical assistance to schools and communities that reach Maine people who are eligible to participate in the Food Stamp Program.

Start Date: 
Mon, 2007-01-01
End Date: 
Wed, 2008-01-30
Legacy Muskie ID: 
4 791

Physical Activity and Nutrition Program (PANP) Evaluation

Duration: 
1/1/2006 - 1/30/2007
Abstract: 

This project will consist of evaluation and data analysis activities to support the Maine Physical Activity and Nutrition Program (PANP) of the Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Serve as lead for design, planning, and evaluation of the program intervention to address obesity prevention, and provide technical assistance for and coordination of program evaluation activities with PANP staff, contractor for HMP evaluation, and key state partners.

Start Date: 
Sun, 2006-01-01
End Date: 
Tue, 2007-01-30
Legacy Muskie ID: 
3 491

Maine Food Stamp Nutrition Education Plan 2007

Duration: 
1/1/2006 - 1/30/2007
Collaborators: 
Office of Integrated Access and Support and the Maine Center for Disease Control
Abstract: 

The Maine Nutrition Network (MNN) Food Stamp Nutrition Education (FSNE) Plan for FY 07 consists of multiple projects that impact three main goals. The overall goals of this project include sustaining a collaborative partnership of state and local organizations to accomplish innovative nutrition education programs; supporting environments in which Maine children choose active lifestyles and make informend food choices that support optimal health; and providing opportunities for Maine adults to make acppropriate food choices and have increased accessibility to food and physical activity choices that support optimal health. The Office of Integrated Access and Support and the Maine CDC collaborate with Muskie to effectively reach these goals through training and technical assitance to schools and communities that reach Maine people who are eligible to participate in the Food Stamp Program.

Start Date: 
Sun, 2006-01-01
End Date: 
Tue, 2007-01-30
Legacy Muskie ID: 
3 890

Maine Nutrition Network

Duration: 
1/1/2005 - 1/30/2006
Abstract: 

Under the auspices of the Maine Nutrition Network (MNN), nutrition education projects are designed and implemented through collaborative partnerships with various community agencies, organizations and individuals. The goal of MNN projects is to create an environment where Maine adults and youth make informed food and physical activity choices that support optimal health. MNN projects, which are targeted to participants in the USDA Food Stamp Program, include nutrition training and support for teachers, a nutrition social marketing campaign and training and technical assistance for the Healthy Maine Partnerships as they create supportive environments in their communities. MNN also provides Network partners a forum for networking and opportunities to participate in professional development activities.

Start Date: 
Sat, 2005-01-01
End Date: 
Mon, 2006-01-30
Legacy Muskie ID: 
2 953

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