Lessons Learned from Incorporating a Text Message Based Program in Elementary Schools
12:30 p.m. EST Jan. 28
Laryessa Worthington, MS RD LDN and Nicole Finkbeiner, Ph.D., University of Maryland Extension
This session will describe the program design, logistics, implementation and evaluation for Text2BHealthy, a text message-based obesity intervention intended for low-income parents of elementary school students. Attendees will learn about the evolution of this program, including challenges, obstacles and modifications that have occurred throughout the four years of Text2BHealthy's implementation. Presenters will highlight lessons learned related to both programming and evaluation and will provide suggestions for adapting Text2BHealthy in various settings.
7701 Las Colinas Blvd., Ste. 800, Irving, TX 75063