IN-PERSON/ LIVE WEBINAR TRAININGS
|CACFP Refresher Workshop||Topics include Center Record Keeping, Financial Management, Using the Web site, Menu Planning, Meal Pattern Requirements, Grains/Breads, Milk (requirements, portion sizes, and inventory), Corrective Action Responses, and Infant Feeding.||9 a.m.-
4 p.m. ET
|Indiana Gov’t Center South
302 West Washington St
Indianapolis, IN 46204
|Annual Sponsor Training||
A comprehensive course designed to provide annual training for returning CACFP sponsors, including the following lessons: Civil Rights, Meal Service Planning, Recordkeeping, Financial Management, Documentation, and Responsibilities, Maintaining a Nonprofit Food Service, and Program Oversight.
7 lessons totaling 4 hrs.
|Civil Rights Training||Required training on federal civil rights laws that are put in place to ensure all Child Nutrition participants have equal access to benefits and services.||30 min.||Civil rights forms|
|Meal Pattern Components|
|A quick review of creditable grain components, serving sizes for each age group, whole grain rich criteria, and cereal sugar limits.||25 min.||Cereal worksheet-English Cereal worksheet-Spanish
USDA grains policy
IN WIC approved foods
A quick review of creditable milk types by age, serving sizes, and milk substitutions.
|12 min.||USDA milk policy
Approved milk substitutes
|Meat/ Meat Alternative Component||A quick review of creditable meat/meal alternate components, the serving size requirements, crediting tofu, and yogurt sugar limits.||10 min.||USDA tofu/soy policy|
|Fruit and Vegetable Component||A quick review of creditable fruits and vegetables, serving sizes, and juice limitations.||10 min.||USDA fruit & veg. policy|
|Infant Meal Pattern||A comprehensive training that covers infant formula requirements, breast milk requirements, developmental readiness, introduction of solid foods, and infant documentation.||19 min.||Infant meal pattern
Individual feeding record
Infant menu template
|RECIPE: Role Modeling||A clip from the RECIPE for Growing Healthy Children on role modeling for children|
|RECIPE: Involve||A clip from the RECIPE for Growing Healthy Children on involving children in the meal service|
|Menu and Crediting Documentation||An overview of crediting documentation including menus, recipes, CN labels, product formulation statements, and nutrition facts and ingredients.
|15 min.||USDA CN & PFS policy
CN & PFS information
Food buying guide
|Special Dietary Needs|
|Accommodating Special Dietary Needs in CACFP||A review of requirements and guidance when accommodating special dietary needs.||30 min.|
|CACFP Performance Standards||CACFP Regulations require that all new and participating CACFP institutions meet and maintain compliance with the three Performance Standards; Financial Management and Viability, Administrative Capability, and Program Accountability. This course is designed to guide CACFP institutions to better understand the importance of the Performance Standards, the reason that they were developed, and the criteria used to determine compliance.||1.5 hrs.||Financial management
For questions about these training, contact: