We will recruit volunteers in the community. I will design an motivational interview for the teens which volunteers will learn how to conduct to teens who participate in the program. We will get feedback on eating habits of 30 + teens and design a workshop to fit the needs of the teen community. Workshops will be one hour in length and conducted via zoom.
- Nutrition education program presented to Mercer Island High School in an after-school setting via zoom.
- Nutrition educator volunteers will receive the motivational interviewing skills needed to ensure a successful program.
- My team of nutrition educator, volunteers, will set up motivational interviews to assess students current eating habits.
- Nutrition educators will gather data on current teen eating habits and attitudes toward skipping breakfast, skipping meals, eating fast food and drinking soda.
- Nutrition educators will present three -one hour zoom workshops to teens from Mercer Island to help teach them better ways to create a healthier eating plan.
- Nutrition educators will follow up with a survey after each workshop to evaluate the attitude of the teens.
- Teenagers will conclude with a one-month task of tracking their soda intake and fast-food intake after the workshop to gage if the workshops changed teenager’s behavior.
Process Evaluation Questions
- Recruitment – Were enough participants recruited to make the program successful
- What recruitment procedures were used to recruit participants
- What were the barriers to recruiting teens?
- Did our logic model fit the philosophy of the program?
- Did we have enough volunteers?
- Did we have enough motivational interviewers
- Did we cover all of the content adequately?
- Were the participants engaged
- Did we have enough resources to reach the teenagers adequately?
- Was social media a good choice for this program. Was zoom an effective way to communicate with the age group.
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