upcoming events

December
14

EPIC Refresher Training: Community Health Services (CHS)

December 14, 2018
/ 8:30 am
/ CHS - 500 Albany Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl's Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) team will be providing a review of the its program, as well as tips for pediatric providers on how to identify next steps for action after attending the CHDI EPIC module, which include:

1. Learn how to counsel all families on best practices for babies to grow up at a healthy weight
2. Recommend responsive approach to feeding infants and young toddlers
3. Identify opportunities to modify obesogenic behaviors leading to abnormal weight gain in the first two years of life
4. Identify maternal and child risk factors for developing obesity
5. Identify community resources available for at-risk children and families

Additionally, providers will be given information on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 project for their consideration.
January
17

“Dinner and Story” Event at the Women’s League Child Development Center

January 17, 2019
/ 5:00 pm
/ 1695 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with fun ways to get active and have fun with music. Join us for a toddler music and movement activity, a story, and dinner. Registration is required for this event. For more information, please contact Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org. We hope to see you there!
January
29

Community Outreach Worker Training: WIC Staff

January 29, 2019
/ 1:00 pm
/ 131 Coventry Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl's SCOR team will be conducting a training to community outreach workers from local community organizations with the following training objectives:

1. Promote responsive feeding practices
2. Promote breastfeeding
3. Provide appropriate messages for formula feeding babies
4. Encouraging appropriate introduction of healthy complimentary foods
5. Shape healthy food preferences, including avoidance of added sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages
6. Promote good infant sleep habits
7. Promote daily physical activity
8. Minimize screen time and sedentary behavior

Past Events

December
04

Community Outreach Worker Staff Training – Family Life Education

December 04, 2018
/ 1:00 pm
/ 75 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl's SCOR team will be conducting a training to community outreach workers from local community organizations with the following objectives:

1. Promote responsive feeding practices
2. Promote breastfeeding
3. Provide appropriate messages for formula feeding babies
4. Encouraging appropriate introduction of healthy complimentary foods
5. Shape healthy food preferences, including avoidance of added sugars and sugar-sweetened beverages
6. Promote good infant sleep habits
7. Promote daily physical activity
8. Minimize screen time and sedentary behavior
December
03

EPIC Refresher Training: Burgdorf Primary Care Center

December 03, 2018
/ 12:00 pm
/ Burgdorf Primary Care Center, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl's Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) team will be providing a review of the its program, as well as tips for pediatric providers on how to identify next steps for action after attending the CHDI EPIC module, which include:

1. Learn how to counsel all families on best practices for babies to grow up at a healthy weight
2. Recommend responsive approach to feeding infants and young toddlers
3. Identify opportunities to modify obesogenic behaviors leading to abnormal weight gain in the first two years of life
4. Identify maternal and child risk factors for developing obesity
5. Identify community resources available for at-risk children and families

Additionally, providers will be given information on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 project for their consideration.
November
26

“Dinner and Story” Event at the Hartford Public Library

November 26, 2018
/ 6:00 pm
/ 500 Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program, in partnership with Hipnotic Hoopla, will provide families with fun ways to get active with little ones and highlight the power of play. Join us for fun hula hooping activities, including games, music, a story, and dinner. Registration is required for this event. To RSVP, please contact Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org. We hope to see you there!

November
26

EPIC Refresher Training: Community Health Center (CHC)

November 26, 2018
/ 12:00 pm
/ CHC, Hartford
The Kohl's Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) team will be providing a review of the its program, as well as tips for pediatric providers on how to identify next steps for action after attending the CHDI EPIC module, which include:

1. Learn how to counsel all families on best practices for babies to grow up at a healthy weight
2. Recommend responsive approach to feeding infants and young toddlers
3. Identify opportunities to modify obesogenic behaviors leading to abnormal weight gain in the first two years of life
4. Identify maternal and child risk factors for developing obesity
5. Identify community resources available for at-risk children and families

Additionally, providers will be given information on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 project for their consideration.
November
20

EPIC Refresher Training: Pediatric Health Associates, Office of Dr. Dhingra

November 20, 2018
/ 12:00 pm
/ 576 Farmington Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl's Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) team will be providing a review of the its program, as well as tips for pediatric providers on how to identify next steps for action after attending the CHDI EPIC module, which include:

1. Learn how to counsel all families on best practices for babies to grow up at a healthy weight
2. Recommend responsive approach to feeding infants and young toddlers
3. Identify opportunities to modify obesogenic behaviors leading to abnormal weight gain in the first two years of life
4. Identify maternal and child risk factors for developing obesity
5. Identify community resources available for at-risk children and families

Additionally, providers will be given information on the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Part 4 project for their consideration.
October
29

Toddler and Me Yoga Event

October 29, 2018
/ 2:00 pm
/ UTC Family Resource Center, Connecticut Children's Medical Center
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program, in partnership with WHY Outreach, Inc., will teach families about the benefits of yoga for parents and toddlers. This beginner-level class is only available to families with children under the age of four. Participants are asked to wear comfortable clothing. Due to space limitations, there will only be 10 slots available, so registration is required. To RSVP, please contact Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org. We hope to see you there!
September
26

Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Family Celebration

September 26, 2018
/ 10:00 am
/ Connecticut Children's Medical Center, UTC Family Resource Center
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will be hosting a free event for Hartford families with young children on Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 10:00 am! Come to enjoy many activities, including a puppet show, baby and me yoga, a story walk, herb planting, healthy snack preparation, and much more!

Registration is required. RSVP the number of attendees from your organization to Lori DiPietro at ldipietro@connecticutchildrens.org no later than Wednesday, September 19, 2018. A special thanks to our partners—Connecticut Children’s Clinical Nutrition team, KNOX, the Hartford Public Library, the Hispanic Health Council, and WHY Outreach, Inc—for joining us in this celebration!
August
25

Maternal and Infant Outreach Program (MIOP) Baby Olympics Event

August 25, 2018
/ 10:00 am
/ Cronin Playground, Groton Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with tips to get their children loving healthy foods from an early age, including infant feeding guidelines by age and a nutrition education magazine titled Chop Chop Sprout.

August
24

Hartford WIC Breastfeeding Celebration

August 24, 2018
/ 1:00 pm
/ Parker Memorial Family Center
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with tips to get their children loving healthy foods from an early age, including infant feeding guidelines by age and information on breastfeeding.
August
17

Family Life Education Annual Family Celebration Event

August 17, 2018
/ 9:30 am
/ 57 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide a variety of activities at this event to encourage children to love healthy foods, including a demonstration for parents on making homemade baby food and introducing solid foods, as well as a book reading on picky eating titled “I Will Never Not Ever Eat a Tomato” by Lauren Child. Additionally, SCOR is hosting WHY Outreach, Inc. to provide a free “Baby and Me” yoga class for mothers with children ages 12 months and younger who attend this event.
August
10

Southside Family Center 3rd Annual Health and Wellness Fair

August 10, 2018
/ 10:00 am
/ 35 Groton Street, Hartford, Connecticut
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with tips to get their children loving healthy foods from an early age, including infant feeding guidelines by age, a nutrition education magazine titled Chop Chop Sprout, and information on breastfeeding. The program will also offer hands-on activities for children on healthy eating.
August
01

World Breastfeeding Week Celebration

August 01, 2018
/ 11:00 am
/ Hartford Hospital Outdoor Corridor
The Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (SCOR) Program will provide families with information on breastfeeding and recommended infant feeding guidelines by age. Additionally, the SCOR Program will provide fruit popsicles to breastfeeding mothers and their families who attend.