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The Child and Adult Meal Patterns in the CACFP

The Child and Adult Meal Pattern in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) online course.

Course Description

This online course describes the requirements for the child and adult meal patterns in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). This course was updated as of November 2018 and consolidated the child and adult meal patterns into one training.

  • Course Number: 714
  • Training Length: 60 minutes
  • Certificate: Yes
  • Target Audience: CACFP child and adult day care centers, CACFP day care home sponsors, and CACFP family child care home providers
  • Mandatory: No
  • Cost: Free
  • Date Recorded: December 2018

Online Course

Begin the The Child and Adult Meal Patterns in the CACFP External link opens in new window or tab. course.

Referenced Resources

The following resources are referred to throughout this online course:

Crediting

  • Crediting: 1 hour
  • Key Area: Nutrition (1000)
    • Training Topic: Menu Planning (1100)
      • Learning Objective: Plan menus that meet USDA nutrition requirements (1110)

Additional Information

For more information on the CACFP NMP, access the following resources:

Contact Us

If you have technical difficulties, please contact the Education and Nutrition Policy Unit by phone at 916-445-9127 for assistance. If child care centers and day care home sponsoring organizations have questions about the course content, please contact the CACFP NMP Team by email at NMP4CACFP@cde.ca.gov. If family child care home providers have questions about the course content, please contact your sponsoring organization.

Questions:   CACFP New Meal Pattern Team | NMP4CACFP@cde.ca.gov
Last Reviewed: Tuesday, June 25, 2019
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