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Youth in Transition Toolkit:


In(ter)dependent living

Daily life

Nutrition and meal preparation

Does the youth know how to plan for healthy eating, buy groceries and make meals?

  • Awareness: Understand basic concepts related to nutrition and meal preparation.
  • Exploration: Identify personal strengths, preferences, interests and needs related to nutrition and meal preparation.
  • Preparation: Practice skills related to nutrition and meal preparation.
  • Implementation: Manage nutrition and meal preparation as independently as possible.

Workplace readiness training

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LEARN: Develop your knowledge

Learn how to support youth in nutrition and meal preparation.

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DO: Work with youth

Find resources to help youth with nutrition and meal preparation.

Check out For tweens and teens from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for information and games that teach tweens and teens about the importance of nutrition and physical activity.

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