ONE Step Colorado
5600 Greenwood Plaza Blvd, Ste 100 Greenwood Village, CO 80111
Valerie Steinmetz, Coordinator | Health Promotions
About the Program
The American Lung Association in Colorado’s ONE Step program provides Early Childhood Educators and organizations serving low income parents with training and resources on Asthma and Secondhand Smoke (SHS). Using health focused messaging about removing asthma triggers and environmental tobacco (including e-cigarette) smoke from their homes, this program will equip ECEs with the knowledge and confidence to educate parents about the dangers of Secondhand Smoke and how protecting their child’s health can be achieved in ONE Step.
COMING JANUARY 2019
ONE Step training will be available in person and online!
ONE Step training educates Early Childhood Educators (ECE) and organizations serving low income parents about the basics of asthma management, asthma triggers and ways to reduce asthma triggers, and the harms and common misconceptions of environmental aerosols from electronic smoking devices, tobacco, and marijuana smoke. Trainees will also learn how to communicate with parents in a non-threatening, health-focused way about how they can protect their children from secondhand smoke.
The benefits of this training include:
- Gain the knowledge and confidence to talk with parents about the effects of secondhand smoke
- Learn how to strengthen tobacco policies in your center/home or school
- Learn how to encourage “no smoking” policies in air shared by children at any time in any place
- Receive tips on how to open a conversation with parents about their tobacco use and the importance of
Contact ALAC to schedule and in person training