Reinforce the Message
Following the 6-week program, obtain feedback from the cafeteria supervisors, students and principal about what went well and any lingering needs.
- Provide follow up OT coaching on an ongoing basis as needed. Visit the cafeteria routinely (e.g. every other week) to touch based with the cafeteria supervisors and find out how things are going. Observe interactions and solicit student input. Provide activity suggestions and support as needed. Maintain relationships.
- Provide monthly cafeteria newsletters for the cafeteria supervisors, teachers and parents. See Healthy Headlines newsletters.
- Be creative! Collaborate with cafeteria supervisors, teachers and students to do fun activities to sustain a comfortable cafeteria!