Module 6 uses Bright Futures as a framework to implement delivery of culturally and linguistically competent nutrition education and counseling to families and their children within the context of their culture and community.
The Bright Futures concept embraces a global view of health — one that includes not only prevention of morbidity and mortality, but also the achievement of a child’s full potential. It recognizes that the capacity for healthy child development is as important as the treatment and prevention of illness or injury.
Bright Futures acknowledges that the strengths and resources of the child, family, and community are essential to promoting healthy growth and development.
This module will:
Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
— The World Health Organization (WHO)