$12.00 [3.00 Continuing Education Credit Hours]
Course Number: #02-287
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a critical nutritional assistance program that has served as the nation’s first line of defense against hunger for low-income people. This intermediate level continuing education course provides information about how SNAP helps millions of people get the food that they need and improve nutrient availability. Past research on program operations and outcomes is summarized as well as ideas to strengthen and improve program quality. Finally, characteristics of SNAP participants are discussed along with ways to ensure access to the program.