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Healthy Weight & Your Child – DRAFT

HEALTHY WEIGHT & YOUR CHILD

1 in 6 kids has obesity in the United States. Busy families face many obstacles to making healthy food choices and being active together. We’ll help you learn how to work with your kids to live a healthier life.

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

Evidence shows that child weight-management programs are more effective when the whole family is involved and committed to adopting healthier habits. 

Healthy Weight and Your Child is a 15-week evidence-based weight management program to reclaim your family’s health through healthier eating habits and an active lifestyle. This program is designed with the whole family in mind, engaging a child and adult in education, healthy eating, and physical activity to elicit positive change and help families learn skills to live a healthier lifestyle long-term.

WHO IT'S FOR

The program is designed for kids ages 7 to 13 that carry excess weight. An adult must attend all sessions with the child, which provides opportunities for families to have fun, quality time by learning and playing together. 

The following must be met to participate in Healthy Weight & Your Child: 

  • Child must be 7-13 years old
  • Child must carry excess weight, with a body mass index of the 95th percentile or higher
  • Child must receive clearance from a healthcare provider or school nurse to participate in physical activity
  • Adult MUST attend all sessions with child

PROGRAM DETAILS

This program is free and open to the public. Topics covered include:

  • Goals and rewards
  • Moving and grooving as a family
  • Fats and sugars
  • Grocery store tour
  • Fabulous foods
  • Feeling good about me

SIGN UP TODAY

If you’re interested in participating in Healthy Weight & Your Child with your child to develop healthy habits for a healthier lifestyle, contact us to sign up today.

CONTACT US

CLINICIAN REFERRALS

If you’re a clinician and you believe your patient would benefit from participating in this program with their family, it’s easy to make a referral through our website. Fill out the referral form and clearance form and follow the instructions at the bottom to submit them.

REFERRAL FORM
CLEARANCE FORM