Treatment-Intervention

A collection of resources about pediatric obesity assessment, prevention, and treatment-intervention.   Grantees, please send add-resource requests to Denise for approval.  Please include the name of your organization, the resource title, web link,  and category (choose one:  Assessment, Prevention, Treatment-Intervention).

Child Obesity Learning Module

Organization:

University of Minnesota

Web Address:

 http://www.epi.umn.edu/let

Description:

The Leadership, Education and Training (LET) Program in Maternal and Child Nutrition at the University of Minnesota provides graduate education and training and continuing education programs for Registered Dietitians, nutritionists and other health professionals who are interested in developing a specialization in maternal and child nutrition. The LET Program has contracted with leaders in the field of public health, maternal and child health and maternal and pediatric nutrition to develop web based curricula on maternal and child nutrition related topics. The Child Obesity Learning Module contains the following materials: Background information including a topic overview and literature review for instructors on the learning module topic; Overhead masters or slides prepared using PowerPoint that can be downloaded and reproduced for use in the classroom or clinical setting; Masters for handouts to be used in conjunction with the overheads and slides; Interactive learning strategies such as case studies and role playing activities; Ideas for additional learning activities or for more in-depth training; Sample examination or self-assessment questions.

Overweight Adolescent – Guidelines for Adolescent Nutrition Services

Organization:

University of Minnesota

Web Address:

http://www.epi.umn.edu/let/pubs/adol_book.shtm

Description:

Guidelines for Adolescent Nutrition Services is a comprehensive overview of nutrition issues of teens. Select topics covered in the book include: physical and psychosocial development, obesity, diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, eating disorders, sports nutrition and children with special health care needs. Chapter 7 focuses on the assessment, treatment and prevention of overweight among adolescents.

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