•  Resource Types

  • Healthy Care for Healthy Kids Obesity Toolkit

    Healthy Care for Healthy Kids Obesity Toolkit

    A toolkit to assist primary care practice teams in providing coordinated, integrated and multidisciplinary services to both prevent obesity and improve care for children who are already overweight or at risk for becoming overweight.

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  • Next Steps: A Practitioner's Guide For Themed Follow-up Visits

    Next Steps: A Practitioner's Guide For Themed Follow-up Visits For Their Patients to Achieve a Healthy Weight

    Next Steps is a guide and flip chart for clinicians to aid in conversations with children and adolescents about reducing and managing weight.

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  • Obesity: Joining Forces for Healthier Communities

    Joining Forces for Healthier Communities

    This report focuses on the work of 10 teams from the Collaborate for Healthy Weight project and showcases six strategies for addressing obesity at the community level.

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  • Policy Opportunities Tool

    Policy Opportunities Tool

    This Policy Opportunities Tool identifies specific strategies that support healthy active living for children and families.

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  • Guide for Healthcare Professionals to Partner with Community Based Organizations

    Guide for Healthcare Professionals to Partner with Community Based Organizations

    This guide equips healthcare professionals with the tools to effectively connect and partner with local and state organizations involved in advocacy efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.

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  • Obesity: Community-Based Organization and Healthcare Professional Partnership Guide

    Community-Based Organization and Healthcare Professional Partnership Guide

    This guide teaches community organizations how to engage and partner with healthcare professionals in obesity advocacy work.

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  • Obesity: Advocacy Toolbox

    Advocacy Toolbox

    The Advocacy Toolbox is designed to assist healthcare professionals to advocate for healthy eating and active living for children and their families.

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  • Obesity: Advocacy Resource Guide

    Advocacy Resource Guide

    This guide provides tools and resources for healthcare professionals to plan and support their obesity advocacy work.

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  • Obesity: Building Healthier Communities

    Building Healthier Communities

    This report presents eight stories about healthcare professionals who participated in the Be Our Voice project and used their voices to advocate for policy changes designed to improve the health of children and families.

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    Healthy Weight Collaborative Action Kit

    Want to encourage healthy living in your community? This action kit is designed to help spread the lessons learned from the Healthy Weight Collaborative, a two-phase quality improvement initiative to promote healthy weight and health equity. Includes a library of informative videos and presentations from Collaborative action calls and Q&A sessions.

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    Find Your Legislator

    Advocate for policies that support healthy eating and active living for children and families in your community.

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  • CAN DO Playbook

    CAN DO Playbook

    The CAN DO Playbook is an interactive online guide that teaches motivated individuals and teams how to apply evidence-based strategies to address obesity prevention in their community by engaging primary care, public health and community leaders in this work.

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  • Online Advocacy Training Course

    Obesity Prevention Advocacy Training

    This interactive online advocacy training program teaches healthcare professionals how to advocate for obesity prevention policies that support healthy, active living for children in their communities.

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    Obesity Factsheets

    These Obesity Factsheets were created to provide national, state, and county-based data regarding childhood overweight and obesity prevalence and the environmental and behavioral factors that influence health. They are designed to make relevant population data more readily available to local advocates and decision makers.

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  • Technical Assistance Modules

    These modules were developed through monthly Technical Assistance Webinars for the Be Our Voice project sites.

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  • Advocacy Training Curriculum

    This curriculum provides everything you need to host and run your own in-person obesity advocacy training.

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  • ePlans to Promote Healthy Weight Use Cases

    ePlans to Promote Healthy Weight Use Cases

    The resource specifies the key elements and functions an electronic health record must have to support the effective use of healthy weight plans.

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  • Expert Committee Recommendations Implementation Guide

    Obesity and Overweight Recommendations Implementation Guide

    This resource from NICHQ’s Childhood Obesity Action Network (COAN) provides implementation guidance for the expert committee recommendations on the assessment, prevention and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity.

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