Youth Weight Status and Interventions

Health Educators from Washoe County Health District's Chronic Disease Prevention Program discuss information related to weight bias and offer communication tips and resources for health care providers.

Learning Objectives:

  1. List factors influencing childhood overweight & obesity
  2. Gain awareness of weight bias in the healthcare setting and build skills to mitigate it in the clinical setting
  3. Practice to address youth overweight and obesity in the healthcare setting, including promoting healthy eating and physical activity
  4. List resources available to help providers address healthy eating and physical activity among youth and their families.

Duration:  ~ 45 minutes 

Continuing Education Information:  None available

Created/Updated:  5/2017

Author(s):  Kelli Goatley-Seals, MPH, Nicole Alberti, MA

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