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Nutrition and physical activity curriculum for parents of "tweens"

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      • Office on Women’s Health,
      • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
      • www.womenshealth.gov/bodyworks
    • Background
      • Parents and caregivers play an important role in shaping the nutrition and physical activity patterns of their children
      • Children and adolescents are less likely to be overweight or obese if their parents maintain a healthy weight
      • Parent participation in childhood obesity prevention programs has been shown to have a positive effect on program success
    • BodyWorks Program
      • Purpose:
      • To provide parents/caregivers with tools & strategies to improve family eating and activity habits
      • To support adolescent boys and girls in reaching and maintaining a healthy weight
      • To prevent obesity among adolescent boys and girls
      • Primary audience
      • Parents and caregivers of adolescent boys and girls
      • Secondary audiences
      • Adolescent boys and girls
      • Other family members
    • MAIN MESSAGES Healthy teens become strong adults
    • MAIN MESSAGES Parents are an important influence on their children’s eating and activity habits
    • MAIN MESSAGES Change takes time — begin by taking a few small steps
    • BodyWorks
      • HHS’ developed parent-focused program after two years of formative research
      • Introduced in 2006
      • Led by trained facilitators
      • Ten parent-focused sessions, 90 minutes each
      • Girls/boys come to two sessions with parents/caregivers
    • Community-Based Approach to Distribution
      • Trainers are trained in one-day small group sessions to:
        • Promote the program
        • Recruit parents and caregivers
        • Facilitate 10-session program with parents and caregivers
        • Train others to be trainers
      Office on Women’s Health 10 OWH Regional Offices Community-based organizations, health professionals, hospitals/clinics, faith-based organizations, and other non-profits Parents/Caregivers Teens Families
    • States with BodyWorks Trainers
    • Partners and Collaborators
      • Action for Healthy Kids
      • Alliance for a Healthier Generation
      • American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences
      • BCBS of Michigan (Building Healthy Communities)
      • General Mills Foundation and Community Action Plan
      • GirlTrek
      • Latino Health Access
      • National Association for Health & Fitness
      • National Association for Health Education Centers
      • National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
      • Obesity Action Coalition
      • Seattle BodyWorks Coalition
      • U.S. Mexico Border Health Commission
      • Virginia Department of Health (CHAMPION)
      • Program Components
      • Parents/families
      • BodyBasics (Parent’s Guide)
      • Food and Fitness Journals
      • Weekly Planner (magnet)
      • Recipe Book
      • Shopping List
      • DVD on Shopping & Cooking
      • Boys/Girls
      • For Teens and For Guys Magazines
      • Food and Fitness Diary
      • BodyBasics/
      • Fundamentos
      • Format:
      • Magazine style publication for visual appeal
      • Purpose:
      • Provides health information, strategies for healthy eating and regular physical activity
      • Explains how to use the toolkit
      • Lists resources for families
      • Food and Fitness Journals/Diario de Comidas Y Actividades Fisicas
      • Family members to record meals, snacks, activities, and emotions to identify eating and activity habits
      • Checklist in BodyBasics helps parents review journal entries
      • Goal-setting chart in diaries
      • Recipe Book/ Platillos Latinos
      • Purpose:
      • To provide families with easy, low-cost recipes for meals and snacks
      • To reinforce nutrition and cooking information featured in BodyBasics
      • Weekly Planner/
      • Plantificador Seminal
      • Format:
      • Refrigerator magnet write-on/wipe-off board with pen
      • Purpose:
      • To help parents/ caregivers plan meals, snacks, physical activities
      • Shopping List/Lista de Compras
      • Format:
      • Pad with checklists
      • Purpose:
      • To help parents/ caregivers plan shopping trips and choose healthier options
      • BodyWorks For Teens and For Guys
      • Magazine-style publications for girls and boys (9 to 14)
      • Publication content
      • Self-assessments, quizzes, games, interviews
      • Goal-setting tools
      • Teen writers/illustrators
      • Formative research
      • Literature review
      • Health behavior change theory
      • Focus groups
      • Train-the-Trainers Guide
      • One day training
      • Appendices
        • A. Training Tips
        • B. Behavior Change
        • C. Resources
      • Training Manual for Parents
      • Lesson plans for 10 sessions
        • Behavior Change
        • Healthy Eating
        • Physical Activity
        • Setting Goals and meal planning
        • Shopping for meals
        • Advocacy
        • Media Influences
      • For Guys Training Guide Addendum
      • Background
      • Including Boys & Girls in BodyWorks Sessions
      • Tips for Facilitating BodyWorks & Boys
      • Assessing Parenting Styles
      • Websites: Teens’ Health & Behavior
      • Your Teens & Stress
      • Reading List for Parents
      • Suggested Websites for Parents with Boys
      • Media & Boys: What Parents Can Do
      • Emotional Eating Case Study
      • Screen Time Case Study
      • Your Environment
      • Websites For Guys with Ads
      • Key Areas of Adolescent Development & Learning
    • BodyWorks Program Support
      • Bodyworks Web site
        • www.womenshealth.gov/bodyworks
          • Find trainers, trainings, programs
          • Planning and promotion tools for trainers
      • BodyWorks Listserv
        • Self-subscribed, moderated
      • Update Newsletter
        • Quarterly
    • BodyWorks Program Support
      • Technical Assistance
        • One-on-one follow up with new trainers
        • New trainer orientation packet
        • Program planning assistance
        • Regional trainer conference calls
        • Regional Trainer Advisory Panel
        • [email_address] - public inquiry
    • National BodyWorks Evaluation Objectives
      • Evaluate impact on knowledge, awareness, attitudes, and practices of parents and girls regarding nutrition and physical activity
      • Determine the most effective strategies for successful implementation of BodyWorks
    • Key Findings
      • BodyWorks significantly changed parent intentions, motivation, and immediate behavior.
      • Girls responded positively to their parents/caregivers’ participation in BodyWorks .
      • Once enrolled in the 10 session program, 70 % of parents stayed for the full program. We are continuing to increase the number of parents taught.
      • BodyWorks led to an initial, effective train-the-trainer process; it was more effective in recruiting other trainers than in recruiting parents/caregivers.
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    • National BodyWorks Evaluation Disseminating the Results
      • Final Report complete
      • Executive Summary distributed
        • BodyWorks Trainers
        • Partners
        • Steering Committee
        • Federal partners
      • Results disseminated at conferences & exhibits
      • Questions?
      • [email_address]