Of parents studied with overweight or obese children,
98% stated that pediatricians should provide dietary advice

In this series, health center care team members will learn from Children's Hospital Colorado lifestyle medicine specialists how to utilize effective communication strategies, address nutrition and physical activity guidelines, incorporate comorbidity screening, and when to make referrals to address childhood obesity.

PREVENTION AND TREATMENT OF CHILDHOOD OBESITY
IN PRIMARY CARE

COMMITMENT:
Five ECHO sessions held virtually
Wednesdays 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM MST
May 27 - June 24

AUDIENCE:
Care team members including medical and behavioral health providers, clinical support staff and related disciplines at health centers in Region VIII (CO, MT, ND, SD, UT, WY)

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  • ECHO SESSION 1

    Starting the Conversation of Child Weight in the Primary Care Setting

    May 27, 2020

  • ECHO SESSION 2

    Identifying Weight Related Medical Problems and Motivating Change

    June 3, 2020

  • ECHO SESSION 3

    How to Navigate Food and Activity Conversations with Families

    June 10, 2020

  • ECHO SESSION 4

    Resources and Referrals

    June 17, 2020

  • ECHO SESSION 5

    Putting it all Together: MI in Action

    June 24, 2020