“We envision physicians mobilized as leaders in our communities across Nebraska finding solutions to the growing epidemic of childhood obesity.”

The mission of the Childhood Obesity Prevention Project is to mobilize and engage physicians as advocates in their practice, communities and for statewide policies to prevent overweight and obesity in Nebraska children. To carry out its mission, the Childhood Obesity Prevention Project will provide:

Education and Clinical Resources
Community Outreach
Policy Advocacy

Check out the Toolkit/Resources Section to Learn About:

Welcome to Foster Healthy Weight in Youth: Nebraska’s Clinical Childhood Obesity Model, where you will find the clinical resources and patient education materials to help you effectively address the childhood obesity epidemic in your practice and your community.

Nebraska’s Clinical Childhood Obesity Model was developed to assist healthcare providers to incorporate the Expert Committee Recommendations into practice. It is a comprehensive model which includes:

Healthcare Provider Toolkit
Pocket Reference Algorithm
Youth PA-N Assessment Form
Training Video
Office Posters
Patient Education Brochures

All of the Foster Healthy Weight in Youth clinical resources are FREE while supplies last. Click on the Materials Request Form to order. The resources are available in English and Spanish.