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The Complete Counseling Kit for Pediatric Weight Management

Jodie Shield, MEd, RDN, LDN; Mary Catherine Mullen, MS, RDN, LDN

This counseling kit offers a variety of resources to educate and motivate overweight and obese children, teens, and their families to make positive lifestyle changes.

Member Price $25.49

Nonmember Price $37.49


With a focus on behavior-change counseling, this turn-key kit features strategies, counseling plans, and client educational materials specifically designed for registered dietitian nutritionists and other health care providers working with youths ages 2 to 18 classified as overweight or obese, and their parent and caregivers.

The Counselors' Guide includes updated Pediatric Weight Management Evidence-Based Nutrition Practice Guidelines and addresses various behavior-change strategies, including goal setting, contracting, reinforcement, self-monitoring, stimulus control, cognitive restructuring, and relapse prevention. Two counseling approaches are featured: the Transtheoretical Model, also known as Stages of Change, and Motivational Interviewing.

The client education materials include 53 fact sheets and worksheets, and a tracking tool that can be printed on demand or downloaded to electronic devices and used when counseling overweight or obese youth and their families. These materials may be used in a variety of settings, such as outpatient clinics, private practice, and group weight-management programs.

CPEU: 4.0 (valid until 2/15/2025)

Sample pages include the Table of Contents, Foreword, Introduction and sample chapter pages.

Release Date: December 1, 2015

ISBN: 978-0-88091-016-3

330 pages

SKU 571716

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