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Pocket Guide to Pediatric Weight Management, 2nd Ed. (eBook)

The Complete Counseling Kit for Pediatric Weight Management (eBook)

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 $34.99

Nonmember Price $49.99


With a focus on behavior-change counseling, this turnkey 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 (TTM), also known as Stages of Change (SOC), 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.

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Release Date: December 1, 2015

ISBN: 978-0-88091-571-7

93 pages

SKU 571716e

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