hEALTH AND NUTRITION EDUCATION SERVICES for FAMILIEs / childcare providers / ECE / healthcare providers 

SCHOOLS

All components of the Back in Whack programsare based on scientific evidence. Click HERE to see the science behind the key eating and lifestyle habits in the program. Click HERE to see the science behind the behavioral change methods utilized in the program. 





SCHOOL CARE PLAN FOR OVERWEIGHT AND OBESE STUDENTS


Positive Patterns for Life, LLC has a school care plan for overweight and obese children and teens. However, this is not just any ordinary school care plan. The care plan includes an intervention program called Back in Whack Health Habits Pack, which is an evidence-based program that effectively helps youth adopt healthier habits and achieve a healthier weight.  


The School Care Plan Starter Kit includes 2 sets of educational DVDs and 1 CD with the following downloadable materials:

  • School nurse program orientation and training;
  • School care plan and documentation form;
  • Health habits assessment tool;
  • BMI letter for parents;
  • Program introduction letter for parents;
  • Parent-Youth contract;
  • Student-Nurse program contract; and
  • Resource folder for school nurses.

The starter kit also comes with 5 Back in Whack Healthy Habits Student Packs. Each student pack includes the following materials:

  • Back in Whack Healthy Habits student manual;
  • Goals chart with achievement stickers;
  • Journal (for teens) or Storybook Journal (for school age children);
  • Bracelet; and
  • Mighty Messages pocket cards (for teens) or poster (for school age children).


This school care plan and intervention program are easy to implement and easy to use. Click HERE to download the School Care Plan Order Form. 






















NEED  A PRESENTER FOR A STAFF TRAINING, CONFERENCE, CAMP, OR RETREAT?


Positive Patterns for Life, LLC has a Certified Health Coach (CHC) who specializes in childhood/family nutrition and lifestyle habits education. Laurie Jean Ellis, MS, BSN, RN, CHC has provided staff education for organizations and companies. She as been a presenter at regional, state and national conferences. Laurie has presented healthy lifestyle trainings at retreats, summer camps, and seminars. Laurie's presentations are full of fun hands on activities, insightful self-discovery exercises, engaging group interaction combined with loads of useful, easy to understand information. Are you interested in hiring Laurie for a staff training, conference, camp, or retreat? Go to Contact Us and send a message presenting your training needs.

PEDIATRIC WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CLASS FOR GROUPS

Has your school's staff (i.e. school nurse, health and nutrition educators, counselors) been thinking about putting together a class for overweight youth? Positive Patterns for Life, LLC has group-based program format for the Back in Whack pediatric weight management program. This program format is a 12-week weight management class for groups which comes with a set of educational DVDs, a facilitator's guide, participant manuals, and backpacks filled with program materials for youth. The program is easy to use and is loaded with fun interactive activities that engage youth in the program and make them want to keep coming back for more.  Click HERE to learn more about Back in Whack's weight management class for groups.