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Table 1 Community Outreach Obesity Prevention Trial: Curriculum learning objectives

From: A randomized, home-based, childhood obesity intervention delivered by patient navigators

Session no. Theme Learning objectives:
1 Develop Rapport, Baseline Measurement; Explain 5-2-1-0 and Track Behaviors 1. Create rapport between family and navigator
2. Family will be able to explain the study process and purpose
3. Collect Baseline Data (Baseline measures)
4. Explain 5-2-1-0 concepts
5. Describe reasons for children’s growth patterns
6. Describe your own family health behaviors
7. Demonstrate how to keep track of behaviors and set goals
2 Nutrition: Focusing on family meals 8. Explain the structure for visits
9. Explain 5-2-1-0 : focus on 5
10. Describe 2 strategies for improving fruit and vegetable consumption
11. Demonstrate rule setting around eating and food choices
12. List a specific family challenge
13. Describe how to keep track of behaviors and set goals
3 Physical Activity: Introduction 14. Explain “5-2-1-0”: 1 hour or more of physical activity every day
15. Explain “5-2-1-0”: 2 hours or less recreational screen time per day
4 Being in charge and making changes 16. Describe a parent’s role during meal times
17. Explain concept of food neophobia
18. Describe use of differential attention (praising/ignoring)
5 Being a good judge of home health 19. Explain “5-2-1-0”: zero sugary drinks every day
20. Explain why a home health assessment is valuable
21. Compare PN and parent home health assessment results
6 Being focused on choices 22. Explain how to read food labels
23. Describe whole grains, fiber
24. Compare nutritional value of selected foods
25. Explain what lean protein means and what foods contain them
26. Describe low-fat dairy products and how to include in your meal planning
7 Grocery Store Outing 27. Demonstrate reading food labels
28. Demonstrate comparison shopping and calculate unit pricing
29. Describe ways to buy fruits and vegetables on a limited budget
8 Cooking Demonstration 30. Describe the method of preparing a new food or recipe(s)
31. List beneficial factors from new recipe(s)
32. Compare this recipes nutritional value to a similar but less nutritious form
33. Demonstrate kitchen skills required to prepare the recipe(s)
34. Plan a meal considering food preferences
9 Identifying barriers and Staying Motivated 35. Demonstrate exercising while delivering other objectives (walk during session)
36. Describe the common barriers to regular exercise
37. Describe the process of building motivation for physical activity
10 Creating a healthy home and effective directions 38. Describe how to set a home for success, eliminating food with little nutritious value, putting foods out of site
39. Explain how to give effective directions to your child
11 Family Support: Promoting healthy body image and discipline 40. Explain how we talk promotes and affects a healthy body image
41. Describe the use of time out and other discipline techniques
12 Nutrition: Fruits, Vegetables and Portion Control 42. Describe the importance of promoting fruits and vegetables with every meal
43. Explain the value of snacks and nutritional goals
44. Explain how to prepare healthy affordable meals
45. Demonstrate ability to prepare healthy affordable meals
13 Physical Activity: Overcoming Burnout or Motivating Self or PA 46. Explain what burnout means and how it can be avoided
47. Explain the importance of dealing with changing schedules
48. Describe ways to maintain focus but be flexible
14 Family Support: Finding support and putting it all together 49. List ways to include other family and friends
50. Demonstrate ability to blend all learned skills
15 Family Support: Planning Ahead and Problem Solving 51. Describe the home change experience
52. Explain efforts for home change
53. Describe methods to plan ahead for challenges
54. Describe problem solving skills and their use
16 Final Measures 55. Celebrate Success, Allow for Review and Reflection