Connect for Health is a program designed to support families with children ages 2-12 years old, and health professionals by providing:

Family

  • Tip sheets and handouts to encourage and support behavior change around weight-related behavioral targets;
  • Text messages to support parents as they work on making healthy behavior changes with their families.

Health Professionals

  • Electronic Health Record (EHR) enhancements to support best practices in clinical care for pediatric weight management;
  • Trainings for clinicians and health care teams to support adoption of the EHR tools and encourage evidence-based care for working with patients with overweight;
  • Twice-weekly educational text messages for parents to support healthy behavior change for families.