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Childhood Weight Control Program

The program focuses on modifying eating and activity behaviors to lose weight and become healthier. Parents and children learn fun ways to eat healthier and be more active, and parents learn ways to positively motivate their child to change their health behaviors.


Overweight 8-12 year old children and their parents.


Parents and children attend weekly, bi-weekly and monthly sessions over a six month period. An outcome evaluation is conducted after six months.


Dr. Leonard Epstein

Contact Information

Phone: 829-6697