Multifaceted Program Helps Pediatricians Screen for Maternal Depression and Assess Infant Crying and Toilet Training, Enhancing Their Ability to Prevent, Identify, and Address Cases of Potential Child Abuse
A multifaceted program called Practicing Safety helps pediatricians become more effective in screening for potential child abuse and providing support and other services to prevent such abuse.
Policy and Practice Changes Encourage Schools to Promote Behavior Change in Students, Leading to Better Physical Fitness
As part of a larger statewide, collaborative initiative targeting four key settings, a pediatric health system promotes policy and practice changes in schools and school districts, leading to increased efforts to promote healthier behaviors and to improvements in physical fitness among students.
Policy and Practice Changes in Childcare Settings Promote Healthy Eating and More Physical Activity in Children
As part of a larger statewide, collaborative initiative targeting four key settings, a pediatric health system promotes policy and practice changes in childcare settings, leading to enhanced provider knowledge, policy changes within childcare centers, and improved health-related behaviors in children.
Statewide Initiative Combines Policy, Practice-Based Changes, and Social Marketing to Produce Positive Behavior Changes, Help Halt Increase in Childhood Obesity
A statewide initiative combining policy and practice change—supported by tools, technical assistance, and social marketing—has led to favorable behavior changes that have helped to halt the increase in overweight/obesity among Delaware children and youth.
Policy and Practice Changes Encourage Primary Care Providers to Promote Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Youth
As part of a larger statewide, collaborative initiative targeting four key settings, a pediatric health system promotes policy and practice changes in primary care, leading to increased support by providers in helping youth adopt healthier behaviors.
Nemours Health & Prevention Services: 5-2-1-Almost None Online Resources
This Web page provides programs and materials for organizations and families to incorporate the 5-2-1-Almost None message.
Nemours Health & Prevention Services: Publications
This Web page from Nemours Health & Prevention Services offers free downloads of their published materials regarding overweight children, emotional health, and public health promotion.
Make School a Moving Experience: Tools & Resources
This Web page includes many tools that staff can use to implement the Make School a Moving Experience initiative at their school.
As part of the Nemours Foundation's Center for Children's Health Media, the KidsHealth Web site provides parents, kids, and teens with easy-to-understand information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.