Friday, July 19, 2013

CU offers well body toolkit

The Behavioral Health and Wellness Program (BHWP) at the University of Colorado School of Medicine provides a number of free toolkits including the DIMENSIONS: Well Body Toolkit for Healthcare Providers. This toolkit is designed for a broad continuum of healthcare providers, including direct providers, administrators and healthcare organizations and educates about the importance of maintaining a healthy weight, motivational interviewing and skills for engaging in weight management conversations, assessing readiness for behavior change, and evidence based treatment options.

The Well Body Toolkit contains a variety of information and step-by-step instructions about:
•  Weight and health
•  Assessment and planning for change
•  Evidence-based treatments
•  Maintaining a healthy weight
•  Weight management resources

This toolkit, along with other resources including Tobacco Cessation toolkits and supplements for priority populations, are located on the BHWP website at http://www.bhwellness.org/resources-2/for-providers/.

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