The Centre for Healthy Weights- Shapedown BC (CHW-SB)

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Overview

Shapedown BC is a family-centered cognitive behavioural weight management program that provides medical and psychosocial assessment, education and support to obese and overweight children and their families.

The CHW-SB program was based on the Shapedown program developed in the United States as a family-centered multidisciplinary program that includes cognitive, behavioral, affective and interactional techniques for obese children and their families.

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