If you you would like to attend the MEND 7-13 CATCH Exercise event on these days, dates and times, please read the instructions below.
Details of dates, venue and location are provided on the right.
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January 11: CATCH physical activity - 8.00am-4.00pm
January 12: MEND Mind and Nutrition Day 1 Knowledge Transfer 8.00am-4.15pm
January 13: MEND Mind and Nutrition Day 2 Knowledge Transfer 8.00am-4.15pm
MEND 7-13 is a fun, effective and practical lifestyle solution focused on families with overweight or obese children. The key to its success is an integrated approach, combining all of the elements known to both treat obesity effectively and ensure long lasting results.
MEND 7-13 is comprised of 20 sessions that take place over 10 weeks. The exercise event will take participants through the structure and content of the CATCH activity program.
MEND Physical Activity Leaders MUST attend all three MEND 7-13 knowledge transfer days. MEND Mind and Nutrition Leaders are strongly advised to participate in MEND CATCH Exercise knowledge transfer however this is not mandatory.
IF YOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN THE MEND CATCH EXERCISE DAY YOU MUST HAVE COMPLETED MEND 7-13 MIND AND NUTRITION KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER DAYS AS WELL AS THIS COURSE.
You are required to participate in the practical sessions of this event, therefore please come dressed appropriately with loose clothing and trainers.
Please be aware that you will be asked to complete an assessment upon completion of the MEND 7-13 Mind and Nutrition and MEND CATCH events. The pass rate is 75%.
Lunch and refreshements will be provided.
If you require any further information about MEND please visit www.healthyweightpartnership.org or contact your local Programmer or your MEND Regional Coordinator.
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Healthy Weight Partnership, Inc
Since 2000 our team has developed, implemented and continually improved evidence-based weight management programs internationally, with a focus on children above a healthy weight and their families. As exclusive licensees of MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition… Do It!) programs in North America, we are part of the largest and most researched system of child weight management programs in the world. We work closely with community-based, public, private, non-profit and academic organizations to reach some of the neediest families and communities.
MEND programs are evidence-based and delivered to groups in communities. They include nutrition advice and physical activity, supported by behavior change techniques. Their core is typically 8–10 weeks, with maintenance and support for up to 2 years.