Table 5

Summary of Group Family Sessions

SESSION

ACTIVITY

EXPECTED OUTCOMES


1

Orientation Night

Chance for participants to meet REACH health care team and each other.


2

Grocery Store Tour

Dietitian runs this tour, help families learn to read labels, shop for healthy food within a budget


3

Jeopardy Night

Review what families have learned in a fun and (slightly!) competitive environment.


4

Cooking Class

Dietitian runs this cooking class. Chance for participants to learn how to cook easy, healthy meals.


5

Outdoor Activity

Have fun being active together outside


6

Community Center Activity Night

Have fun being active together as a family and with other participants


7

Inspirational Speaker

Motivate participants to continue to make and maintain healthy lifestyle changes


8

Potluck Dinner

Celebration after completing 2 years of the study. Chance for participants to bring some of their favorite healthy meals to share with each other.


Wilson et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:434   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-434

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