Table 9

Summary of Sessions with Social Worker

    Elective Psychosocial Sessions

Taught at the discretion of the social worker and therefore may include but not limited to curriculum below

Timing and detail may be modified to meet individual needs

Month 3-24


Body image

Media and peer pressure

Teasing/bullying/social exclusion/stigmatization

Coping strategies and problem-solving

Increasing family time/activities/involvement

Increasing and enhancing family communication

Sustainable change

Increasing ownership and responsibility in study

Scheduling and time management

Financial constraints (cost-effective strategies for healthy living)

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