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BMI and Online Adolescent Self-Management

Resource Topic: Special and Vulnerable Populations

Resource Type: Archived Webinar

Primary Audience: Clinicians

Language: English

Developed by: School-Based Health Alliance (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: The American Academy of Pediatrics and Bright Futures recommend screening adolescents annually for risks that can result in a negative impact on their life and health. Presenters share a quick and effective method to screen students for BMI and other health issues. They demonstrate an online tool–developed by The Marshall University West Virginia School-Health Technical Assistance Center–that can help you utilize UDS and CHIPRA measures for BMI, support your quality improvement efforts, and engage adolescents to begin the process of self-management toward a healthier lifestyle.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.