Modules

Learn More about our Childhood Obesity Prevention and School Wellness Programs

Classroom

Creating a healthy environment for a child in school reaches far beyond the cafeteria and PE classroom. CATCH provides a classroom curriculum for each grade level that focuses on nutrition and physical activity. Through the CATCH Coordination Kit, CATCH also … Read More

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Family & Community

CATCH’s impact on children in multiple settings throughout their school is multiplied when messages are reinforced at home too. CATCH’s parent materials encourage parents to learn about teaching their children healthy living skills, becoming healthy living role models, and teaching … Read More

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Physical Education

The primary goal of CATCH’s Physical Education component is to increase the amount of moderate-to-vigorous activity (MVPA) children engage in during their PE time. CATCH PE encourages and supports the NASPE guideline of 50% MVPA. They also encourage students to … Read More

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Cafeteria (GO, SLOW, WHOA)

One of the ways in which CATCH supports child health is through nutritional coordination with school lunchrooms and other food providers. CATCH impresses on students key lessons about the nutritional value of various food groups. CATCH uses a stoplight model … Read More

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Sun Safety

Ray and the Sunbeatables™: A Sun Safety Curriculum created and developed by The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center and disseminated by CATCH® Global Foundation. This evidence-based curriculum educates children, parents and teachers about sun protection and promotes sun safety … Read More

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E-Cigarette Prevention

CATCH collaborated with researchers at Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health to create CATCH My Breath™, a prevention program specific to middle schoolers’ use … Read More

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CATCH MEND: Healthy Weight & Your Child

Healthy Weight and Your Child is a 12 month evidence-based program for children with obesity housed in YMCA’s across the country. CATCH has partnered with MEND (Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It!) to develop a curriculum specific to this program, separate … Read More

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