Shapedown, a weight management program designed to help children and families improve their overall health is now offered through JPS Health Network.
Shapedown is a family-based child and adolescent weight management program designed and taught by registered dietitians and a physical therapist at JPS Health Network. The main goal of this program is to help families develop healthy, active lifestyles, and change habits that contribute to obesity. Topics include self-esteem, nutrition, and fitness.
Shapedown is free and fun. It is an interactive program that educates children and families through group activities and one on one time. Separate classes on similar subjects are provided for parents and or guardians who required to attend each session.
Shapedown is open to all children living in Tarrant County who are between the ages of 8 and 17. Participants in the program must have the following a signed consent form from the physician or nurse practitioner.
To receive an information package or to have a referral form faxed to your physician please contact the Shapedown Coordinator at the address below.
JPS HEALTH NETWORK
ATTN: MEDICAL NUTRITION
1500 SOUTH MAIN
FORT WORTH, TX 76104
To inquire about upcoming class dates and locations please call: 817-702-5884 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.