Café Prevention Introduces New Obesity and Tobacco Prevention
on: May 29, 2009, 4:05 am
Author: Melissa Haddow
MO -- CafePrevention.com announces the addition of two exciting,
affordable, and new prevention products – the Fit
for the Future Toolkit for preschoolers and childcare providers
and the tobacco education resource, Smoking Makes Me Ugly program,
for middle school students.
an effort to provide exceptional service, Community Partnership
will do their best to accommodate those who need the prevention
education resource order before June 30 for fiscal year deadlines.
Partnership has developed their business around creating and supplying
parents, schools, agencies and communities around the globe with
a wide variety of tested and innovative prevention strategies
and materials. Each product is both educational and eye-catching,
and will engage the target audience, whether they are pre-schoolers,
teens or adults.
Fit for the Future Toolkit is designed for children ages 3-5 and
childcare providers. The childhood obesity rate for children in
this age group has risen to 12.4%, and childcare providers offer
the perfect setting to teach about, and encourage, healthy eating
and physical activity habits. The kit includes a teacher’s
manual, training DVD, children’s books, a movement CD, as
well as games and activities to support children making healthy
from childcare teachers have been extremely positive, and evaluations
indicate the children are remembering what they learn and the
cooks are changing what they serve.
middle school students, Community Partnership is proud to unveil
the Smoking Makes Me Ugly DVD, a comprehensive youth tobacco
prevention program. The target ages of 10-12 years old were
chosen, as these are the ages the CDC has identified as at risk
to begin tobacco use.
educators and students themselves were responsible for the content
of the interactive DVD, and features include an animated tour
of the body, hosted by Cig Free, the talking cigarette, showing
how smoking affects teens; interactive lessons, including what
smoking does to the outward appearance, and accompanying handouts
and worksheets for teachers and students.
Makes Me Ugly is a new approach to an old problem and has been
enthusiastically received by teachers and student alike. Teachers
report the tobacco education and prevention DVD is unique and
unmatched by any other in its approach to educating middle school
youth about the hazards of smoking.
the Fit for the Future Toolkit and Smoking Makes Me Ugly DVD are
designed to deliver critical information in an engaging and affordable
format. CafePrevention.com is a community’s source for high
quality prevention materials designed to improve the health and
well being of youth.
Café Prevention is full of postcards, games, bookmarks,
door hangers, wallet cards and posters on substances of abuse
and teen resiliency. Many have chosen our large postcard format
over brochures, as they find it easier to read and it can be mailed
or handed out. For more information on these products, or to place
an order, please visit http://www.cafeprevention.com.
Melissa Haddow - Executive Director
330 North Jefferson Ave
Springfield, MO 65806