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Western Upper Peninsula Health Department

  • Project Title: CATCH-UP Project
  • Grant Period: 2012-2015
  • Program Representative Interviewed: Ray Sharp, Community Health Promotion Division
  • Location: Hancock, MI
  • Program Overview: This program uses the Coordinated Approach to Child Health (CATCH) curriculum to address childhood obesity. The curriculum includes activities to promote physical activity and well-balanced nutrition in school settings. CATCH-UP provides the curriculum to the schools through teacher training and support to the school district. This program also establishes or revitalizes comprehensive school health and wellness teams composed of administrators, students, parents, and other community leaders and members.

Theories, Models, and Strategies Represented by this Program: