Welcome to The Center for Child Obesity.

For Families


For Health Professionals


Here you can:

Learn about SHAPEDOWN, for over 30 years, the nation's leading Weight Management Program for Children and Teens.

Request a referral to a SHAPEDOWN Provider in your area.

You can also order SHAPEDOWN training books for your family.

Click HERE to begin.


Here you can learn about the programs and services we offer to support your child obesity care:

Intervention – SHAPEDOWN – For over 30 years, the nation’s leading Weight Management Program for Children and Teens.

Prevention – Just for Kids! is an obesity prevention an health education program for young people.

Training - Advanced Clinical Education in Child and Adolescent Obesity on convenient DVD's.

Assessment - My Family Profile is a computerized biopsychosocial assessment instrument.

For Famillies - Learn About Child Obesity and the SHAPEDOWN Weight Management Program Health Professionals  - Learn about Child Obesity Intervention, Prevention, Training and Assessment Tools to Support Your Child Obesity Care