When a child struggles with their learning, behavior, performance, weight or overall health, the impact is felt heavily by the parents or caregivers. Many times, parents seek help from tutors, coaches, counselors or medications. However, in many cases the solution is easily found through changes in lifestyle, exercise, attitude and nutrition.
Research confirms that to effectively impact the health of a child, change needs to begin at home with the parent or caregiver themselves. Based on this fact, Dr. Sears’ L.E.A.N. Workshops focus on educating and empowering parents and caregivers which can dramatically improve the health of the child and the entire family.
Coaches who are certified to teach families have the ability to choose between two workshop formats to find a delivery method that best fits their need or situation.
Comprehensive classes designed to be taught over several weeks in three, 2-hour or six, 1-hour workshops. >>Learn More
Condensed version of L.E.A.N. Start that briefly touches on each topic and is designed to be taught as a one time, 2-hour workshop. The condensed nature of L.E.A.N. Essentials makes it perfect for busy parents who don’t have the time or aren’t ready to make a longer, six week commitment. >>Learn More
The primary audience for L.E.A.N. Start and Essentials workshops are parents and caregivers of children ages 3-12. All L.E.A.N. workshops are designed to be highly interactive with hands-on activities, group discussion, comprehensive workbook, humorous DVD, and child’s activity book. Individuals who are certified to teach Dr. Sears L.E.A.N. Start and L.E.A.N. Essentials workshops have the training, tools and resources to come alongside families and share:
- Fun and easy to implement tools and information
- Sustainable strategies that help families develop a lifetime of health
- Recipes that make nutrition easy, fun and affordable
- Innovative ideas and activities that keep kids moving
- Which foods are best for growing kids
- Easy label reading techniques
- What might be making family members sick
- Which ingredients can affect behavior, concentration and energy levels
- And much, much more!
L.E.A.N Start and Essential workshops are appropriate to be taught in many different settings including:
- Mom’s groups
- Medical facilities
- Community Centers
- Workplace wellness programs
- And more!
In addition to learning how to teach in a workshop format, you will also learn how to tailor your presentation to your audience and how to work one-on-one with parents or families with services such as:
Ease parent’s stress by going through their pantry with them to identify foods that may not be healthy for their family. During this one-on-one home consultation coaches will interact with family members to teach them:
Traffic Light Eating stickers and shopping lists make this a fun activity for everyone and help families as they continue on the path toward better health. Both parents and kids will enjoy and benefit from this fun, interactive consultation.
Health Substitute Cooking / Recipe Revamp
Parents don’t need to get rid of all their family recipes! Instead, show them simple substitution alternatives to transform a family favorite into a healthy family favorite! Cooking healthy doesn’t have to mean compromising great taste. Families will will be amazed when you share healthy substitution secrets with them!
Shopping Trip Consults
Aisles and aisles of choices at the grocery store can be intimidating. Each product claims that it is healthy, but is it? Who and what should you believe? Certified L.E.A.N. Coaches can make shopping healthy easy for families by going on a Smart Shopping trip with them to help navigate the aisles. During your time together you will teach them:
Online Training & Certification
Become a coach in just six weeks through the interactive online instructor Training and Certification program that utilizes the latest technology to help you get the most from your learning experience. The flexible schedule each week allows you to complete your coursework and activities at times that are most convenient for you.
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