Journal article

Promoting Confident Body, Confident Child in community child health: A mixed-methods implementation study

Lyza Norton, Laura M Hart, Francoise Butel, Susan Moloney, Narelle O'Connor, Vicki Attenborough, Shelley Roberts

Health Promotion Journal of Australia | WILEY | Published : 2021


OBJECTIVE: To evaluate population-level implementation of Confident Body, Confident Child (CBCC); an evidence-based program providing parenting strategies to promote healthy eating, physical activity and body satisfaction in children aged 2-6 years; with community child health nurses (CHNs). METHODS: This study utilised an implementation-effectiveness hybrid design, with dual focus on assessing: (a) CBCC implementation into Child Health Centres at a regional health service in Queensland, Australia (process evaluation); and (b) CBCC's effect on CHNs' knowledge and attitudes (outcomes evaluation). Process (CBCC reach, dose, fidelity) and outcome data (CHN knowledge of child body image; and att..

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Funding Acknowledgements

This study was funded by Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service's Allied Health Governance, Education and Research Project Funds.