Weight Management & Treatment Modules

The following resources were developed from a Kansas Health Foundation grant to build capacity in assessment, counseling, and referrals related to tobacco cessation and weight management.

Running the Narrated PowerPoint Modules


  • Each module link below will open a PowerPoint presentation in Dropbox.
  • Depending on your internet browser, you may see a pop-up box to login or create a Dropbox account.
    • If you are ready to watch a module:
      • If you see the Dropbox pop-up, Choose No thanks, continue to view at the bottom of the box.
      • From the Download button in the upper right corner, choose Direct download and Open from the pop-up window. Depending on your browser, it may take a few seconds to open. Have your volume turned up and the presentation will begin and will advance automatically.
    • If you want to save a module for viewing later:
      • The files are large, so saving in Dropbox is recommended.
      • From the Download button in the upper right corner, choose Save to my Dropbox and login or create an account.

Module #1: Why is it so Hard to Lose Weight?  (13 minutes)

Module #2: Assessment: Determining There is a Problem (16 minutes)

Module #3: Brief Treatment: Assess, Advise and Agree on a Plan (AAAP) (16 minutes)

Module #4: Intensive Treatment and Follow-up (23 minutes)

Module #5: Resources and Office Environment (12 minutes)

Module #6:  Pediatric Obesity (14 minutes)