Community Partnership

The 5-2-1-0 Program

Initiative Description: The 5-2-1-0 program with school-based health coaching. Intervention children also received 1:1 student nurse coaching, parent evening offerings, and reinforcement incentives

Study Results: A community partnership between the private health sector, public health, public school, and two schools of nursing to explore an innovative childhood obesity prevention strategy delivered in the school setting was successful.

Reference: Tucker, S., Lanningham-Foster, L., Murphy, J., Olsen, G., Orth, C., Voss, J.,…Lohse, C (2011). A school based community partnership for promoting healthy habits for life. Journal of Community Health, 36, 414-422.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good