Many organizations and agencies provide learning opportunities and educational materials to support best practices in health care. Clinical education and training is available for anticipatory guidance, growth assessment, diabetes management and counseling techniques.

Child Development and Nutrition

American Academy of Pediatrics
Bright Futures (Health promotion and disease prevention in English and Spanish)
Santa Clara County Childhood Feeding Collaborative Trainings, Presentations, and Webinars


California Diabetes Prevention Program

Growth Assessment

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
CDC Growth Charts
WHO Growth Chart Training
CDC Educational Materials
California Department of Health Care Services: Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)
CHDP Provider and Office Staff Training
Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) Growth Charts Training

Lactation Education

California Breastfeeding Coalition
Healthy Children’s Center for Breastfeeding
Lactation Education Resources
Lactation Education at UC San Diego Extension

Motivating Health Behavior Change

American Academy of Pediatrics ChangeTalk Childhood Obesity
Brief Negotiation Roadmap Online Provider Training
Johns Hopkins Medicine Continuing Medical Education
Physician Communication and Motivational Interviewing
Medscape Education (registration required)
Addressing Behavior Change in Patients With AMA Online Resources (registration required)
Motivating Health Behavior Change in Medical Settings (registration required)
Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, Inc (MINT)
Motivational interviewing: Helping teenaged smokers to quit

Overweight and Obesity

American Academy of Pediatrics Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight
American Academy of Family Physicians
Office-Based Strategies for the Management of Obesity
American Academy of Pediatrics
AAP Expert Committee Recommendations
California Department of Health Care Services: Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP)
CHDP Provider and Office Staff Training
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute Guidelines and Education
National Initiative for Children’s Healthcare Quality (NICHCQ)
NICHCQ Expert Committee Recommendations Implementation Guide

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