If you and your child are initially eligible and interested you will be scheduled for an orientation appointment at the Behavioral Medicine Lab at the University at Buffalo South Campus. At this appointment you will sign consent forms, complete questionnaires, do tasks about making choices, get your height and weight measured, and complete a one-on-one interview. The appointment will take about 1 ½- 2 ½ hours to complete.
Positive Thinking Training:
If you and your child are eligible after this appointment, you will attend several more appointments over the course of up to 14 weeks. You and your child will attend 12 sessions at the Behavioral Medicine Lab. 10 of these sessions will take about 45 minutes- 1 hour and 2 session will take 1 - 1 ½ hours to complete. During these sessions you will learn more about our eating plan and how to make healthy choices using positive thinking. You will use positive thinking cues over the next 12 weeks in order to make healthy choices.
After the final Positive Thinking Training sessions, you and your child will attend the Measurement Session at the Behavioral Medicine Lab. This session will take about 1-1 ½ hours to complete. During this appointment, you will get your height and weight measured, create cues (parent), complete several questionnaires, and do tasks about making choices.