News Release

Wednesday, November 19, 2008

Contact: George Stinnett, CHKD, (757) 668-7043 or George.Stinnett@chkd.org

CHKD Public Programs – January 2009

HAMPTON ROADS, Va.—The following public programs will be offered by CHKD Health System during January 2009:

  • January 8, Positive Discipline. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Oyster Point, 11783 Rock Landing Drive, Newport News. Learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • January 12 – February 18, ACL Injury Prevention Program for Female Athletes. $75. 7-8 p.m. each Monday and Wednesday. CHKD Sports Medicine Gym, 171 Kempsville Road, Bldg. A, Norfolk. Anterior cruciate ligament injuries in female athletes can be significantly reduced by proper training. CHKD’s ACL injury prevention classes for females consist of strengthening techniques, core stabilization exercises, plyometrics (jump training), stretching, balance and coordination training. Classes focus on proper jumping, landing and cutting techniques. Pre- and post-training assessments to determine improvement participants have made will be conducted. The class is limited to the first six paid applicants. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • January 14, Positive Discipline. Free. 9:30 – 11 a.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn several discipline techniques that work without yelling, arguing or spanking. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • January 20, Nutrition Workshop. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road, Williamsburg. Learn now to fuel your child’s healthy growth and development while addressing weight concerns. This special program, offered by CHKD pediatric weight management experts, focuses on helping children develop healthy eating habits to reach their optimal size without putting them on a diet. For more information, call (757) 668-7035.

2-2-2 CHKD Public Programs for January 2009

  • January 20 – March 26, Healthy You Weight Management Program (teen class, 12 and up). Fee. 6:30-8 p.m., each Tuesday, Norfolk Health Department, 2nd floor, 830 Southampton Avenue, Norfolk. An educational program for overweight teens and their parents. Series includes an individual assessment and a 10-week lifestyle program, including fun fitness classes at the YMCA. Call (757) 668-7035 for registration material and tuition information. Tuition assistance is available.
  • January 22, How Children Manage Anger. Free. 7-8:30 p.m. CHKD Health and Surgery Center at Princess Anne, 2021 Concert Drive, Virginia Beach. Learn how to help young children (up to age 6) manage their anger and learn self-control. Register online at www.chkd.org/classes or call (757) 668-7500.
  • January 26 – April 2, Healthy You Weight Management Program (youth class, 8 – 11 year olds). Fee. 6:30-8 p.m., each Monday, CHKD Health Center at Greenbrier, 733 Volvo Parkway, Chesapeake. An educational program for overweight children and their parents. Series includes an individual assessment and a 10-week lifestyle program, including fun fitness classes at the YMCA. Call (757) 668-7035 for registration material and tuition information. Tuition assistance is available.