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Table 1 Performance objectives for the Parents as Agents of Change (PAC©) intervention

From: Using Intervention Mapping to develop the Parents as Agents of Change (PAC©) intervention for managing pediatric obesity

Performance objectives were designed for parents to help them make changes (lifestyle, behavioral, cognitive, interpersonal) to enable weight management for their children
 Parents learn the causes and consequences of childhood obesity
 Parents learn how they can facilitate and reinforce changes
 Parents learn about how they can serve as positive role models and leaders within their family
 Parents can identify and discuss real and perceived barriers to make positive changes
 Parents can discuss and prioritize solutions by problem-solving plans to make positive changes
 Parents can discuss and implement strategies to make and maintain positive changes
 Parents can explore how their thoughts and feelings influence their behaviors in helping their children to make positive changes