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ShapingNJ Resources

Information, reports and tools produced by ONF can be found below. 

ShapingNJ Plans

New Jersey Obesity Prevention Plan
A plan outlining NJ's 10-year vision for obesity prevention and ShapingNJ's evidence-based strategies to combat obesity.

ShapingNJ Logic Model 
A roadmap detailing how the ShapingNJ strategies are linked with changing behavior and reducing obesity.

ShapingNJ Goals and Objectives 
A comprehensive outline of the overarching goals and specific objectives of the ShapingNJ initiative that includes links to Healthy People 2020 and Healthy New Jersey 2020 objectives, target setting methods, and data sources.

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ShapingNJ Strategies

ShapingNJ Strategy List 
A list of the 10 strategies.

Child Care Strategies at a Glance 
Summary document of the two child care strategies.

Healthcare Strategies at a Glance 
Summary document of the two healthcare strategies.

School Strategies at a Glance 
Summary document of the eight school strategies.

Community Strategies at a Glance 
Summary document of the seven community strategies.

Worksite Strategies at a Glance 
Summary document of the four worksite strategies.

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ShapingNJ Assessments

2010 ShapingNJ Partnership Assessment 
Conducted by the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University, this report assesses the status of the ShapingNJ partnership and identifies its strengths and areas for improvement.

2011 ShapingNJ Partnership Assessment 
Conducted by the Office of Nutrition and Fitness, this report builds on the 2010 assessment and identifies areas of strength and areas in need of improvement for the ShapingNJ  partnership.

2013 ShapingNJ Partnership Assessment and Executive Summary
This report builds on the 2010 and 2011 assessments and highlights ShapingNJ's strengths, the benefits of participation and areas of focus for the future.

New Jersey Data Fact Sheet 
An at-a-glance document for rates of obesity, physical activity, nutrition and breastfeeding in New Jersey (Updated August 2013).

ShapingNJ Community Pilot Evaluation
This evaluation report by the Center for State Health Policy at Rutgers University highlights the process and lessons learned in three NJ communities that implemented obesity prevention strategies.

New Jersey Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative Project Evaluation and Executive Summary
The report summarizes and reports findings from the New Jersey Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (NJ BFHI), which worked with 10 New Jersey maternity care hospitals to change their policies and practices to make breastfeeding easier for new mothers.

New Jersey Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care Project Evaluation and Executive Summary
This evaluation reports findings from the New Jersey Nutrition and Physical Activity Self Assessment for Child Care Project (NJ NAP SACC). The project provided training and technical assistance to 105 child care centers around New Jersey to encourage centers to implement policies and practices that encourage healthy and active children.

The Status of Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity in New Jersey
This surveillance profile documents the progress of ShapingNJ since 2008. The document presents the guiding goals of the project along with key data points and trends to measure New Jersey's progress toward those goals. This also releases new data from the New Jersey Behavioral Risk Factor Survey about environmental factors related to obesity, nutrition and physical activity. View the Data Highlights page here.

2013 ShapingNJ Partnership Meeting Assessment and Discussion Results
The ShapingNJ Partnership Meeting convened on June 6, 2013, with more than 160 partners represented. The meeting featured a World Café format and partners discussed three questions related to the accomplishments of ShapingNJ, ways to use technology to improve communication about data, and key recommendations for moving forward. Results of these discussions and an overall assessment of the event are summarized here.

Using Data to Share the Impact of ShapingNJ
This video presentation presents key indicators and data points that help describe - by the numbers - ShapingNJ's impact on obesity prevention. Originally presented at the 2013 ShapingNJ annual partnership meeting, this video includes both a quick visual summary of the data and more indepth description of the data points.

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2013 Community Grants Evaluation Report and Fact Sheet
Conducted by the Center for Research and Evaluation for Education and Human Services at Montclair State University, this evaluation report summarizes the accomplishments, challenges and lessons learned in making changes to policies and environments in 18 grantee communities.

ShapingNJ Goals and Objectives: An Update
This summary document updates NJ's progress in meeting the 37 objectives included in NJ's Obesity Prevention Plan. It highlights what objectives are met, on track to be met, or failing to be met. It also includes baseline and current data for all objectives.

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