Course outline:

This course is provided by Weight Management Centre and is designed to assist health professionals and others working with children to raise the issue of weight with children, young people and parents who are overweight and to provide an effective brief intervention. The training will provide sufficient information and competencies to allow the student to identify overweight (and obesity) by using the UK Standard Child Growth Charts as well as briefly assess key lifestyle factors such as diet and physical activity levels. Delegates will be encouraged to master the skills to sensitively raise the issue of weight and to support the family, enabling the child to move towards a healthier weight.  
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