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Improving health
Previously NHS Health Scotland

Target audience: This module is for anyone who has or thinks they could have a role to play in identifying or raising the issue of child healthy weight.

This course is available to start any time.

Course type
Time to complete
3 hours
Course category
Health behaviour change

By the end of this module you will:

  • develop understanding of child healthy weight by identifying, need, motivation, barriers and potential for improving health and preventing future ill health
  • critically reflect on own role and impact in relation to promoting child healthy weight and strategies for overcoming barriers
  • develop motivation and confidence to competently raise and briefly discuss the issue of child healthy weight
  • develop knowledge and understanding of existing services and provision to support target populations
  • to apply the knowledge learnt to support individuals and families by appropriately raising the subject and choosing a suitable approach.

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