Communicating with parents of pre-school children
This module aims to equip practitioners with the skills needed to discuss weight issues with parents of pre-school children.
By the end of this module you will be able to:
- understand the importance of effective communication when discussing child weight with parents and your role in this;
- use communication strategies to help foster motivation to change in parents;
- recognise a family’s resistance to change and know how to manage this; and
- identify ways of raising weight issues in different professional situations.