Roles and responsibilites

The roles and responsibilities of professionals

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Module aim:

This module aims to equip professionals with key knowledge of their own and other professional’s roles in the prevention and management of pre-school weight, and when and where to refer a child of unhealthy weight.

Learning objectives:

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Explain some of the professional roles involved in promoting healthy weight in pre-school children
  • Identify strategies for raising the issue of child weight in different situations
  • Identify the most appropriate support for pre-school children with weight issues, and your role within this

This module consists of the following sections: