Roles and responsibilites

Roles and responsibilities

This module is under development. Below is a brief overview of what it will include:

Roles, responsibilities and referrals

This module consists of the following sections:

  • Who is involved in promoting healthy weight in pre-school children?
  • Raising the issue of child weight in different situations
  • Managing pre-school weight issues – what is your role and when to refer? 

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