This Childhood Obesity course is provided in conjunction with the Weight Management Centre and our childhood obesity programme, Alive and Kicking. Weight Management Centre is the leading trainer in childhood obesity in the UK and appears on the Dept of Health Framework of Childhood Obesity Trainers and Deliverers. Weight Management Centre are also responsible for direct delivery of obesity services on behalf of a number of Primary Care Trusts for both Children and Adults and in this way you can be assured of the most practical and up to date approach to weight and obesity management. You will also have all of the latest information and support in terms of the practical and logistical aspects of delivering obesity and weight management services.
The course will offer a great deal of ideas and strategies for safe and effective weight loss approaches for children and young people. Delegates on this course are from a wide range of professions and practices and the course will provide an opportunity to work alongside people from different job roles in the groups workshop to explore some of the social and behavioural aspects of child obesity.
This highly practical course will give you the knowledge and skills necessary to develop and deliver a NICE compliant safe and effective children's weight management service by promoting healthy eating and through increasing physical activity using effective behaviour modification techniques. You will also be equipped to advise managers, governors and decision makers in the wider community on policy, planning and the social and environmental causal factors behind childhood obesity; making you a highly sought after and effective professional.
Who this course is for:
This 2 day course is designed for anyone working with young people, or working in a role that could impact the lives of children. Community health providers, school and practice nurses, fitness professionals, teachers or those involved in planning, design or policy formulation in areas impacting children.
Childhood Obesity Course Content:
How can you make a positive impact on children individually and collectively, and what policies and strategies are appropriate? What does the evidence indicate in terms of programme design and efficacy? What are the strategies of prevention, and what are the wider social and environmental issues that need to be challenged. How can you raise the issue of weight in children without alienating or stigmatising those who are already overweight? How can every one of us positively impact the obesogenic environment?
The Childhood Obesity Course price includes
- Weight Management Centre Certificate in Childhood Obesity
- All tuition including unlimited online and telephone support
- Course manuals and workbooks
- 16 CPD credits on REP's
The Childhood Obesity Course Entry Requirements (For registration on REP's)
Level 2 children's fitness qualification
Writing and numeracy skills are also required for presentation of course work. Minimum age is 18.
The Childhood Obesity Course Format
- Unit 1 - Nutrition and Health - Self directed supported distance learning (approx 4-6 learning hrs)
- Unit 2 - Weight Management - Taught unit with compulsory attendance on two day training course
Childhood Obesity Assessment:
There will be an assessment on the second day of the course in the form of 30 mulitple choice questions.
Certification & Qualifications
On successful completion of this course you will receive a Certificate in Childhood Obesity and 16 REPs CDP credits
This course is provided in partnership with Weight Management Centre
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