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Weight-related Conversations
Knowledge Translation Casebook

Having conversations about healthy lifestyles and wellness as they relate to weight-management can be challenging for children, their families and healthcare professionals. Healthcare professionals are expected to be proficient in effective communicating about such topics, however, many report wanting more support.

The ProFILE lab with support from Evidence to Care, have developed a practical, evidence-based resource to support healthcare professionals to have positive conversations about healthy lifestyles and weight-management with children and their families. The PDF document is available for free download by clicking on the link and/or image below.

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Weight-related Conversations
Knowledge Translation Casebook
(PDF)

This Casebook is a compilation of best evidence and practice to assist healthcare professionals in having positive conversations about weight-related issues with children and their families.

The do’s and don’ts of having weight-related conversations (PDF)

Use this do’s and don’ts checklist to help you start weight-related conversations.

For more information, refer to the casebook.

 

Key considerations when having weight-related conversations (PDF)

Here are some key considerations to keep in mind when having weight-related conversations.

For more information, refer to the casebook.