WEIGHT MANAGEMENT – A BRIEF INTERVENTION

WEIGHT MANAGEMENT – A BRIEF INTERVENTION

Tuesday 15th May 2018, 09:30 – 13:00

Royal South Hants Hospital

Who can attend?

Professionals working in primary care, health improvement, community workers, leisure

providers, volunteers supporting health improvement, students at Southampton universities.

What will I learn?

  • To understand the current evidence for providing brief interventions on weight management with adults.
  •  To develop skills and techniques to use in short one-to-one conversations of a few minutes utilising a client-centred approach.

Programme Details

This half-day course will introduce participant to an approach to delivering brief interventions on weight management with adults. It will build on the evidence-base of what are the most effective ways to approach behaviour change on this topic including:

  • How to raise the topic of weight management focusing on both diet and physical activity
  • How to apply motivational interviewing techniques in the context of a brief
  • intervention
  • Enabling adults to self-monitor their behaviour and measure behaviour changes
  • Enabling adults to seek support from other service

If you would like to book onto this course, please complete and return the attached booking form to HPTraining@solent.nhs.uk  or call us on 0300 123 3791 and we will book you on and confirm your spaces by email.

 (Maximum 15 delegates per training session)

 

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