Free 'Healthy Weight' training initiative for health and non-health professionals
Southwark Healthy Weight Training, is a completely free training initiative for health and non-health professionals working with the public in Southwark that helps engage people on the subject of weight sensitively.
Southwark Council, in collaboration with the College of Contemporary Health (CHH), has launched a
- absolutely free (!)
- fully online
- CPD accredited
training for healthcare and non-healthcare workers.
300 professionals across the borough have already enrolled on the course.
The course content includes: causes of unhealthy weight, what the latest data is telling us and local referral pathways. You will also practice brief intervention techniques.
"I found the course really interesting and motivating. It was great that you could pop in and out of it and...easy to use and access" - King's college Hospital Health Worker.
If you work in Southwark and would like to more confidently talk about unhealthy weight and brush up on giving brief advice and signposting, sign up here.
Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions
Together we can tackle obesity in Southwark and make an impact on the wider community.