- Show the parent and child where they are on the BMI for age chart
- Discuss the concept of a healthy weight, and potential impacts of being above a healthy weight
- Use positive, non-judgemental language
- Provide the key messages (8 for a healthy weight) using clear, practical, family-focused examples
8 Healthy Habits
Here are eight ways to help you maintain a healthier lifestyle:
Drink water instead of soft drink, juice or cordial.
Choose healthier snacks and fewer treat foods.
Aim to eat at least 5 serves of vegetables and 2 serves of fruit every day.
Limit screen time.
Start each day with a healthy breakfast.
Be active 8 for at least 1 hour a day, every day.
Know your portion/serve size
Get enough sleep.
Motivational interviewing module on HETI
20 minute module which provides an overview of the fundamental skills, principles and strategies used in motivational interviewing.