Weight-related Conversations Knowledge Translation Casebook

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.

Fostering Positive Weight-Related Conversations Flyer

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.


When Getting the Conversation Started

Getting the conversation flyer

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


Before You Start the Conversation

Before you start flyer

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


Words Matter

Use this Words Matter tip sheet to get the health and wellness conversation started.