Overweight 5 year old black boy with overweight parents who work full-time and the boy spends his time after school with his grandmother.

3 to 4 pages

Include the following:

An explanation of the health issue and risks that are relevant to the child you were assigned 
Describe additional information you would need in order to further assess his weight related health 
Identify and describe any risks and consider what further information you would need to gain a full understanding of the child’s health. Think about how you could gather this information in a sensitive fashion.
Taking into account the parents and caregivers potential sensitivities, list at least three specific questions you would ask about the child to gather more information 
Provide at least two strategies you could employ to encourage the parents or caregivers to be proactive about their child’s health and weight