An explanation of the health issues and risks that are relevant to the child you were assigned.

Child Health Case

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

Assignment Option 2: Child Health Case:
Include the following:

  • An explanation of the health issues and risks that are relevant to the child you were assigned.
  • Describe additional information you would need in order to further assess his or her 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.

***Must be 4 pages –

*****address the following: 

1. An explanation of the health issues and risks that are relevant to the child you were assigned.

2.  Describe additional information you would need in order to further assess his or her weight-related health.

3.  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.

4.  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.–

5.  Provide at least two strategies you could employ to encourage the parents or caregivers to be proactive about their child’s health and weight.–

6.  Written Expression and Formatting – Paragraph Development and Organization: 
Paragraphs make clear points that support well-developed ideas, flow logically, and demonstrate continuity of ideas. Sentences are carefully focused–neither long and rambling nor short and lacking substance. A clear and comprehensive purpose statement and introduction are provided that delineate all required criteria.–

7.  Written Expression and Formatting – English writing standards: 
Correct grammar, mechanics, and proper punctuation–

8.  Written Expression and Formatting – The paper follows correct APA format for title page, headings, font, spacing, margins, indentations, page numbers, running heads, parenthetical/in-text citations, and reference list.–

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