This unit focuses on the professional requirements for those working in the field of nutrition and dietetics. It looks at the legal, moral and ethical boundaries within which you work and supports you in understanding the theory underpinning effective counselling and behavior change. You will be required to develop your communication and counselling skills in order to be able to give advice and interact effectively with a wide range of people in the community, hospitals, industry and sport. Alongside this you will also engage in reflection on your practice so that you are able to evaluate your work and identify areas for improvement.