HEEADSSS assessment - working effectively with young people is a video learning resource for health professionals about how to use HEEADSSS conversations to engage with young people and do a holistic health and wellbeing assessment. NSW Health workers can also view these videos as a learning pathway on (Course codes: 159949091, 160031090, 160031203 and 160031204).

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When HEEADSSS conversations with young people are crucial

Introduction to the purpose and role of HEEADSSS assessment as a way to engage young people is issues that affect their health and wellbeing.

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What a young person may bring to the conversation

Builds understanding of the impact of adolescent development on health and well-being and the perspective of young people about barriers to engaging with health workers.

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Useful tips for HEEADSSS conversations

Skills and approaches to support effective HEEADSSS conversations including setting up the conversation, covering tricky questions, building trust and getting difficult conversations back on track.

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Developing a responsive management plan

Approaches to support young people as partners in their care and develop responsive management plans for young people.

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Page Updated: Tuesday 19 November 2019