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Chown P, Kang M, Sanci L, Newnham V, Bennett D
NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health and Transcultural Mental Health Centre
This kit is a guide for general practitioners (GPs) for the effective delivery of health care to adolescents from culturally diverse backgrounds. The majority of the content is applicable to GPs working anywhere in Australia.
The skills and strategies outlined in the kit are organised into four sections:
The kit includes templates for conducting:
The kit takes a biopsychosocial approach to working with young people and their families. It encourages GPs to consider the developmental, cultural and environmental factors that impact on adolescent health.
The kit is endorsed by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) and General Practice New South Wales (GP NSW).
Abstract adapted from NSW Centre for the Advancement of Adolescent Health