WA Youth Health Policy 2018–2023 Toolkit – Resources for Health Professionals

These are resources developed to assist health professionals to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes to effectively deliver health care to young people

The Child and Youth Health Network would like to acknowledge and thank the New South Wales Ministry of Health and the Sydney Children’s Hospital Network for their resources that we have included within the Toolkit.

Training and Education Resources

Youth health and wellbeing

Youth friendly health assessment

Use the Adolescent Health Check Template to record information gathered from the young person in your interviews and health screening. Further information about conducting a youth friendly health assessment can be found in the Adolescent Health GP Resource Kit.


Trapeze is a comprehensive online resource for The Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network, supporting young people to make the leap from paediatric to adult health services. It includes information for GP’s, Paediatric and Adult teams.

Transition to adult healthcare (external site)

Moving from a paediatric to an adult health service is a transition. The Child and Adolescent Health Service website provides information and resources to help patients and their parents with this process.

Using technology to promote youth health and wellbeing

As part of the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre, NSW Centre for Advancement of Adolescent Health developed a better practice guide for the safe, and effective use of technologies to promote young people's wellbeing

For General Practitioners

This toolkit will help equip General Practice staff with the skills, knowledge and confidence to work well with young people.

Youth friendly services

This practical resource was designed to assist services in reviewing, planning and evaluating organisational processes related to youth health-related programming

Last reviewed: 18-02-2021