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An easy way to assess mental health in young people

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he suspected Child Harm Risk Assessment is an evidence informed platform that provides the ... More

Editor's review Page 1 of 3

Published 30 Apr 2014

This is not a review like the ones that we usually feature here. It's not going to solve your business conundrums and it's not an addictive and fun game that'll keep you amused for a few hours. Child Harm Risk Assessment is a health and wellbeing application for Android that was put together by noted Australian mental health professional Peter Kohleis with the object of laying down all the information needed when assessing the mental health of young people. It offers an easy-to-use, evidence informed clinical assessment of a young person's state of mind and meets all the requirements of Australian (and, in some cases International) standards.
 
The suspected Child Harm Risk Assessment is an evidence informed platform that provides information on the necessary protocols when advocating for a child’s or young person’s wellbeing. Practitioners can use the child harm risk assessment to meet statutory reporting requirements and to view risk and protective factors when making informed decisions. It is particularly powerful when the mental state examination is also used to support the clinical response. The practitioner can easily complete an evidence informed clinical risk assessment and take the guesswork out of their child harm observations. The app examines all aspects of the young person's mental state with an all-in-one assessment that includes self-harm and suicide, sexual harm and aggression and violence issues as well as the general mental state of the patient. It also offers a well-stacked online library that runs the whole...