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HEEADSSS - Get the Conversation Started


Welcome to the eLearning module HEEADSSS - Get the Conversation Started.

This module will explore ways a health worker can use the HEEADSSS framework to engage a young person in a conversation that will assist with meeting their health and well-being needs.

A certificate is issued on completion.


On completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • recognise the value of the HEEADSSS tool to engage, build rapport, and empower a young person to be an active partner in their own health
  • use HEEADSSS to identify risk and protective factors that impact a young person's health
  • confidently provide appropriate support and follow-up which assists in meeting the health and well-being needs of young people.


This module is designed for all NSW Health Staff and may qualify for up to 0.5 hrs of Continuous Professional Development.