HEADS4: Social Media Screening in Primary Care

posted 29 Jun 2018, 12:37 by Damian Wood   [ updated 29 Jun 2018, 12:51 ]
A paper published by Clark and colleagues in Paediatrics suggests the following additional questions to HEADSSS to engage adolescents aged >11 years in a discussion about the role of social media in their lives.

1. Which social media sites/apps do you use on a regular basis?
2. On a typical day, how much time do you spend on social media sites/apps?
3. Do you think you use social media too much?
4. Does viewing social media increase or decrease your self-confidence?
5. Have you experienced cyberbullying, sexting, or someone online asking you to have sex with them?

HEADS4: Social Media Screening in Adolescent Primary Care
Danielle L. Clark, Jean L. Raphael, Amy L. McGuire
Pediatrics May 2018, e20173655; DOI: 10.1542/peds.2017-3655

Remember the HEEADSSS training app (from YPHSIG) was launched at the recent RCPCH meeting in March and is available to download for free at https://app.appinstitute.com/heeadsss

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