Journal article

Evaluation of the rural South Australian Tri-division Adolescent Health Project.

Lucio Naccarella, undefined South Australian Tri-division Adolescent Health Project

Aust J Rural Health | Published : 2003

Abstract

The Adolescent Health Project (AHP) was a rural pilot project aimed at strengthening the relationship between general practitioners (GPs) and adolescents within three Divisions of general practice. The evaluation assessed the implementation of the AHP model and strategies and their impact. The AHP used a centralised management/support and local delivery model. The AHP improved GP relationships and comfort with dealing with young people, and improved GP relationships with school counsellors. Divisional relationships with local schools improved. Students reported increased knowledge about GPs, increased confidence and comfort with accessing GPs. The AHP delivered a popular project to GPs, GP c..

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