Provide background information on the brief history of the problem for the child/teenager/adolescent and family.
Identify the families concerns about the child/ teenager/adolescent, such as about their development, health, age when problems commenced, what are the problems, relationships with siblings, family and friends.
Consider the most appropriate service or clinician for the child's/adolescent's problems.
Preparation for the Paediatric Assessment
Give information about the required and/or helpful documentation for the paediatric assessment, e.g. such as information from:
GP referral letter
Any previous specialist reports
Comments from school/kindergarten, and RTLB Service (Resource Teacher: Learning & Behaviour) if involved
Public Health Nurse, e.g. comments, or referral letter