Cool Kids And Adolescent Health
Helping distressed children & adolescents suffering from somatic health complaints (including recurring headaches, stomach-aches etc).
About 40% of children and adolescents may experience functional somatic health complaints, which are medically benign (that is, they have no identified organic cause). The most common
Our new Cool Kids and Adolescent Health Program is designed to specifically help children learn how to concurrently cope and manage their somatic symptoms as well as learn stress management skills. This program is specifically designed for children aged 7 to 17 years who are experiencing recurring
somatic health complaints for at least 3 months (and which a GP or medical specialist has confirmed that the symptoms are medically benign). The program is individually based and involves 10 x
Organisation: Centre for Emotional Health, Macquarie University.
Researchers: Associate Professor Maria Kangas, Prof Ron Rapee, & Prof Mike Jones.
Participants required: Children and adolescents aged 7-17 years who are experiencing recurring somatic health complaints for a minimum of 3-months.