Adolescent Health

Social History Taking

This episode is Part 1 of a two part series on social history taking in the pediatric population. Objectives for this podcast are to recognize the importance of taking a detailed social history, to learn the ITHELLPS framework as a guide to social history taking and to identify strategies to intervene for families identified as having social challenges. This podcast was developed by Laura Kerr, a medical student at Dalhousie University, with the support of Dr. Sarah Gander, a General Pediatrician at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

Adolescent Medicine

This podcast provides an approach to adolescent history taking. Tips for broaching sensitive topics with an adolescent patient are then provided. This podcast was written by Lauren Kitney and reviewed by Dr. Melanie Lewis and Dr. Cathleen Steinegger. Lauren is a medical student at the University of Alberta. Dr. Lewis is a general pediatrician at the Stollery Children's Hospital. Dr. Steinegger is an adolescent medicine specialist at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto.