Internship project: Effectiveness of tele-psychiatry in children and adolescents

Project Participants

Status: Completed


The aim of this research project is to review the effectiveness, efficiency, acceptability, and patient satisfaction of the existing telepsychiatry models of psychiatric care for young people (0-17 years) living in WA Country Health Service regions.

Project Objectives

  1. Conduct a review of the evidence of the effectiveness, acceptability, satisfaction, and model transferability of face-to-face, Fly-In-Fly-Out, and telepsychiatry models of psychiatric care in children and adolescents.
  2. Complete and submit an ethics application to allow for the next step of the project (out of the scope of this Internship), which includes;
    • Analysis of the utilisation of psychiatric services for the different models of care for young people who reside in WACHS regions
    • Analysis of the health outcomes for young patients of psychiatric services who reside in WACHS regions.

Integrity, Excellence,
Teamwork and Authenticity