The COMPAS-KIDS Wellbeing Study

COMPAS KIDS Wellbeing Study

The Study

The aim of the project is to test a mental wellbeing measure for children aged 5 – 12 years which we will use to understand predictors of wellbeing and resilience throughout development. This research is being conducted by the Gatt Research Team at NeuRA/​UNSW (A/​Prof Justine Gatt, Ms Janine Lam, and Ms Wenny Qu). This study includes healthy children.

What is involved?

  • Children: Completion of 2 surveys: (1) 6 – 15 minute survey, and (2) a 6 – 8 minute follow-up survey 4 weeks later, both by video call
  • Parents: Completion of 2 surveys: (1) 29 – 36 minute survey, and (2) a 13 – 14 minute follow-up survey 4 weeks later, both by video call


  • Your child must be:
    • Aged 5 – 12 years
  • Both parent and child must be:
    • Able to understand verbal English
    • Willing to give consent and to participate and comply with the study
    • Available to do the first surveys, followed by the second surveys one month later
  • You must have an email address and home internet that can support video calling

*Includes healthy children.

Be in to Win One of Five $100 Coles/​Woolworths Vouchers*

To participate

Please fill in the form below and we’ll contact you:

For more information

Janine Lam, PhD candidate, UNSW and Neuroscience Research Australia

Phone: 0406 077 526 or email: email hidden; JavaScript is required
*Prize draw only applicable to Australian residents

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