Mental Health Screening and Diagnosis

  • Pediatric Symptom Checklist-Parent Report: A  psychosocial screen designed to facilitate the recognition of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral problems in children.
  • Pediatric Symptom Checklist Youth self-report (Y-PSC for children 11+ years).  A  psychosocial screen designed to facilitate the recognition of cognitive, emotional, and behavioral problems in children.
  • Kiddie-SADS (Links to University of Pittsburg Department of Psychiatry and the page that has their copyrighted version of the K-SADS Present and Lifetime Version)
  • PHQ-4 The Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression and Anxiety (PHQ-4) was developed to create an ultra-brief screener for depression and anxiety for use during outpatient or home visits any time during pregnancy or up to one year postpartum.
  • PHQ-9 The Patient Health Questionnaire for Depression and Anxiety  was developed to screen quickly in a home based or primary care setting. There is a page for adults, and another for adolescents
  • Edinburgh postnatal depression Screen
  • Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire: The Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) is a brief behavioural screening questionnaire about 3-16 year olds. It exists in several versions to meet the needs of researchers, clinicians and educationalists.
  • POSIT to screen for adolescents at risk of substance abuse problems
  • AUDIT to screen for substance abuse issues
  • CRAAFT to screen for substance abuse issues with children and adolescents
  • What’s Up Doc? (A primary care mnemonic for quickly screening for Eating Disorders)
  • SCOFF eating disorders screening

Anxiety Disorders

Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders SCARED child (child self-report anxiety screening tool)

Screen for Child Anxiety Related Disorders SCARED PARENT (Parent report anxiety screening tool)

Anxiety and depression screen long form

Anxiety and depression screen short form

Spence anxiety screen parent report (links to Dr. Spence’s site)

Spence anxiety screen child self-report (links to Dr. Spence’s site)

social anxiety scale

Child Y-BOCs (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder [OCD] Screen)

OCD screen (parent)

OCD screen (teacher)

Adult Y-Bocs (OCD Screen)

Self Checklist for OCD

Children’s Manifest Anxiety Scale-Revised (RCMAS)

Panic Disorder Self-Test (adults)

Zung Anxiety self-test (adults)

GAD-7 (adults) screens for generalized anxiety

Attachment and Relationships

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

ADHD Rating Scale

ADHD Symptoms/Side Effects Weekly Rating Scale

ADHD Teacher Vanderbilt Checklist

Activity Rating Scale

Disruptive Behavior Disorder Rating Scale

Disruptive Behavior Disorder Log

Narrative Description of Child (a useful tool for teachers to describe how a child’s difficulties affect their relationships with peers, teacher and affect academic learning)

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Behavior Disorders

ADHD Rating Scale

ADHD Teacher Vanderbilt Checklist

Activity Rating Scale

Disruptive Behavior Disorder Rating Scale

Disruptive Behavior Disorder Log

Narrative Description of Child (a useful tool for teachers to describe how a child’s difficulties affect their relationships with peers, teacher and affect academic learning)

Dissociative and Personality Disorders

Eating Disorders

Depression

Mood Disorders

Sexuality

Sleep

Assessing Treatment

Substance Abuse

Alcohol Use Questionnaire (AUDIT) Screen for alcohol misuse

POSIT

CRAAFT

Suicide and Self-Harm

  • Reasons for Living Scale (long)*
  • Reasons for Living Scale (short)*
  • Reasons for Living-Adolescent
  • Suicide Attempt Self-Injury Interview*

* These items were previously available on the University of Washington Website for Dr. Marsha Linehan, but the links no longer work.

Therapy Forms