Pediatric Mental Health Screening Tools     

Based upon the AAP’s Mental Health Toolkit (2010), this is the first in a series of educational opportunities designed to support primary care clinicians in behavioral health provision. This one-hour module reviews AAP recommendations on pediatric mental health screening and some of the literature behind them. Clinicians learn about 3 mental health screening tools and are provided with copies of each:  the Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social Emotional-Second Edition, the Early Childhood Screening Assessment and the Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17. A clinic-specific list of resources (such as therapists seeing children with Title 19) is shared. This activity is designated for up to 1.0 hours of participation for CME for physicians.

AAP policy statement, The Future of Pediatrics: Mental Health Competencies for Pediatric Primary Care (2009)
http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/124/1/410.full

To schedule a training at your site, contact WisMHI@chw.org.

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