Pediatric Mental Health Screening Tools

Based upon the AAP’s Mental Health Toolkit (2010) and the AAP policy statement on behavioral health integration into pediatric primary care (2009), this educational opportunity is 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. Clinicians learn about two mental health screening tools and are provided with copies of each:  the Ages and Stages Questionnaire: Social Emotional-Second Edition and the Pediatric Symptom Checklist-17. A clinic-specific list of resources is shared. This activity is designated for up to 1.0 hours of participation for CME for physicians and nurse practioners.

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.

 

 

Resources

  • Wisconsin Child Psychiatry Consultation Program (CPCP)
    Are you a medical care provider in northern Wisconsin or the Milwaukee metro area? The Child Psychiatry Consultation Program (CPCP) currently offers free, quick-response curbside consultation, education, and resource coordination to primary care providers in pilot regions who care for pediatric patients with mild-to-moderate mental health concerns.  

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    Or visit the CPCP website to indicate your interest in enrolling. 
     
  • Wisconsin First Step
    Wisconsin First Step has expanded their statewide behavioral health online resource directory for children and youth, including clinical and community resources. This directory features:
    • Six categories of behavioral health resources
    • “Snapshots” of mental health resources by county
    • A searchable database by category, county or community
    • Online Live Chat option
    • 24/7 call-in option for free, confidential information and referrals


This resource is valuable for families, youth, and professionals.

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