Offers information on the assessment of complex trauma in children.
The following resources on Screening and Assessment were developed by the NCTSN.
Offers parents and caregivers a brief checklist to use to determine if a complete assessment for complex trauma should be scheduled. This fact sheet will help parents and caregivers determine when to seek professional help.
Provides information for non-mental health professionals regarding the assessment of complex trauma.
Gives providers considerations for implementing screening and assessment into their work. This fact sheet offers guidelines to consider when selecting trauma screening or assessment tools to implement in a given system.
Is a table of standardized measures that are appropriate for children and families dealing with complex trauma.
Provides information on why conducting a trauma-informed mental health assessment is important for those working in a CAC. This fact sheet looks at what an evidence-based assessment is, some of the instruments available, and what symptoms to look for when doing an assessment.
Gives a list of screening tools that are appropriate for use in a CAC.
Provides information on screening for mental health needs and trauma in a CAC.
Describes eligibility criteria that can be used to determine whether a family is appropriate for AF-CBT and the role of clinical assessment in AF-CBT, including recommended instruments.
Explores the importance, clinical considerations, and approaches to assessing for psychological trauma and posttraumatic stress with youth in the juvenile justice population.
Focuses on strategies and innovations that support the meaningful use of the CANS-Trauma and FANS-Trauma in practice in a range of child and family settings.
Provides an overview of the CANS-Trauma and FANS-Trauma tools in relation to trauma-informed assessment, treatment and service planning, and caregiver/family engagement. This webinar series shows the use of these assessment strategies.