Provides information on screening for mental health needs and trauma in a CAC.
The following resources on Screening and Assessment were developed by the NCTSN.
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.
Describes using the FANS-Trauma to assess a family's needs and strengths. This webinar discusses treatment planning upon completing the FANS-Trauma.
Gives an overview of the purpose and utility of the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive as an innovative, trauma-informed assessment strategy.
Highlights best practices in screening and assessment for refugee youth.
Offers providers ways to use the CANS-Trauma Comprehensive, a tool designed to support individual service, treatment planning, and evaluation of service systems. This course contains demonstration videos, PowerPoints, helpful resources, as well as links for training on the use of the CANS.
Outlines the importance of trauma-informed assessment and intervention in the juvenile justice system.
Describes the UCLA PTSD Reaction Index for DSM-5. The UCLA PTSD RI is a self-report questionnaire to screen for exposure to traumatic events and assess PTSD symptoms in school-age children and adolescents.
Addresses trauma screening and assessment for parents and children in the child welfare system, with a focus on how information gained through screening can help inform casework practice, improve family engagement, and guide decision-making regarding mental health services.