Assessment and screening tools for trauma in children and adolescents: a review.

@article{Strand2005AssessmentAS,
  title={Assessment and screening tools for trauma in children and adolescents: a review.},
  author={Virginia C Strand and Teresa L Sarmiento and Lina E. Pasquale},
  journal={Trauma, violence & abuse},
  year={2005},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={55-78}
}
The need for thorough and accurate assessment of trauma in the lives of children and adolescents has become extremely important for the implementation of appropriate interventions. This article reviews 35 measures, 25 in depth and 10 in brief, that are currently available for use by researchers and practitioners. Instruments were divided into four domains: those that screen for (1) both a history of exposure to traumatic events and the presence of symptoms of trauma; (2) only a history of… CONTINUE READING

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