Brief Practical Screeners in English and Spanish for Acute Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children.

@article{KassamAdams2016BriefPS,
  title={Brief Practical Screeners in English and Spanish for Acute Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms in Children.},
  author={Nancy Kassam-Adams and Meghan L Marsac},
  journal={Journal of traumatic stress},
  year={2016},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={
          483-490
        }
}
With millions of children experiencing acute traumatic events, validated screening tools are needed in both research and service contexts. We aimed to identify and evaluate short forms of the Acute Stress Checklist for Children in English (ASC-Kids) and Spanish (Cuestionario de Estrés Agudo-Niños [CEA-N]), using data from 4 samples (Ns of 254, 225, 176, and 80) of children with recent acute trauma. Confirmatory factor analyses of the full checklist in the largest sample guided item selection… CONTINUE READING
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