Mental health screening in schools.

  title={Mental health screening in schools.},
  author={Mark D. Weist and Marcia Rubin and Elizabeth Yohe Moore and Steven Adelsheim and Gordon Wrobel},
  journal={The Journal of school health},
  volume={77 2},
BACKGROUND This article discusses the importance of screening students in schools for emotional/behavioral problems. METHODS Elements relevant to planning and implementing effective mental health screening in schools are considered. Screening in schools is linked to a broader national agenda to improve the mental health of children and adolescents. Strategies for systematic planning for mental health screening in schools are presented. RESULTS Mental health screening in schools is a very… CONTINUE READING

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