Provider Resources

General Screening Tools

Pediatric symptom checklists

Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) -17 (English)

Pediatric Symptom Checklist (PSC) -17 (Spanish)

  • Ages: 3-17 years

Strength and difficulties questionnaires

Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) (English)

Strength and Difficulties Questionnaire (SDQ) (Spanish)

  • Age: 3-17 years


Condition Screening Tools


Vanderbilt (ages 6-12)

Parent Vanderbilt (Initial)

Parent Vanderbilt (Spanish) (Initial)

Teacher Vanderbilt (Initial)

Teacher Vanderbilt (Spanish) (Initial)


Vanderbilt Follow-up, Parent (Follow-up)

Vanderbilt Follow-up, Teacher (Follow-up)


Vanderbilt Scoring Instructions


Swanson, Nolan and Pelham Teacher and Parent Rating Scale (SNAP-IV) (ages 6-18)

SNAP-IV (90 item)

SNAP-IV 26 (26 item)



Anxiety Clinical Guidelines (PDF)


Anxiety Screening Tools:

SCARED (ages 8-18)




GAD-7 (ages 11-adult)


Attention and behavioral challenges





PHQ-9 Adolescent (ages 11-17)

PHQ-9 Adolescent (English)

PHQ-9 Adolescent (Spanish)


Short Mood and Feelings Questionnaire (ages 6-19)

SMFQ Child Self-report

SMFQ Parent-report

SMFQ Scoring

  • Not true = 0, Sometimes true = 1, True = 2
  • Total score 12 or higher on SMFQ may indicate presence of depression


CES-DC (ages 6-17)

Center for Epidemiological Studies - Depression Scale for Children (CES-DC)


Maternal Perinatal Depression

Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (English)

Edinburgh Postpartum Depression Scale (Spanish)


Suicide risk assessment and Safety plan


Columbia-Suicide Severity Rating Scale (C-SSRS, Ambulatory/Outpatient)


NIMH ASQ (Ask Suicide-screening Questions) Toolkit



Suicide Safety Plan (Brown-Stanley) 


Substance-use Screening Tools

CRAFFT screening interview


Trauma-screening Tools

PEARLS (Pediatric ACES and Related Life-events Screener)

  • Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) in pediatric population
  • Caregiver report (0-19 years), Adolescent Self-report (12-19 years)
  • Ages: 0-19 years


Video Resources


Health Care Workers: How to Prioritize Your Own Well-being


 “My Patients Are All Stressed!”: Tips on Supporting Patients While Supporting Yourself


Resilience and Emotional Well-being Video Series

Watch the Series 

Psychiatry Consultation to Pediatrics: Expanding Access to Mental Health Care