Child/Adolescent Trauma Assessments
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies
Provides test materials, treatment manuals, and other assessment resources on posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) assessment and treatment.
Child Measures of Trauma and PTSD
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
Provides a list of child and adolescent trauma and PTSD measures, including a brief description, sample items, versions, and references.
Early Childhood Trauma
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network
Provides trauma assessment tools and instruments for use by mental health professionals, medical professionals, early educators, family court judges, and community organizations.
Identifying Trauma-Related and Mental Health Needs: The Implementation of Screening in California’s Child Welfare System
Crandal, Hazen, & Reutz (2017)
Advances in Social Work, 18(1)
Provides a summary of child welfare screening practices and perceptions in county-administered child welfare systems across California. The article concludes with considerations for future trauma-informed care efforts.
Trauma Screening within the Child Welfare System (PDF - 1,516 KB)
Condradi & Kisiel (2013)
CW360: A Comprehensive Look at a Prevalent Child Welfare Issue
Discusses the elements of trauma screening tools and the increased attention on the importance of screening for trauma among children in the child welfare system. The article concludes with key considerations for implementing any screening tool or process.