Young Child PTSD Checklist

Author of Tool: 

Michael Scheeringa, MD, MPH

Key references: 

Scheering, S. & Haslett, N. (2010). The Reliability and Criterion Validity of the Diagnostic Infant and Preschool Assessment: A New Diagnostic Instrument for Young Children. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 41(3), 299-31.

Primary use / Purpose: 

This is a developmentally-sensitive checklist to assess PTSD in young children that is filled out by caregivers that includes a traumatic events page, 24 symptoms and 6 items of functional impairment.



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