The following is a list of questionnaires and rating scales for use in the primary care office. They are evidence-based, user-friendly, and available as free downloads. We have organized them alphabetically by symptom or diagnosis. These tools are very useful for screening, diagnosing and/or monitoring treatment.
We have also included links to other resources on the internet that you may find useful.
Youth Mania Rating Scale – Parent Questionnaire
Eating Attitude Test
Childrens Global Assessment Scale
General Psychosocial Screen
Pediatric Symptom Check List 17 (PSC-17) for Parents
Pediatric Symptom Check List 17 (PSC-17) for Teens
PSC 17 Scoring
CRAFFT Substance Abuse Screening – Parents
Links to Other Internet Resources
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Information to aid in the understanding and treatment of the developmental, behavioral, and mental disorders that affect children and adolescents.
American Academy of Pediatrics: Children’s Mental Health in Primary Care
Dedicated to the health and well-being of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.
American Academy of Family Physicians
A medical specialty society that represents more than 100,300 family physicians and medical students.
Bright Futures in Practice
National health promotion and disease prevention initiative that addresses children’s health needs in the context of family and community.
Massachusetts General Hospital: School Psychiatry and MADI Resource Center
You will find a range of material here, from diagnostic screening tools to practical strategies that can be recommended to families and taught directly to patients.