For Primary Care Providers
- Screening Questionnaire Starter Kits
- Supplemental Practice Guides & Resources for Teens and Parents
- Webinar Archive
- Mental Health Insights
- Research that Supports Mental Health Screening in Primary Care
- Training Tools
- Screening Recommendations and Expert Consensus
- Newsletters and Brochures
- External Resources
Screening Questionnaire Starter Kits
The TeenScreen Primary Care Screening Questionnaire Starter Kit gives you the tools you need to begin incorporating adolescent mental health screenings into your practice. To download copies of the Screen Questionnaire Starter Kit and receive free copies to be sent to your office, please complete this form.
The documents below are read-only versions of the Questionnaire Kits. Please visit our Primary Care page to order copies of the kits and for access to the fully downloadable versions.
- Pediatric System Checklist for Youth (PSC-Y) Screening Questionnaire Starter Kit – a broad mental health checkup screening questionnaire.
- PSC-Y Screening Questionnaire Only
- Patient Health Questionnaire Starter Kit (PHQ-9 Modified) – depression screening questionnaire
- PHQ-9 Modified Screening Questionnaire Only
- CRAFFT Screening Questionnaire Starter Kit – substance use screening questionnaire
- CRAFFT Questionnaire Only
Supplemental Practice Guides & Resources for Teens and Parents
- Preparing Your Office to Implement Mental Health Checkups includes information about screening logistics, a screening implementation worksheet, and tips on working with parents.
- Guide to Coding and Payment provides information about suggested coding and payment techniques for addressing mental health in primary care.
- Guide to Referral contains information on linking families to local mental health resources.
- Post-Screening Discussion Guide includes tools to assist primary care clinicians in discussing results with patients.
- Screening Questionnaires Overview provides information about screening questionnaires offered through TeenScreen Primary Care.
- Patient and Parent Resources & Fact Sheets includes a fact sheet on screening for teens, a screening FAQ for parents, and a list of mental health information resources for parents and teens.
Research that Supports Mental Health Screening in Primary Care
- Medscape Training: Access a free continuing medical education course regarding the implementation of screening in primary care settings.
- Medscape Article: Access a free educational course regarding the implementation of screening in primary care settings.
Screening Recommendations and Expert Consensus
Newsletters and Brochures
|Our bi-monthly primary care newsletter focuses on strategies, tools and trends for adolescent mental health. View the latest edition. Sign up to receive the primary care newsletter via email in the box on the upper right.|
|The TeenScreen National Center for Mental Health Checkups Brochure provides information about the National Center, our programs and initiatives, our policy efforts and more.|
|The TeenScreen Primary Care Brochure provides an overview of TeenScreen Primary Care and the importance of mental health checkups in primary care settings.|
- Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth: A Practitioner’s Guide
- Pocket Guide for Alcohol Screening and Brief Intervention for Youth
- Brief Interventions in Child Mental Health for the Pediatric Practitioner Project: resources developed by the Maryland Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics around screening, brief interventions and motivational interviewing for a range of mental and behavioral health issues.
- The Family Experience with Primary Care Physicians and Staff, from the National Alliance on Mental Illness, reviews the results of a nationwide survey on the family’s perspective on mental health in primary care and discusses how providers can improve perceptions.
- Sound Advice on Mental Health from the American Academy of Pediatrics
- Audio interviews with experts in children’s mental health offer families practical advice on fostering positive emotional development in their children