Handbook of Pediatric Psychological Screening and Assessment in Primary Care provides an overview of the principles of screening, monitoring, and measuring of the treatment outcomes of behavioral health disorders in pediatric primary care. The Handbook serves as a guide to the selection of psychometric measures that can be used to screen for and/or assess behavioral health problems of children and adolescents. The Handbook is an invaluable reference to behavioral health clinicans in maximizing potential benefits in efficient assessment and effective treatment of children and adolescents in pediatric primary care settings as well as other health care settings.



part I|115 pages

General Considerations

chapter 1|54 pages


ByMark E. Maruish

chapter 2|14 pages

An Overview of Integrated Pediatric Primary Care

ByJulie A. Pajek, Terry Stancin

chapter 4|23 pages

Psychologists’ Facilitation of Behavioral Health Screening in Pediatric Primary Care

Rationale and Practicalities
ByBarbara Ward-Zimmerman, Ellen B. Berlinsky

part II|316 pages

Psychological Assessment Instruments and Procedures

chapter 5|15 pages

The Clinical Interview in Pediatric Primary Care

ByMeghan Walls, Megan Cohen, Cheyenne Hughes-Reid

chapter 6|29 pages

Global Screening for Behavioral Health Disorders

ByEugene D’Angelo, Rachel Tunick, Keneisha Sinclair-McBride, Nicholas Morelli

chapter 7|32 pages

Screening and Assessment of Depression

ByEugene D’Angelo, Keneisha Sinclair-McBride, Rachel Tunick, Nicholas Morelli

chapter 8|24 pages

Assessing Suicidality and Safety Concerns in Pediatric Primary Care

ByEmily F. Muther, Nicholas F. Hartley

chapter 9|28 pages

Screening and Assessment of Anxiety

ByElizabeth M. Robinson, Erin Thompson, Allison Baylor Williams, Selamawit Hailu, Zachary Radcliff, Katy E. Maher

chapter 10|19 pages

Screening and Assessment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

ByErin Thompson, Allison Baylor Williams, Elizabeth M. Robinson, Zachary Radcliff, Katy E. Maher

chapter 11|31 pages

Screening and Assessment for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Pediatric Populations in Integrated Primary Care

ByJonathan P. Muther, Yajaira Johnson-Esparza

chapter 12|27 pages

Screening and Assessment of Eating Disorders

ByLaura A. Shaffer, Christina M. Cammarata

chapter 13|19 pages

Screening and Assessment of Cognitive Impairment

ByRyan R. Landoll, Corinn A. Elmore, Andrea F. Weiss, Hannah R. Martinez

chapter 14|15 pages

Screening and Assessment of Substance Use

ByJustine W. Welsh, John R. Knight

chapter 15|23 pages

Screening and Assessment of Sleep Disturbance

ByKathryn W. Hoffses, Sarah Morsbach Honaker, Andrew R. Riley, Tawnya J. Meadows

chapter 16|14 pages

Screening for Pediatric ADHD in the Primary Care Clinic

ByKimberly Kelsay, Shaleah Dardar

chapter 17|29 pages

Screening and Assessment of Disruptive, Impulse-Control, and Conduct Disorders

ByJennifer Burt, Brandy Clarke, Zachary LaBrot

chapter 18|9 pages

Screening and Assessment of Autism Spectrum Disorders

ByAbigail Angulo

part III|37 pages

Examples of Integrated Pediatric Primary Care Programs

chapter 19|15 pages

Integrated Behavioral Health in Pediatric Primary Care Settings

Using Screening Processes as Ports of Entry for Children and Families
ByAyelet Talmi, Bridget Burnett, Melissa Buchholz

chapter 20|20 pages

Using an Integrated Pediatric Primary Care Program to Serve Low-Income, Urban Families

ByHeather A. Jones, Zachary Radcliff, Ruben Martinez, Elizaveta Bourchtein, Nour Al Ghriwati, Stephanie A. Wilson, Bruce D. Rybarczyk