MDOCC

For Primary Care Providers

Primary Care Screening Tools

The following list includes available screening tools in the public domain that are available at no-cost. These tools can assist you in screening for common behavioral health concerns in primary care.


Edinburgh Depression Scale

The Edinburgh is a 10-question self-report scale for to identify mothers at risk of perinatal depression.


Epworth Sleepiness Scale-Youth

The Modified Pediatric Epworth Sleepiness Scale is a 10-question self-report tool used to determine the level of daytime sleepiness in patients aged 6-16.


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M-CHAT R/F

The M-CHAT R/F (Revised and Follow-Up) is a parent self-report screening tool to assess risk for Autism Spectrum Disorder in children 16-30 months of age. The longer, follow-up interview portion of the M-CHAT is available for children who have scores on the M-CHAT between 3 and 7.


PHQ-9 Modified for Teens

The Patient Health Questionnaire-Modified for Teens (PHQ 9-Modified) can be used with patients between the ages of 12 and 18. This screener indicates the likelihood that a youth is at risk for depression.


SCARED Child

The SCARED is a child self-report instrument used to screen for childhood anxiety disorders including general anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder and social phobia. In addition, it assesses symptoms related to school phobias.


SCARED Parent

The SCARED is a parent self-report instrument used to screen for childhood anxiety disorders including general anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, panic disorder and social phobia. In addition, it assesses symptoms related to school phobias. Target population is children aged 8-18 years.


Vanderbilt Parent Scale

The parent version of the ADHD scale used for helping healthcare professionals diagnose ADHD.