YOUTH ANXIETY BROCHURE FOR PEDIATRIC PRIMARY CARE OFFICES
The US Preventative Service Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that primary care providers (PCPs) screen all children aged 8 to 18 for anxiety disorders. In response to this recommendation, The REACH Institute and Anxiety and Depression Association of America partnered to create a FREE brochure for PCPs to share with caregivers of anxious children and teens.
The brochure provides helpful information about:
Click Here to download the FREE brochure.
SCREEN for CHILD ANXIETY RELATED DISORDERS (SCARED)
Developed by Boris Birmaher, M.D., Suneeta Khetarpal, M.D., Marlane Cully, M.Ed., David Brent, M.D., and Sandra McKenzie, Ph.D., Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, University of Pittsburgh
The SCARED is a child and parent self-report questionnaire used to screen for childhood anxiety disorders and monitor symptoms. The questionnaire is for children ages 8 -18 years.
SCARED – Parent Version
To be completed by parents or caregivers
SCARED – Child Version
NOTE: for children ages 8-11 have the child answer the questionnaire sitting with an adult in case they have any questions.
“The training provided an interactive learning experience for a highly salient topic with limited community resources. The specific tools provided (for screening, treatment, and follow-up) and the network of providers are so valuable for sustaining this in practice.”