Trauma Screening Tools

Young Child PTSD Checklist (YCPC)

  • 42-item screen completed by caregiver to determine need for referral to clinical treatment for PTSD.
  • Ages 1-6.
  • Tulane University- Institute of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health.

Trauma Screening Checklist

  • Four-item Caregiver report.
  • Identifying Children at Risk ages 0-5.
  • Southwest Michigan Children’s Trauma Assessment Center.

Diagnostic Infant and Preschool Assessment (DIPA)

  • Interview of caregivers for children 9 months - 6 years old.
  • Covers symptoms in diagnostic categories including PTSD.
  • Tulane University- Institute of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health.

Traumatic Events Screening Inventory (TESI-CRF-R/ TESI-PRR)

  • 24-item Caregiver report.
  • Ages 0-7.
  • U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs- National Center for PTSD.

Traumatic Stress Screen for Children and Adolescents (TSSCA)

  • Six-item self-report report.
  • Ages 3-18.
  • Published by University of Minnesota.