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Message ID: 10045
Date: 2016-10-21

Author:Erin R. Barnett

Subject:Re: Trauma screen for infants and toddlers

Hi Jessica, I developed a brief parent-report scale, mapping on directly to the new DSM-5 criteria for PTSD in children under 6. It does also ask for traumatic events, briefly. We are using it in some of our projects and in our local CMHCs, however, I have not done any psychometric testing (shame on me!). My predecessor Harriet Rosenberg developed the DSM-IV version and I revised it to the DSM-5 version. It is called the Early Childhood Traumatic Stress Scale. Let me know if you want to see it, talk about it. Erin Barnett, PhD Assistant Professor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Department of Psychiatry Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center One Medical Center Drive Lebanon NH 03756 603-653-0739 (M-Th) 603-542-5449 (F) erin.r.barnett@dartmouth.edu ________________________________ From: bounce-120918728-76447954@list.cornell.edu on behalf of Jessica Bartlett Sent: Friday, October 21, 2016 8:20:37 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Trauma screen for infants and toddlers Hi All, The NCTSN Evaluation Community of Practice is interested in identifying a good trauma screener for very young children (birth to five), and I thought that this group might have some wisdom on the subject. We are aware that the Young Child PTSD Symptom Checklist is applicable (and free) but has some flaws and has not yet been shown to have good psychometric properties (to our knowledge). The Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children appears is reliable and valid, but can't be used for children under the age of three. Unfortunately, measures that require observation and coding of parent-infant interactions are not feasible for most NCTSN projects. We would be very grateful for your thoughts and ideas! Jessica Jessica Dym Bartlett, MSW, PhD | Senior Research Scientist, Child Welfare/Early Childhood Development 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1200W | Bethesda, MD 20814 (240) 223-9218 Child Trends, Research to Improve Children's Lives

Hi Jessica, I developed a brief parent-report scale, mapping on directly to the new DSM-5 criteria for PTSD in children under 6. It does also ask for traumatic events, briefly. We are using it in some of our projects and in our local CMHCs, however, I have not done any psychometric testing (shame on me!). My predecessor Harriet Rosenberg developed the DSM-IV version and I revised it to the DSM-5 version. It is called the Early Childhood Traumatic Stress Scale. Let me know if you want to see it, talk about it. Erin Barnett, PhD Assistant Professor Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth, Department of Psychiatry Dartmouth Trauma Interventions Research Center Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center One Medical Center Drive Lebanon NH 03756 603-653-0739 (M-Th) 603-542-5449 (F) erin.r.barnettdartmouth.edu ________________________________ From: bounce-120918728-76447954list.cornell.edu on behalf of Jessica Bartlett Sent: Friday, October 21, 2016 8:20:37 AM To: Child Maltreatment Researchers Subject: Trauma screen for infants and toddlers Hi All, The NCTSN Evaluation Community of Practice is interested in identifying a good trauma screener for very young children (birth to five), and I thought that this group might have some wisdom on the subject. We are aware that the Young Child PTSD Symptom Checklist is applicable (and free) but has some flaws and has not yet been shown to have good psychometric properties (to our knowledge). The Trauma Symptom Checklist for Young Children appears is reliable and valid, but can't be used for children under the age of three. Unfortunately, measures that require observation and coding of parent-infant interactions are not feasible for most NCTSN projects. We would be very grateful for your thoughts and ideas! Jessica Jessica Dym Bartlett, MSW, PhD | Senior Research Scientist, Child Welfare/Early Childhood Development 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1200W | Bethesda, MD 20814 (240) 223-9218 Child Trends, Research to Improve Children's Lives