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Message ID: 10057
Date: 2016-10-21

Author:Wendy Anson

Subject:Re: Trauma screen for infants and toddlers

Hello Jessica, We are now developing a language-agnostic, tablet-based trauma comprehensive exposure assessment tool (incorporating biometrics and behavioral aspects), most likely as part of an SBIR. One of advisors is Michael Scheeringa, M.D., Tulane, and one child psychiatrist at GSOM; and an NIH psychometrician has been advising. Another local consultant is Jack Epstein, MD (I think Jack knows a couple people at your organization). Please let me know if I can provide any information. Best, Wendy Wendy Anson, PhD Educational Psychology & Technology ​Synapstory Production Group 3431 Connecticut Ave Washington DC 20008​ On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 8:20 AM, Jessica Bartlett > wrote: 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

Hello Jessica, We are now developing a language-agnostic, tablet-based trauma comprehensive exposure assessment tool (incorporating biometrics and behavioral aspects), most likely as part of an SBIR. One of advisors is Michael Scheeringa, M.D., Tulane, and one child psychiatrist at GSOM; and an NIH psychometrician has been advising. Another local consultant is Jack Epstein, MD (I think Jack knows a couple people at your organization). Please let me know if I can provide any information. Best, Wendy Wendy Anson, PhD Educational Psychology & Technology ​Synapstory Production Group 3431 Connecticut Ave Washington DC 20008​ On Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 8:20 AM, Jessica Bartlett > wrote: 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